Contests Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
29 April

Cambodia Burning Wins British Journal of Photography Award

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Cambodia Burning Wins British Journal of Photography Award

I’m very pleased to share the news that Cambodia Burning has won the ‘Moving Image’ category in the British Journal of Photography’s ‘Decade of Change’ Awards. “Around the world, governments are repeatedly failing to act on climate change. But photography can serve as a mirror. A warning sound. A vehicle for truth. From 1854 and […]

15 February

Cambodia Burning Awarded *Special Jury Mention* at Social Impact Media Awards

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Cambodia Burning Awarded *Special Jury Mention* at Social Impact Media Awards

https://youtu.be/LyDipCMOucIVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Cambodia Burning [4K] កម្ពុជាកំពុងឆេះ (https://youtu.be/LyDipCMOucI) I am pleased to share the news with you that my film, Cambodia Burning, has been awarded a Special Jury Mention at the Social Impact Media Awards by SIMA Studios. SIMA is a US non-profit that seeks to highlight and share documentaries […]

15 December

Cambodia Burning Film Wins Earth Photo Award

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Cambodia Burning Film Wins Earth Photo Award

Cambodia Burning [4K] កម្ពុជាកំពុងឆេះ from Sean Gallagher on Vimeo. I am delighted to share the news that my film Cambodia Burning has won the Short Film Award in this year’s Earth Photo Competition, hosted by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Forestry England. I am pleased that this award will bring even more attention […]

4 December

Cambodia’s Last Forests – Shortlisted for British Photography Awards

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Cambodia’s Last Forests – Shortlisted for British Photography Awards

I am happy to share the news that one of my images from my recent project ‘Cambodia Burning‘ has been shortlisted for the British Photography Awards 2021. The image selected is the one above and depicts two recently cut trees lying in the Beng Per Wildlife Sanctuary, in northern Cambodia. The image was taken by […]

6 March

Uncaged awarded Award of Excellence by Pictures of The Year

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Uncaged awarded Award of Excellence by Pictures of The Year

Thank you to Pictures of the Year who have awarded my film, Uncaged, with an Award of Excellence in the Documentary Daily Life category at this year’s awards. This film chronicles the journey of Gu Xuan, a young Chinese conservationist who has dedicated himself to protecting China’s songbirds from poachers. You can view the film […]

15 October

Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize

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Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize

I’m very happy to share the news that one of my images recently received the Environmental Photographer of the Year Changing Environments Prize from CIWEM. Taken in Tuvalu, it depicts the effects of coastal erosion, in the south west Pacific. It’s a problem that is being exacerbated by sea level rise and is from a […]

3 November

Environmental Photographer of the Year – Shortlist

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Environmental Photographer of the Year – Shortlist

Happy to share with you the news that an image of mine has been shortlisted for the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition. This image was taken as part of my recent project ‘Exotic Pets in China‘, supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This is the second year running one of […]

20 June

Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

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Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

Very pleased to share the news that I have been shortlisted for Environmental Photographer of the Year, for an image in my series ‘Beijing: The Masked City’ taken early last year. Thanks to Atkins CIWEM – The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management who also selected my film ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’ as […]

15 April

The world’s most stunning environment photos – The Guardian

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The world’s most stunning environment photos – The Guardian

This week the Guardian published a gallery of images showcasing some of the previous entries to the Environmental Photographer of the Year Competition. I was very pleased to see that one of my images was included from the 2014 competition in which my short film, ‘The Toxic Price of Leather‘ was named Environmental Film of […]

15 January

The Other Hundred – Submissions Now Open

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The Other Hundred – Submissions Now Open

I’m pleased to share the news that I have been asked to be a nominator for this year’s ‘The Other Hundred’ project. The initiative aims to highlight the work of people who are doing extraordinary things for their communities through, since time through education. If you are a photographer who has taken images of people […]