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  • Announcing our new Acting Director

    This announcement comes as Gemma Bradshaw steps down from her role as Director of One World Media to take maternity leave.

  • Jon Snow journalist announced as patron

    Introducing our new patron: Jon Snow

    We are excited to welcome journalist and broadcaster Jon Snow as One World Media’s new patron!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Get your pitches ready!

    The One World Media Fellowship is now open for applications. Whether you’re looking for support to direct your short documentary, write an international feature story, or produce a radio piece, we want to hear from you.

  • Say hello to our wonderful judges

    This year’s line up of award-winning filmmakers, top editors, international correspondents and media experts will join us from every corner of the globe to select the final nominees and winner of each of the fifteen One World Media Awards.