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  • 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…

  • 6 Tips For Pitching Your Investigative Story

    Investigative journalism holds power to account. It tackles big subjects through deep reporting that uncovers the truth and provokes change. But how do you pitch your story once you’ve uncovered something?  …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • What are top editors looking for in an investigative story?

    In the lead up to our Global Investigations industry day, we’ll be doing a series of spotlights on our special guest speakers. To wrap up this series, we’re finishing strong by delving…

  • How do you carry out an open source investigation?

    In the lead up to our Global Investigations industry day, we’ll be doing a series of spotlights on our special guest speakers. For our second spotlight, we’ll be taking a closer look…

  • What is the future of investigative journalism?

    In the lead up to our Global Investigations industry day, we’ll be doing a series of spotlights on our special guest speakers. Today, we’re kicking off with our first session of the…

  • 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…

  • Announcing the digital platforms joining us in Kyiv

    With Global Short Docs Forum 2019 just around the corner, we are excited to announce the digital platforms that will be attending the event and hearing the filmmakers’ pitches!   It’s fantastic…

  • The Golden Age of the Short Doc

      A Guest Blog by Flora Gregory, Executive Producer   The way we consume media has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. The dominance of long-form films and strict format broadcast…

  • Why the GSDF will have a long-lasting effect on my professional life…

      A Guest Blog by Elena Horn, GSDF Participant 2018   Selling a documentary can be the most excruciating part of filmmaking.   I had worked on my project “THE LESSON” for…

  • 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…