Call for Submissions to the 5th AJB DOC Film Festival
Submissions for the fifth edition of the AJB DOC Film Festival will be made through the application form on the web site www.ajbdoc.ba or through the Film Freeway platform. Submission deadline is May 25th 2022.
Al Jazeera Balkans International Documentary Film Festival announces a Call to authors and production companies to participate in the fifth edition of the AJB DOC, which will take place in Sarajevo from 9th to 13th September 2022.
AJB DOC Film Festival is organized by the TV broadcaster Al Jazeera Balkans in cooperation with Al Jazeera Media Network and Al Jazeera Media Institute in Doha. The Festival aims to promote authors and documentaries which address various social phenomena, while taking an honest approach in dealing with profound topics and portraying real-life stories. The Festival will focus on documentaries intended for TV broadcasting.
Submissions for the fifth edition of the AJB DOC Film Festival will be made through submit-a-film on the website www.ajbdoc.ba or through the Film Freeway platform. Submission deadline is May 25th 2022.
There is no country-of-origin limitation for producers and authors who wish to submit their film. One of the main criteria is a TV documentary format with a minimum duration of 22 to 27 minutes and a maximum of 44 to 52 minutes. All additional details regarding submissions and rules and regulations are available on the official festival site.
The official selection of the fifth AJB DOC Film Festival will be announced at the beginning of September 2022. The Festival will screen over 20 documentaries across three festival selections: competition selection, out-out-competition Last Minute Cinema selection and AJB Screening.
On the festival closing night, three awards will be presented: Main Jury Award for the best film in the competition selection, Programme Department Jury Award and Audience Award. All selected films may be considered for an acquisition agreement with the Al Jazeera Balkans and broadcast on its TV Channel.