Underreported Stories – Radio & Audio

  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…

Underreported Stories – Print Award

  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…

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,…

Q+A with Isam Uraiqat, Editor of AlHudood

  Journalists and filmmakers are society’s watchdogs, ensuring government accountability and informing people of what is going on in the world around them. Yet they…

How Do Journalists Continue Despite The Dangers?

  What do you do when you’re a journalist under government pressure to stop? You probably hope that you can keep reporting, but you know…

Underreported Stories – Children in Conflict

  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…

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…

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…

5 important things to remember during your shoot

  “We’ll just fix it in post.” As a documentary filmmaker making your first films, you will often find yourself wearing multiple hats. You’re the…

Where Are They Now? – Fellowship Alumni

This industry can be a tough nut to crack. It’s difficult to know where to start, who to speak to, and how to get a…

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,…

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…

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…

Turning environmental issues into stories

  Last year was one of the hottest years on record. The past four years in fact have seen global temperatures at their highest –…

Awards Spotlight Series – The Other Side of the Wall

  In a world of seemingly never-ending hostility and division, journalists and filmmakers who dedicate their careers to telling stories that highlight our common humanity…

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…

The Google News Initiative – Building a Stronger Future for Journalism

A Guest Blog by Google People come to Google looking to access information they can trust, and that information often comes from the reporting of…

Awards Spotlight Series – Escape from Syria: Rania’s Odyssey

  In a world of seemingly never-ending hostility and division, journalists and filmmakers who dedicate their careers to telling stories that highlight our common humanity…

Awards Spotlight Series – Earthrise: Jordan’s Water Wise Women

  In a world of seemingly never-ending hostility and division, journalists and filmmakers who dedicate their careers to telling stories that highlight our common humanity…

Why journalism in conflict areas is more vital than ever before…

A Guest Blog by Save the Children Save the Children’s founder, Eglantyne Jebb, once said: “All wars, whether just or unjust, disastrous or victorious, are…

Awards Spotlight Series – Exodus: Our Journey Continues

  In a world of seemingly never-ending hostility and division, journalists and filmmakers who dedicate their careers to telling stories that highlight our common humanity…

One World Media Awards 2019 – Call for Entries!

Now in its 31st year of celebrating journalistic excellence in international media coverage of the developing world, One World Media is calling for journalists, filmmakers…

Top 5 Lessons for Emerging Filmmakers from Industry Experts

In an industry where you could be forgiven for feeling as though you are working alone – fighting a constant up hill battle for funding,…

30 Mentors for 30 Filmmakers

To mark One World Media’s 30th Anniversary we’re thrilled to be matching 30 emerging filmmakers and journalists with 30 career mentors from across the media…

Announcing our Production Fund Grantees!

We are very excited to introduce our new Production Fund grantees for Autumn 2018! The One World Media Production Fund exists to give new and emerging talent…

Q+A With The Gatekeepers

  If you had 20 minutes to pitch your short documentary to the BBC, what would you say? For any ambitious filmmaker, the opportunity to have 20…

How Should Documentary Filmmakers Work with Media Platforms?

  A Guest Blog by Docudays UA   What kind of short films is interesting for global media giants, such as The Guardian, AJ+, BBC…

The Magic of Unexpected Stories

Dogs are barking, a beautiful shot of an icy landscape comes into view and we hear how a young woman takes her first steps into…

Production Fund Showcase 2018

Thursday 6 December | 6.30PM Join us for an evening celebrating our Production Fund grantees. In partnership with Channel 4, we will be hosting a screening of…

Where Are They Now?

Since its launch in 2001, the One World Media Fellowship has supported 184 emerging journalists and filmmakers to report from over 70 countries. Many of these…

GSDF 2018 Photo Diary

The first edition of the Global Short Docs Forum in London hosted 16 filmmakers from all around the world – from Greece to Colombia, from Turkey to…

Top 5 Tips for Pitching Short Docs

Pitching your film to funders, commissioners or film festivals is no easy task, but it’s something every successful filmmaker needs to learn to do. It…

Global Short Docs Forum is back for 2019!

Following the success of its first edition in London, we are delighted to announce that the Global Short Docs Forum is back for its second…

The Production Fund is NOW OPEN!

Applications are NOW OPEN for our 2018 Autumn Production Fund, which gives emerging journalists and filmmakers the opportunity to cover stories in a developing country and bring…

Gemma Bradshaw Appointed Director of One World Media

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Gemma Bradshaw as the new Director of One World Media, taking over from Clothilde Redfern who has…

Announcing the 2018 Awards Winners

We are happy to announce the winners across all 14 categories of this year’s One World Media Awards, which marks 30 years of recognising excellence in international journalism…

Director’s Announcement

After six years of leading our organisation and driving forward all our activities, industry events and programmes, including co-founding the inaugural Global Short Docs Forum and overseeing the…

One World Media Awards tickets now on sale

In 2018, One World Media is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the annual Awards, with a special ceremony hosted by Jon Snow. A limited number…

Announcing the 2018 One World Media Awards Longlist!

We are delighted to announce the longlists across all 14 categories of this year’s One World Media Awards, which marks 30 years of recognising excellence in international journalism…

30th Anniversary OWM Awards Goodie Bags

We are pleased to announce that EverythingBranded.co.uk have donated a number of organic fairtrade bags and branded pens for our annual One World Media Awards.…

Introducing our 2018 Production Fund Mentors

In celebration of our 30th anniversary, we are matching 30 mentors with our Production Fund grantees. We are delighted to announce the first group of…

Announcing the 2018 OWM Awards Judges

We are pleased to announce the judges for the 2018 One World Media Awards, which marks 30 years of supporting and celebrating outstanding media coverage of developing countries.…

Announcing Global Short Docs Participating Platforms

We are delighted to announce our participating platforms for the first edition of Global Short Docs Forum. Successful applicants will learn to navigate the new marketplace…

New Post-Production Workshops at ClearCut Pictures

As part of our commitment to supporting new talent, we’re delighted to be working with Clear Cut Pictures to provide post-production workshops for our selected…

Global Short Docs Deadline Extended

Thank you to all who have applied for the first edition of our Global Short Docs Forum. We’re very excited to see the range and…

EBRD Joins as New Production Fund Sponsor

We are committed to nurturing new talent and championing excellent media coverage of the developing world. Our Production Fund is a big part of what…

Call for Production Fund Mentors

2018 is a very special year for us. To celebrate One World Media’s 30th anniversary, we are planning to match 30 industry mentors with 30 of…

Welcome to our new Production Fund Grantees!

Our  grantees will be travelling to countries including Panama, Somaliland and Sri Lanka, to report on stories of widows’ rights, an ex-combatant turned tour guide,…

Announcing the Women Entrepreneurs Reporting Award

As part of a very special anniversary year, we’re proud to announce our collaboration with the World Bank to launch a new Award category in…

Call for the Global Short Docs Forum is now OPEN!

Calling all documentary filmmakers: Applications to the first edition of our Global Short Docs Forum are now open! GSDF is a 4-day workshop for filmmakers from all over…

ANNOUNCING: Global Short Docs Forum!

We’re delighted to announce that the first edition of our Global Short Docs Forum (GSDF) will be taking place in 2018! GSDF is a new…

SAVE THE DATE: One World Media Awards 2018

A celebration of the most outstanding media coverage of the developing world, the Awards showcase excellence and recognise the journalists and filmmakers whose work increases…

Announcing ITV News as our New Production Fund Sponsor!

We believe in championing diverse talent, and we seek to encourage applicants from all walks of life. As such, we are delighted to announce ITV…

Africa’s Perfect Storm Screening in Sierra Leone

We’re delighted that Channel 4 have helped us organise a screening of Unreported World: Africa’s Perfect Storm in Sierra Leone on 23 October. Showing a finished programme to contributors is something…

Our Production Fund is NOW OPEN!

It’s that time of year again – applications are NOW OPEN for round two of our 2017 Production Fund, which gives those starting out in journalism or filmmaking…

Introducing the 2017 One World Media Grantees!

Our 2017 grantees will be travelling to countries including Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Lebanon, to report on stories of gang culture, illegal fishing, K-Pop obsessed…

One World Media Awards 2018 – Photo Gallery

The 2018 One World Media Awards took place at BAFTA on 18 June. Watch clips from the ceremony on our Vimeo page and view a…

2016 Production Fund Updates

Last year we funded 18 young reporters to tell important and original stories from the developing world through interactive & immersive multimedia, online and print articles,…

2017 One World Media Award Winners

On Tuesday 6 June 2017 we hosted the 29th Annual One world Media Awards, celebrating journalists and filmmakers whose work increases cultural understanding and promotes…

Fresh Eyes on the World | Bertha DocHouse Screening

On Monday 15 May 2017, we showcased several short documentaries covering stories from the developing world at Bertha DocHouse in central London. The three films –…

Announcing The 2017 One World Media Awards Nominees!

We are delighted to announce the 2017 One World Media Awards nominees! Our Awards recognise journalistic excellence in coverage of underreported stories from across the world.…

New International Reporting Workshops!

Do you want to tell stories from the developing world? Book now to attend one of our International Reporting workshops! Our day-long training provides practical skills and…

Announcing The 2017 One World Media Awards Judges!

We are pleased to announce the 2017 One World Media Awards judges! Each category in our Awards is judged by a carefully selected panel, all…

Announcing The 2017 One World Media Awards Shortlist!

We are delighted to announce the top entries across all 15 categories of this year’s One World Media Awards, which recognise excellence in international journalism…

New Workshop – Telling Stories Through Photographs

We’re excited to announce our new photo storytelling workshop with Arete Stories, taking place on Friday 12 May 2017. This one-day training event, led by…

Production Fund now open for applications!

Are you a journalist or filmmaker with a desire to tell an original story from the wider world? Our Production Fund supports early-career journalists and…