WORLD Channel Submissions

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Your voice. Your film. Your channel. Submit today.

WORLD Channel presents documentaries and news that examine and celebrate the human condition through personal stories from around the globe. Our programs ask the question: How do we struggle, overcome, and thrive in a changing world?

To find the best and broadest answers, WORLD seeks storytellers who want to share their stories with us and our viewers. We have an open and rolling process, and so are currently taking submissions for completed non-fiction projects of any length. If selected, your short or long-form work may be featured on WORLD Channel and

Our original series include:

America ReFramed, a long-form independent documentary series that provides viewers with a snapshot of today’s American life - the guts, glory, and grit of a changing America

Doc World,, an international series opening a window for American audiences into the realities of people and societies from many nations

Local, USA, a half-hour series focusing on a single theme uniting one or more short-form stories from around the U.S each week

N.S.E.W., a weekly showcase of regional series from across the country by the best of public media

Don’t think your project will fit into any of our series? No problem. Submit your project and we’ll take a look at how it may fit into our programming.

All submissions must adhere to PBS and WGBH editorial and funding guidelines.  Please read these guidelines before submitting your project. We look forward to reviewing your film.

Independent Filmmakers > SUBMIT HERE