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  • 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 ice skating. We meet Chuskit and she…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Julia Lemos Lima

    This week we are celebrating Brazilian documentary filmmaker, Julia Lemos Lima!   Julia was a OWM Fellow in 2016, for which she filmed her short doc ‘Breaking the Silence’, a film about how Brazilian…

  • 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 talented storytellers have continued to go from…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Peter Okojie

    This week, Peter Okojie, is our filmmaker of the week!   Born in the Edo State of Nigeria, Peter is a doc filmmaker and cinematographer working in Lagos. He was also 1…

  • 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 Myanmar. Through masterclasses and group work, the…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Mohamed Shalaby

    Mohamed Shalaby, director of short documentary 51K, is our filmmaker of the week!   Mohamed is an Egyptian filmmaker, who has worked on various projects for TV, short films, documentaries, and music…

  • 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 can be difficult to know where to…

  • 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 year! Global Short Docs Forum (GSDF) is a…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Elena Horn

      Each week throughout the call for submissions for Global Short Docs Forum 2019, we will be celebrating one of the talented filmmakers who attended last year’s GSDF event.   Follow the hashtag…

  • 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 underreported topics to light. Since 2001 our Production…

  • 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 left the team after six years. Gemma…

  • 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 and coverage of developing countries. See the…