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  • 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 industry. There is no shortage of original…

  • 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 the opportunity to report on an original…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Saila Huusko

    Our filmmaker spotlight this week is documentary filmmaker and journalist, Saila Huusko!   Saila’s work has appeared in The Guardian, Al Jazeera and Global Post, as well as numerous international film festivals.…

  • 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 minutes of undivided attention from a commissioner is…

  • 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 Stories? How do these platforms usually work…

  • Filmmaker Spotlight – Jason Hanasik

    This week our Filmmaker Spotlight is on Jason Hanasik!   Jason is a filmmaker, artist, curator and journalist. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Los Angeles Times, at the Smithsonian’s…

  • 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…