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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.

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“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

Pitch your film at the Global Short Docs Forum 2020!

This year, we are thrilled to be joined by some of the most established digital media platforms in the industry, including: AJE Witness, BBC Arabic, CBC, The Guardian, Thomson Reuters Foundation and VICE World News. 12 filmmakers selected for the Global Short Docs Forum 2020 will join an intensive 4-week training and mentoring programme, leading to one-to-one pitching sessions…

Why it is crucial to champion international coverage of the pandemic

Accurate, impartial and accessible journalism has never felt more important. As we near the deadline for entries to the OWM Coronavirus Reporting Award, we spoke to some of the award judges to hear more about the importance of shining a light on the work of the journalists and filmmakers who are covering the pandemic.  “This…

Introducing the judges of Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020

With just 1 week to go to until the entry deadline, we are thrilled to announce the judges of the OWM Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020! This award seeks to champion stories that show us international perspectives on the pandemic, particularly spotlighting solutions-based stories. Our five judges have been specially selected for their expertise across the international reporting and development sectors: Heba…

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