Since 2009 WeOwnTV has trained over 324 West African media makers. Their powerful work has received TV broadcasts, screened in galleries and played at films festivals worldwide.
Our mentorship program has supported 14 West African documentary filmmakers since 2016, run 6 workshops and distributed direct cash awards totaling $86,000.
GENIUS OF MARIAN /
GENIUS OF CARING
The film was broadcast on PBS' award winning series POV and released internationally. It gained CME (Continuing Medical Education) accreditation and materials have been used at more than 60 universities across the country.
KICK EBOLA OUT
This informational campaign was run by WeOwnTV and the Freetown Media Centre during the 2014/2015 Ebola outbreak. 30+ Life saving public health messages were produced in 7 local languages, aired on TV, radio, online and in communities across the country, reaching over 2 million Sierra Leonean citizens.