26 February

Shuttle Launch Witnessed from Commercial Airliner

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

Continuing along the aerial viewpoint theme from yesterday, I thought this video was a fitting follow-up to the somewhat depressing image of pollution hanging over Beijing, taken from one of NASA’s satellites. It also connects nicely in the NASA theme, as this video is of Thursday’s Discovery Shuttle Launch. This is not just any video […]

23 February

The Chinese Are Coming!

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

Discovered this great little documentary from the BBC this week, that I thought was well worth sharing here on the blog. The subject of the documentary is about China’s increasing influence and role within the economies of many African nations and the subsequent impacts on the people of those countries. I think the documentary gives […]

21 February

First Ever Aerial Footage of Uncontacted Amazon Tribe

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

This is a really interesting video and one which deserves a few minutes of your time to watch. The footage in the video has been shot by BBC for a new series called ‘Human Planet’ and coincides with Survival International’s new campaign to protect some of the last untouched tribes in the world. The video […]

16 February

Starving North Korea Welcomes Kim Jong-Il’s Birthday

Posted by Sean Gallagher in on assignment, Video

“Starving North Korea Send out SOS for Food Aid” is one of the headlines that reads on the Daily Telegraph’s website this week. This week also marks the birthday of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il. I have chosen to mark this day with a video that was released a few months ago on the […]

10 February

Video – Twilight Landing into LAX – from Cockpit

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

I saw this nice little video today titled “HD Twilight Landing at LAX (Cockpit View)” on YouTube. I thought I’d share it with you as it reminded me of this video that I made a couple of months ago during a flight from the US to China. I like this one because it is actually […]

12 October

Air Travel and “Sunrise over the North Pole”

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video | One comment

Regular visitors here may have noticed that I haven’t posted in a little while. Apologies for that. I have just returned from a 2-week trip to the US, taking part in speaking engagements at high schools and universities across the country. With the help of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, I’ve been speaking about […]

20 September

New Multimedia Now Online – The Chinese Alligator: Species On The Brink

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

I’m happy to announce that my new multimedia piece for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is now online. ‘The Chinese Alligator: Species on the Brink” is a look at the plight of China’s only crocodilian species and the effects of decades of wetlands reclamation on population numbers. By combining stills, video, interviews and time-lapse photography […]

23 June

Must Watch Documentary – Please Vote For Me

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

A couple of years ago, a friend of mine sent me a link. It was a link to a documentary that would give me a new insight into China, like I had never had before. Made in 2007, “Please Vote For Me” is a documentary by Chinese director Weijun Chen, following the lives of three […]

7 June

Adverts – Write The Future & AXE : Tiens-toi prêt !

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video | 3 comments

Recently, I have started to venture more into the video world and this summer, I will have a project which will allow me to start to really produce more video-work. As I start to add the moving image to more of the work that I do, I start to look more to the video world […]

3 June

Understanding Relations between China and The West through Comedy

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Video

A couple of months ago, I stumbled upon a hilarious comic. His name is Joe Wong and I wanted to share one of his videos with you here on the blog. Originally from China, Joe Wong is a relatively new American immigrant, and focuses his act on the experiences he faces in his new culture. Drawing […]