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  • Stories that change the future

    We are at a critical point in the history of our planet. As we emerge from the pandemic, presented with a unique opportunity to ‘build back better’, it is crucial to provide a platform for impactful environmental stories that motivate, as well as agitate, says Lisa Rose, Head of Impact at WaterBear Network.

  • Why we need to tell more stories about women entrepreneurs

    More than ever we need stories of resilience, leadership and inspiration. Maria Shaw-Barragan, Head of EIB Global Partners, highlights the positive impact of shining a light on women entrepreneurs: the unsung heroes of community and economic development.

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…