Learning the rich craft of documentary filmmaking and the process of planning, shooting and editing your first film can be challenging, especially if you’ve never studied filmmaking before. Fernando, one of our 2015 Production Fund recipients shares his advice and experience about making his first documentary film.
On Tuesday 1st March, we kicked off the run-up to International Women’s Day with a panel event exploring The Rise of Women Journalists in the Arab World, featuring Lindsey Hilsum, Dr Zahera Harb, Mina Al Oraibi, Yalda Hakim and Safa Al Ahmad
Reporting in hostile environments is not for the faint hearted. Experienced foreign reporter, Anna Averkiou, led our latest International Reporting Workshop on Friday. There was plenty of lively debate and inspiring anecdotes, leaving everyone with a thirst to start convering international issues!
Today is World Radio Day, an opportunity to celebrate the power of radio and its valuable role in providing education, freedom of expression and political and social empowerment over the airwaves. We asked some friends of One World Media to share their thoughts on the power of radio as a global medium of expression and empowerment.
We're coming up for air after receiving the biggest haul of entries ever for the One World Media Awards 2016! Keep an eye out for the longlist, to be announced in late March.
And there are 15 boxes like this stuffed full of extraordinary awards entries!
To whet your appetite, check out last year's winners here.
On Saturday 23rd January the Bertha Doc House at the Curzon Bloomsbury was packed with enthusiastic young film makers and students for the debut screening of five of our 2015 Production Fund films. Afterwards there was a lively Q & A session with four of the filmmakers, chaired by our trustee Jane Mote