awards Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
6 January

Pulitzer Center – Year in Stories 2020

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Pulitzer Center – Year in Stories 2020

I’m honoured that the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has chosen my story, Cambodia Burning, as one of their highlighted projects of the year. “…despite the difficulties of the past year, Pulitzer Center grantees published 1,046 (and counting) stories on a wide range of topics in outlets all over the world…Our staff managed to narrow […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 December

British Photography Awards – Shortlist

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British Photography Awards – Shortlist

I am really pleased to share the news that one of my images from my recent project Tuvalu: Beneath the Rising Tide has been shortlisted for the British Photography Awards. Followers of my work will be familiar with this particular image which has been one of the more popular images from the series. For those […]

2 May

Uncaged Film – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival – Official Selection

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Uncaged Film – Wildlife Conservation Film Festival – Official Selection

UNCAGED is my 2019 short film that follows Gu Xuan, a young Chinese conservationist, single-handedly tracking down and confronting bird poachers in Beijing as they illegally trap and sell birds. Risking his own safety in the face of abuse and intimidation, his determination and devotion to these animals drives him to continue, hoping for a […]

1 August

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship 2017

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I’m very pleased to share the news that I have been selected for this year’s Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship. I’ll be visiting Cape Cod, in the north-east of the United States during September and am very much looking forward to studying alongside seven other journalists from around the world who […]

5 August

Interview with Capitaland Inside Magazine

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Interview with Capitaland Inside Magazine

A quick post today to let you know of a recent interview and article with Capitaland Inside Magazine. I’m one of the judges on their upcoming ‘Building People‘ Competition. In this interview we talk about photo-tips and ways to improve your photography. “Photographers are people-watchers. We watch people to anticipate how they might react in […]

25 June

‘The Toxic Price of Leather’ Named Atkins CIWEM Environmental Film of the Year 2014

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‘The Toxic Price of Leather’ Named Atkins CIWEM Environmental Film of the Year 2014

I’m very pleased to share the news with you that my recent short-film, ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’, has been named the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Film of the Year, at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The winner of the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Film of the Year is awarded to @gallagher_photo. Congratulations […]

2 June

Environmental Film of the Year Finalist

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Environmental Film of the Year Finalist

“The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography and film. Honouring amateurs and professionals of all ages, it provides an opportunity for photographers to share images of environmental and social issues with international audiences, and to enhance our understanding of the causes, consequences […]

1 August

Dongting Lake Wins Press Photographer’s Year First Prize in Multimedia

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Dongting – A Lake in Flux from Sean Gallagher on Vimeo. I am really delighted to share the news here on my blog that my multimedia piece, ‘Dongting: A Lake In Flux” recently won 1st Prize in the prestigious British Press Photographer’s Year 2011. These awards highlight some of the best wotk from British photographers […]