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  • Meet the Commissioners

    SESSION 3: Narrative in News – Meet the Gatekeepers

    Thursday 9 November | 6pm-7pm A panel of top news editors will detail their remit for commissioning narrative reports and short documentaries for news. The panel will share valuable insights into what exactly they look for when commissioning short narrative pieces, from the optimum length, to the specific form and content that they aim to…

  • OWM-Perfect-Storm

    Africa’s Perfect Storm Screening in Sierra Leone

    Monday 23 October | 11AM – 1PM | Sierra Leone  We’re delighted that Channel 4 have helped us organise a screening of Unreported World: Africa’s Perfect Storm in Sierra Leone. Showing a finished programme to contributors is something we at One World Media consider of vital importance, and features in our fair filming guidelines. The event will be held at the British Council…

  • A Perfect Storm Panel

    A Perfect Storm: How do we decide which disasters to cover?

    Thursday 12 October | 6-9pm 6.30pm: How do we decide which disasters to cover? The floods in Texas and former British Carribbean territories received so much more coverage than the floods in Asia which killed at least 1200. In Sierra Leone in August, a landslide caused by heavy rains killed 400 in a matter of…

  • Islam in the Media - Panel

    Islam in the Media: Are we getting it right?

    Date: Thursday 21 September 2017 Location: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development   Join us to discuss UK media’s coverage of Islam and Muslim communities, and explore whether in an environment of global conflict and growing Islamophobia, nuanced and fair reporting can break down prejudice. Our panel of broadcasters and expert commentators will examine the…

  • One World Media Awards 2018 – Photo Gallery

    The 2018 One World Media Awards took place at BAFTA on 18 June. Watch clips from the ceremony on our Vimeo page and view a selection of photos below.

  • OWM Awards 17

    One World Media Awards 2017

    A celebration of the most outstanding media coverage of the developing world, the Awards showcase excellence and recognise the journalists and filmmakers whose work increases cultural understanding and promotes equality and justice worldwide. DATE Tuesday 6 June 2017 TIME 6.30pm Drinks and bowl food 7.30pm Awards ceremony 9.45pm Drinks and canapés ADDRESS BAFTA 195 Piccadilly London W1J…

  • 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…