Alaa Eddine Aljem studied film at the ESAV Marrakesh and INSAS schools in Brussels. He has worked on several projects for both cinema and television. His films have been selected at festivals around the world, winning several awards. His first feature film script, The Unknown Saint, was awarded at Locarno film festival and selected at La fabrique des cinémas du monde at Cannes and at the Sundance lab. He was recognized by Screen International as one the five Arab Stars of Tomorrow in December 2016.