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  • How to create social impact with your filmmaking

    The world is changing rapidly, encouraging us all to reflect on our priorities and make better use of the tools we still have available to us. In this guest blog, Egbert Wits from EngageMedia reflects on how filmmakers can harness the power of online video as a tool for social change.   In these strange…

  • The Stories That Made Me… with Eve Watling

    From format, style and imagery, to behind the scenes etiquette, as an aspiring journalist or doc filmmaker you can learn a lot by exposing yourself to a wide range of different work. We asked our Fellows to share the stories that most influenced them.   Throughout the call for applications to the One World Media…

  • A letter to my younger self • Yen Duong

    Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Given the chance, what advice would you give your younger self? We asked journalist, photographer and One World Media award winner, Yen Duong to take a trip down memory lane and share the advice she wishes she’d received as a young journalist.   Hello there, I hope you are well.…

  • Staff Pick: After Shock

    It was 11.56am on April 25, 2015 when everything started shaking. A devastating earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit Nepal. Five hours later and thousands of miles away in Hampshire, the UK’s largest Nepalese community began to rally support.  Written by Joshua Smith     Q+A with the writer For our latest Staff Pick we are…

  • A letter to my younger self • Ruona Meyer

    Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Given the chance, what advice would you give your younger self? We asked investigative journalist and One World Media award winner, Ruona Meyer to take a trip down memory lane and share the advice she wishes she’d received as a young journalist.   Dear You, You’ll question why you chose…

  • The Docs That Made Me… with Ali Sargent

    From form, pace and style, to sound and framing, as a new doc filmmaker you can learn a lot by watching a wide range of documentaries. We asked our Fellows to share the films that most influenced them.   Throughout the call for applications to the One World Media Fellowship, we will be learning about…

  • A Guide to Entering the One World Media Awards

    From category overviews and past winners to entry tips from our Awards team, this is your handy guide to entering the One World Media Awards!   With just a few days left to enter the One World Media Awards 2020, it’s time to knuckle down and finish up your awards entry (or entries)! To help…

  • Q+A with the judges of the One World Media Awards

    If you could ask award judges anything, what would it be? To help inspire you to complete your entry, we asked a few of this year’s judges some of our most frequently asked questions…   Whilst we countdown the final days of the call for entries to the One World Media Awards 2020, we spoke…

  • Staff Pick: Forensic Nurses – Fighting Sex Crimes in South Africa

    Forensic nurses assist victims of sexual crimes in South Africa, through counselling, physical examinations and testifying against perpetrators. Despite their high success rate in convicting rapists and abusers, forensic nursing as a profession faces extinction. Directed by Simisola Jolaoso     Q+A with the filmmaker For this month’s Staff Pick spotlight, we are thrilled to…

  • How I pitched my documentary to Vice

    Doc filmmaker and Global Short Docs participant, Owen Kean discusses finding a story, pitching with confidence and working with Vice. By Owen Kean   Pakistan’s Forgotten Dead, has over 300,000 views on YouTube and 2 million views on Facebook. The kind of audience doc filmmaker, Owen Kean, never dreamed of reaching whilst he was filming…