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  • short doc filmmaker

    5 reasons to apply for short documentary training

    Over the last decade, there has been a huge explosion of online content. With this has come an increased demand for short form documentaries and the filmmakers with the skills and experience…

  • tips for pitching documentary to commissioners

    6 things commissioners look for in your short documentary pitch

    There’s no secret sauce, but we’ve spoken to enough commissioners in our time to share some of their best tips!

  • Apply now for the Global Short Docs Forum

    After an exciting launch at the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, applications are now open for the Global Short Docs Forum. If you’re working on a short documentary, we want to hear from you!

  • Announcing the winners of the One World Media Awards 2021!

    Today we announced the winners of the annual One World Media Awards! The winners represent the year’s best media coverage of the global south across 15 categories.

  • 7 ways to build connections as a freelance journalist

    Building a professional network can often feel like a thankless task. Especially as a freelancer. But having a community of likeminded peers around you can be invaluable.

  • Meet the future of international reporting…

    We received over 400 applications to this Fellowship, almost twice as many as we have ever received before. The competition was tough, and making the selection was even tougher! A huge congratulations to the 20 selected fellows, who will now embark on a year long programme of development for their projects. We can’t wait to get started.

  • What is collaborative journalism

    What is collaborative journalism and why should I care?

    In the face of growing threats to journalists globally, collaborative journalism offers a solution uniquely resistant to those seeking to silence the truth. This approach to reporting also helps to break down the silos that have long plagued international journalism says Phineas Rueckert, Investigative Journalist at Forbidden Stories.

  • The nominees of the OWM Awards 2021

    From hundreds of entries, across 96 countries, we are thrilled to now announce the final nominees for all 15 awards categories! The winners will be presented at the online awards ceremony on 17 June 2021.

  • Introducing the judges of the OWM Fellowship 2021

    Chosen for their expertise and experience across the international media industry, the two jury panels will be choosing 10 international Fellows and 10 Fellows from across Africa.

  • Announcing the longlists for the OWM Awards 2021

    Selected from a record-breaking 500+ entries across 96 countries, we are honoured to announce the longlists in all 15 awards categories.

  • Introducing our two new trustees!

    We are very pleased to welcome Godfrey Cromwell and Leonor Stjepic to the One World Media Board of Trustees. Each bring a wealth of NGO and fundraising experience to the One World Media team, having worked to bring about lasting positive change across a wide range of organisations.

  • 5 reasons to apply to the One World Media Fellowship

    Whether you’re looking for support to direct your short documentary, write an international feature story or produce a radio doc, the Fellowship could be your springboard into the industry.  With just a…