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and articles created by the One World Media alumni.

Events + Workshops

Our events bring together the industry’s leading professionals to debate pressing editorial issues, train emerging talent and create opportunities for new storytellers to meet gatekeepers.

How To Produce An Interactive Documentary
Thu, 3 December | 5pm

Storytelling Through Photography Workshop
25 Nov & 2 Dec 2020 | 3pm

“I’m delighted with everything One World Media has done for me. This project has become bigger than I could have imagined and provided me with a really solid entry point into the industry. If OWM hadn’t taken the chance and provided me with the grant, none of it would have happened.”

Dan Faber – One World Media Fellow 2018

“The world needs hope, inspiration and cross-cultural understanding now more than ever before and it’s fantastic that the One World Media Awards are here to recognise and celebrate that.”

Amanda Burrell – Earthrise Executive Producer

“I have been absolutely blown away by all the incredible ideas, by the passion, by the enthusiasm, by the level of detail and care and attention that’s been put into each of these projects. It’s been very exciting to see all of this young talent out there that’s waiting to share their stories with the world.”

Erica Edwards – LUSH

Latest News

The key to telling powerful stories with your photographs

Award-winning photojournalist Kate Holt describes her work on a challenging project in South Sudan, and breaks down some of the techniques she used to tell powerful stories with her photographs.   In March 2018, Plan International UK contacted me asking if I would be interested in photographing a project about teenage girls caught up in…

Building a Global Short Documentary Community in 2020

Over two days at the Global Short Docs Forum, commissioners will meet 12 filmmakers with incredible stories, who care passionately about short docs. We hope some of the films will peak their interest and get a commission. But the Forum is about more than pitching a single doc, it’s about nurturing and sustaining a global…

The New Humanitarian wins the Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020!

Selected from 400 entries across 68 countries, we are thrilled to announce that the winner of the OWM Coronavirus Reporting Award is How Coronavirus Hit Aden: A Yemeni Doctor’s Diary, The New Humanitarian! This powerful piece of reporting shares the diaries of Dr Ammar Derwish as he documents the tragic impact of the virus on…

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