Production Fund grantee Anna Wistreich, shares her experience of directing her first documentary film, and highlights the challenges of making a film about a controversial topic in a developing country.
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 grantees and One World Media Award winner, 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.
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