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  • Celebrating 10 years at One World Media!

    After 10 years at One World Media, Leanne Dmyterko shares her highlights. After an incredible 10 years at One World Media, Leanne Dmyterko is moving on to a new role. Over her time here, Leanne has shaped the One World Media Awards into one of the industry’s most prestigious and exciting events, and she will be greatly missed!…

  • Syrian media organisation ‘Radio Fresh’ receives One World Media Award

      This week marked the 31st year of One World Media celebrating journalistic excellence in international media coverage of developing countries. At our annual ceremony hosted by Channel 4’s Jon Snow, we announced the winners of the One World Media Awards 2019. Radio Fresh, based in Idlib, Syria, was announced as the winner of the prestigious One World Media…

  • 12 Fellows selected from a record-breaking number of entries!

      We are thrilled to welcome these 12 talented filmmakers and journalists to our 2019 Fellowship program!    This year we received a record-smashing number of entries, from over 50 countries, reflecting our continued commitment to support emerging talent from all over the world. From Yzza, a Moroccan doc filmmaker reporting on the challenges of the seasonal workers…

  • Catch up on the year’s underreported stories

      As we count down to the One World Media Awards 2019 it occurred to us that our longlisted entries present an excellent set of playlists to catch up on the past year of underreported stories. Across our 15 award categories, these playlists represent some of the industry’s best media coverage of developing countries. Starting with our…

  • Two Ukrainian Films Win Grants at Global Short Docs Forum

    This year’s Docudays UA festival hosted the Global Short Docs Forum, a unique workshop for short film creators organised by One World Media. As a result of GSDF, two Ukrainian filmmakers have been successful in securing a grant from the British Council, allowing them to continue with the production of their films. These include Taisiia…

  • Announcing the 2019 One World Media Awards Longlist!

      After receiving a record-breaking number of entries, we are delighted to announce the longlists across all 15 categories of this year’s One World Media Awards!   The One World Media Awards celebrate the industry’s best coverage of developing countries, with this year’s entries being of an exceptionally high standard. We received nearly 500 entries from more than…

  • That’s a wrap! – Global Short Docs Forum

    Last week, 16 short doc filmmakers, 7 digital platforms and a whole host of industry experts gathered for the second annual Global Short Docs Forum in Kyiv, Ukraine. The 4-day workshop was an incredible whirlwind of masterclasses, storytelling, collaborating, mentoring and pitching. From heartfelt debates on their favourite short docs, to an intense day of energetic pitch meetings, it has…

  • We’re taking our media fellowship global!

      There is a huge appetite for stories from developing countries, so in a climate of challenged media freedoms, it’s even more important to champion new talent who are telling their stories with integrity and creativity.   Time and time again we see filmmakers and journalists going above and beyond to bring us untold international…

  • Introducing the One World Media Fellowship!

    We’re always looking for a story that makes us sit up and see the world in a new way. Untold, and often unexpected stories, that make connections across cultures and break down prejudices…   A film following a young Iraqi woman obsessed with all things Korean; or a photojournalism piece that reveals violent clashes between the…

  • Introducing our Global Short Docs Forum 2019 Filmmakers!

      After receiving an impressive and varied range of applications from every corner of the globe, we are very excited to announce the final 16 filmmakers who have been selected to attend the second edition of the Global Short Docs Forum! Established as a new initiative to help bridge the gap between digital platforms and…