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  • 14 rising stars in documentary filmmaking

    We are thrilled to announce the 14 filmmakers who have been selected to attend the Global Short Docs Forum and have the chance to pitch their stories to commissioners from some of the industry’s most established digital platforms.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Staff Pick: Living the Chinese Dream

    For years the Chinese city of Yiwu has welcomed business-savvy Syrians, Yemenis, Libyans and Iraqis, but without laws recognising refugees many of the city’s migrants are worried about how long they will…

  • Staff Pick: Love in the Factories

    Pressured into conforming to heterosexual expectations, LGBT women seek refuge by going to work in Cambodia’s garment factories. Directed by Eve Watling     Q+A with the filmmaker For the first of…

  • One World Media Awards 2019: From the Intern’s Perspective

      I’ve worked at One World Media this summer as a communications assistant through my university’s abroad work program. I’ve met and gotten to know One World Media’s six-member team. Every day,…

  • 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, from over 50 countries, reflecting our continued commitment…

  • 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 foot through the door. This is true for…