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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Open Source Investigation

    A new wave of open source, ‘couch-investigators’ are transforming investigative journalism. We asked the team at BBC Africa Eye to share their top tips for getting started. with Daniel Adamson and Ben Strick, BBC Africa Eye   A new brand of techniques dubbed ‘open-source investigations’ are making use of open data sets, satellite imagery and…

  • 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…

  • 5 ways journalists can improve diversity in the media

    PressPad founder and One World Media alumni, Olivia Crellin shares her top 5 tips for how media professionals can work towards improving representation in the media. By Olivia Crellin The culture, composition and atmosphere of our workplaces and industry are the responsibility of us all. While it may seem that only those in positions of…

  • 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!…

  • Behind the scenes as a One World Media Trustee

    Executive producer, Monica Garnsey discusses her experiences as a One World Media Trustee.   From judging on our Awards panels and selecting our Fellows, to shaping our fundraising, branding and business strategy, our board of trustees play a crucial role in helping One World Media support strong and independent media coverage from all over the world. With just…