Extended CV - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China

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AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

Drone Awards – Highly Commended – Cambodia Burning Film – 2020
Earth Photo Awards – Shortlist – Cambodia Burning Film – 2020
Pictures of the Year – Award of Excellence – Uncaged Film – 2020
Leica Oskar Barnack Award – Nominee – 2020
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant. Cambodia Burning. 2020
BarTur Photo Award – Shortlist – 2020
British Photography Awards – Shortlist – 2020
Environmental Photographer of the Year – Changing Environments Prize – 2019
Drone Awards – Finalist – 2019
Resilience Science Journalism Fellowship, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. 2019
Environmental Photographer of the Year (Atkins CIWEM ) Shortlist – 2017
Ocean Science Journalism Fellow at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). 2017
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant. Exotic Pets in China – 2017
Environmental Photographer of the Year (Atkins CIWEM ) Shortlist – 2016
– Made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) for work documenting environmental issues in Asia. 2014.
Environmental Film of the Year – ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’. Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year. 2014
Photocrati Fund Honorable Mention. 2013
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant. Pollution in India. 2013
Photocrati Fund Honorable Mention. 2012
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant. Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau. 2012
Prix Pictet Nominee. 2012
– First Place for Multimedia in the UK Press Photographer’s Year Awards. 2011
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant – China’s Fragile Forests. 2011
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant – North Korea’s Addicting Export: Crystal Meth – 2011
Pictures of the Year International Emerging Vision Finalist – 2011
– Shortlisted at the Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalists in Multimedia Category. 2010
World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass Nominee – 2010
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant – China’s Threatened Wetlands. 2010
– Honorable mention at the Earth Journalism Awards at COP15. 2009
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification Photo Contest – Finalist – 2009
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant – Desertification in China. 2009
World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass Nominee – 2007
– Selected to undertake a 1-year paid internship at the photojournalism agency Magnum Photos. 2004-2005
Ian Parry Scholarship for Young Photojournalists – Shortlist. 2003

SELECTED PUBLISHED WORK & INTERVIEWS (2017-2020)

The Eye of Photography/loeil de la photographie – In Conversation with Sean Gallagher – Oct, 2020
– Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests – Yale Environment 360 – August, 2020
– Cambodia’s biggest lake is running dry – National Geographic – August, 2020
Photojournalism Now – In Conversation with Alison Steiven-Taylor – Aug, 2020
Young Scientist’s Journal Interview – Cambodia Burning – May, 2020
Documenting Climate Change Podcast – Interview – May, 2020
Photography of China – Photographer Profile – April, 2020
– Getting creative to fund and engage audiences on under-reported stories – World Press Photo Witness – April, 2020
– Photography and Climate Change Awareness – Allaboutphoto.com – March, 2020
– Bohai Bay: the Chinese region disappearing inch by inch – The Guardian – Feb, 2020
– Environmental photographer of the year 2019 winners – The Guardian – Sept, 2019
– In pictures: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 – The Times – Sept, 2019
– Stunning images are named winners of Environmental Photographer of the Year – The Daily Mail – Sept, 2019
– Rising Tides – Tuvalu: Beneath the Rising Tide – Zeke Magazine – Sept 2019
– Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu’s vanishing islands – in pictures – The Guardian – May 2019
– Rising sea levels are threatening this Pacific paradise – CNN Online – May 2019
– ‘One day we’ll disappear’: Tuvalu’s sinking islands – The Guardian – May 2019
– Sea, sand but no sunscreen: tiny Tuvalu desperate for skin protection – The Guardian – May 2019
– Can the world quench China’s bottomless thirst for milk? – The Guardian – March, 2019
– Stopping the Meltdown – Dif Media – March, 2019
– How to Win Grants from Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting – PDN Online – Feb, 2019
– “Uncaged“ Film: Saving China’s Songbird’s From the Poachers’ Nets – The Guardian – January, 2019
– Winning Pulitzer Center Travel Grants – PDN Magazine – April 2018
– Best Instagram accounts to follow this Earth Day – iMore – April, 2018
– Instagram Feed Shows Everyday Extinction – The Guardian – February, 2018
Pulitzer Center Annual Report – February, 2018
– ‘Toxic Planet: The Global Health Crisis’ – Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting eBook – January 2018
– Everyday Extinction: An Instagram Campaign Raising Awareness of Species Extinction – National Geographic – Dec 2017
– Pictures Reveal Hardship in the World’s Fastest Sinking City – National Geographic – December, 2017
– 2017: A Year in Photos – Pulitzer Center – December, 2017
– Everyday Extinction: Q&A with Sean Gallagher – Voices for Biodiversity – Nov 2017
– This Instagram account is putting the spotlight on animal extinction – Washington Post – Oct 2017
– Everyday Extinction — Connecting Audiences to a Biodiversity Crisis – Everyday Projects – Oct 2017