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  • Fresh Eyes on the World Screening

    Fresh Eyes on the World

    On Monday 15 May 2017 we hosted a screening of short documentaries at the Bertha DocHouse in Curzon Bloomsbury. The Fresh Eyes on the World line-up included three short films directed and filmed by our Production Fund grantees. The screening was followed by networking drinks and a Q&A with the featured filmmakers, who discussed a variety of…

  • Telling Stories Through Photographs

    How to Tell a Story Through Photographs

    On Friday 12 May One World Media and photographer Kate Holt, from storytelling agency Arete, present a one day, hands-on workshop that will teach you how to tell stories through photographs. This photo storytelling workshop is ideal for aspiring journalists and photographers, as well as people working on communications for NGOs. The course encourages interpretation and…

  • Bertha Dochouse Screening

    Bertha DocHouse Screening: Fresh Eyes on the World

    On Monday 13 February 2017 we hosted a screening of short documentaries at the Bertha DocHouse in Curzon Bloomsbury. The Fresh Eyes on the World line-up included five short films directed and filmed by our Production Fund grantees. The screening was followed by a Q & A with three of the featured filmmakers – Olivia…

  • The Future Looks Short

    The Future Looks Short

    On 15 November 2016, we hosted an afternoon of discussion on short documentary for online distribution. Guest speakers included top industry experts – social media and short-form gatekeepers, digital news editors and festival programmers – who shared ideas on how to make short docs go large in terms of audience and impact. The day featured…

  • Whose Story is it Anyway

    Whose Story is it Anyway

    In September 2016, Al Jazeera English and One World Media collaborated on a joint workshop that explored the influence of different techniques of storytelling have on perceptions of power, authority, agency and ownership in documentaries from the global south. From concept to commentary, Ingrid Falck, Manager of Documentaries at Al Jazeera English and Fiona Lawson-Baker,…

  • The Rise of Women Journalists in the Arab World

    The Rise of Women Journalists in the Arab World

    In March 2016, we hosted an event on the rise of women journalists in the Arab world, held at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and moderated by Channel 4’s International Editor Lindsey Hilsum. The talk coincided with the launch of the Marie Colvin Journalists’ Circle (MCJC) – which mentors and supports a new…