Call for applications for the first edition of the GSDF is now CLOSED.

Deadline: 9 February 2018

EXTENDED Deadline: 10AM (GMT) 16 February 2018


The Forum is open to applications from all parts of the world, for documentary projects up to 30 mins, either in production or in development with some existing footage. 16 filmmakers will be selected to attend a residential workshop in London on 15-18 May 2018, all expenses covered.


See Terms and Conditions and Submission Information.

To submit, fill in the online application form on the One World Media Submission Portal.



For more information, call us on 020 7922 7943 or email us at

Key Dates

3 January 2018: Open for Applications
9 February 2018: Deadline for Applications
16 February 2018: Extended Deadline for Applications
27 March 2018: Announcing Selected Projects
15-18 May 2018: Global Short Docs Forum in London