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Documentary filmmakers can receive global industry training at One World Media GSDF


Documentary filmmakers can receive global industry training at One World Media GSDF

One World Media is a global platform connecting journalists and filmmakers with one another to give them the opportunity to showcase their stories to the world. Its partners include internationally renowned media organisations like AlJazeera, Google News Initiative, BBC, British Council, etc. 

The Global Short Docs Forum (GSDF) has been taking place annually since 2018. Here, 16 filmmakers from around the world are brought together for an intensive training and pitch programme. 

Benefits:

  • Invaluable pitching training and mentoring
  • Workshops + masterclasses from industry experts
  • One-to-one meetings with digital platforms
  • Connect with doc filmmakers from all over the world

In GSDF 2023, we will dedicate 50% of the Forum places to stories of people solving social problems.

Check the application link for further details.

Eligibility: 

  • Filmmakers of short documentaries with new and original narratives.
  • Open to applications from all over world, with documentary projects up to 30 mins.
  • Interested in stories that have a social, political or cultural narrative, including but not limited to climate, health, education, gender, science and technology.
  • Special focus on solutions oriented stories, about people who are responding to current problems.

Check the application link for further details.

Application Process:

  • The annual call for applications is open to all.
  • Selection is based on the filmmaker’s proven ability and the strength of the story, characters and footage provided.
  • Longlisted applicants invited to additional training on pitching and editing, before the final selection.
  • 16 selected applicants participate in a 4 week intensive online training programme and one-to-one pitch meetings.
  • Applications to GSDF are free.

Application Deadline: 13 December 2022

Application Link: 

Interested applicants can check this link for details - https://cutt.ly/I1zWboS

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