Aljazeera Documentary announces the next call for submissions' dates for the new production cycle. Submissions will be exclusively through the online portal between April 30 May 9, 2023 (midnight Doha time). Kindly note that the maximum number of proposals allowed to be submitted is 3 proposals for companies or 1 for independent producers.


Priority acceptance for projects will be based on the table Below strands:





Art, Culture and Travel (Series)

Films that focus on the arts of all types, such as music, painting, dance or any other kind of art. This strand also includes films about travels and adventures.




(Films or Series)

Topics and stories suitable to be told that fits with the month of Ramadan.




This is Me

(1 hour)

Biographies from the Arab world celebrate the Arab history, identity and diversity.



Social Films

Contemporary social Arab stories engage with social issues related to race, gender, class, and identity.


People Inspiration

Films that explore different civilizations and cultures around the world, and highlight the richness and diversity of human experiences, as these films allow our audience to explore different perspective of the world.


Free Lens (Feature)

Creative and experimental feature films with a potential theatrical release or festival participations.


Our Planet

Stories related to the planet Earth and the diversity of its environment and the threats facing life on it, such as climate change, floods, global warming, desertification, alternative energy.


Nature & Environment

Wildlife and nature films, reserves/parks, hunting and animal species.


Science & Technology

Films about what science and technology provide to our daily lives, and how they contribute to improving the quality of life and well-being, or pose a new threat to it.




Upon completing each proposal on the portal, a confirmation email will be sent automatically with the proposal code.


After the deadline for receiving proposals, the following proposals will be excluded from the selection process,

  1. Incomplete proposals.
  2. All submissions from producers exceeded the maximum allowed number.


The first round of selection will be from May 10-25, 2023 . The producers whose projects are not selected will be notified by email.

The shortlisted project will be studied from May 28 until June 15. The finalists will be informed by email no later than Jaune 20 2023. 


In case of facing any error while submitting, send a screenshot to ajdproposal@aljazeera.net