About

Since launch in 2001 the One World Media Production Fund has supported over 160 young journalists and filmmakers to report from 68 developing countries. Our fund provides each recipient with a £1,000 grant, one-to-one mentoring, invaluable workshops on sound, editing and post production led by industry experts and introductions to commissioners at Sky News.

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The Production Fund is currently closed. It will reopen for applications in September ahead of the next deadline on 5 November 2017.

Judges

Monica Garnsey

Series Editor, Unreported World for Channel 4

Monica Garnsey

Delilah Jeary

Series Producer, On Assignment and Tonight programmes for ITV

Delilah Jeary

Nina Saada

International Producer, Sky News

Nina Saada

Claudine Spera

Producer, Guardian Global Development

Claudine Spera

Mentors

Flora Gregory

Freelance Consultant and Executive Producer

Flora Gregory

Bruno Bayley

Editor, VICE Magazine UK

Bruno Bayley

Grantees

Since 2001, One World Media has supported new journalists and filmmakers to cover stories about the wider world.

Sponsors

Our production fund is made possible by generous support from:

Sky News
LGT Vestra
The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation

In-Kind Supporters

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Content made thanks to the Production Fund has appeared in media outlets & festivals including

Aljazeera
Bertha Dochouse
Sheffield Doc Fest
Monica Garnsey

Monica Garnsey has directed numerous observational documentaries and current affairs films for the BBC and Channel 4 in the UK, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Gaza and elsewhere. She was awarded an Emmy for BBC’s Death in Tehran, an Amnesty International Media Award for Execution of a Teenage Girl (BBC) and a RTS Award for Help Me Love My Baby for C4.

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Delilah Jeary

Launched in 2014, On Assignment is now going into its fourth series of intriguing reports from around the world, featuring the very best of ITV News’ award-winning correspondents. Tonight is the UK’s most watched current affairs series and covers the stories that matter to the British audience every day.

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Toby Sculthorp

Toby is an RTS and BAFTA award-winning journalist with over 25 years of experience. He worked for BBC documentaries, Panorama, Newsnight, Rough Justice and Dispatched before setting up the Sky News long form unit in 2015. He is also editor of The Pledge and Sophie Ridge on Sunday, launching in January 2017.

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Claudine Spera

A former senior producer at BBC News, Claudine shot, edited and produced home and foreign stories for the BBC as well as live news programmes. Claudine currently oversees video commissions for The Guardian’s Global Development section, as well as two associated projects focusing on gender and modern day slavery.

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Flora Gregory

With over 30 years’ experience in broadcasting and many awards under her belt, Flora is always on a mission to uncover and mentor new talent. She conceived and ran Channel 4’s long running Unreported World and was founding commissioning editor of Witness, Al Jazeera English’s flagship documentary strand. She also oversaw 20 new Al Jazeera series.

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Amy Richardson

Originally a photojournalist, Amy completed an MA in Media and International Development whilst venturing into developing social-issue documentaries. In 2011 Amy joined WorldView, supporting numerous award-winning documentaries such as Virunga, 5 Broken Cameras and the interactive Shirt on Your Back with The Guardian, before joining True Vision in 2015.

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Bruno Bayley

Bruno has worked at VICE since 2007 and became the Editor of the UK edition of VICE Magazine in 2012. He is also the Managing Editor of VICE Magazine’s international editions. He has worked on numerous independent publishing projects and has judged several awards, including BJP’s Breakthrough Awards and Magnum/Photo London’s Graduate Awards.

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Nina Saada

Nina produces for both short and long form mediums, working alongside Sky’s Chief Correspondent, Foreign Affairs Editor and Diplomatic Editor. She recently received the RTS ‘Scoop of the Year’ award for her team’s investigation into Islamic State.

Previously a Foreign Editor at NBC News, Nina has worked on assignments ranging from the Arab Spring to Ukraine to the US Elections.  

She won the 2008 BJTC Award for her self-shot, self-produced documentary on child sacrifice in Uganda.

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