Al Jazeera Documentary and AJB DOC Film Festival are honored to announce a call for a new international project "Al Jazeera Documentary Industry Days @ AJB DOC" that will take place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 9th until 13th September 2022. This event intends to support the expansion of documentaries worldwide, including international co-productions, and introduce exciting and valuable projects to key decision-makers.

It will provide documentary filmmakers from the SEE, Caucasus, and MENA region with an opportunity to network with decision-makers and leading professionals from both regional and international film and TV industries. We aspire to help them secure funding for documentary production and support for their broadcast, distribution, screening, and sales worldwide. 

The three-day event will be divided into: 

  1. MAIN PITCH – ACCEPTING ALL STAGES OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT 
  2. WORK IN PROGRESS – PROJECTS THAT ARE IN POST-PRODUCTION
  3. BALKAN STAR – THE DEVELOPMENT STAGE 

Key submission dates:

  • Entry form available: April 1
  • Submission deadline: June 30 

AJD Industry Days @ AJB DOC plans to organize three-day meetings with authors of various projects. After initial presentations, the event will culminate in one-to-one meetings. 

"AJD Industry Days" aims to become a key meeting place for projects from the following regions: Southeast Europe, Caucasus, the Middle East, and North Africa (MENA). 

Key benefits also include: accessing a qualified and diverse professional audience, sealing financial deals, finding potential partners, meeting with other industry professionals. 

Submission for projects can be made through submit a project form, and on the website:  industry.ajbdoc.ba