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

Cambodia Burning Wins British Journal of Photography Award

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
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 […]

12 April

Cambodia Burning Featured by Voice of America

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Cambodia Burning Featured by Voice of America

I was pleased to sit down (virtually) with Voice of America – VOA to discuss the making of and impact of my film, Cambodia Burning, after its recent screening at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital in Washington DC. It’s very encouraging to see the continued enthusiasm and interest in the film, all […]

22 March

DC Environmental Film Festival Shorts: Q&A with Pulitzer Center

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
DC Environmental Film Festival Shorts: Q&A with Pulitzer Center

I’ll be joining the virtual D.C. Environmental Film Festival (DCEFF) on Saturday, March 20, at 7pm EDT for a discussion and Q&A about my film, Cambodia Burning, which is part of the official selection for the festival. A number of Pulitzer Center short docs will be screened and then there will be a Q&A with […]

15 February

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
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 […]

14 January

Social Impact Media Awards – Cambodia Burning Named Finalist

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Social Impact Media Awards – Cambodia Burning Named Finalist

Cambodia Burning [4K] កម្ពុជាកំពុងឆេះ from Sean Gallagher on Vimeo. I am pleased to share the news with you that my film, Cambodia Burning, has been named a finalist in the Social Impact Media Awards by SIMA Studios. SIMA is a US non-profit that seeks to highlight and share documentaries that highlight some of the most […]

6 January

Pulitzer Center – Year in Stories 2020

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
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 […]

20 December

Pulitzer Center – Year in Photos 2020

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Pulitzer Center – Year in Photos 2020

Thank you to the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for including one of my images from Cambodia in their ‘2020: A Year in Photos’. The Pulitzer Center have been long-term supporters of my work and I am deeply grateful for their continued faith and belief in my work. Without their support, I would not have […]

15 December

Cambodia Burning Film Wins Earth Photo Award

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
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 […]

26 November

Google Earth Satellite Timelapses Reveal True Scale of Deforestation in Cambodia

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Google Earth Satellite Timelapses Reveal True Scale of Deforestation in Cambodia

Followers of my work this year will know that I have spent a lot of time sharing work from my recent project, Cambodia Burning. This work, supported by the Pulitzer Center, was carried out in February 2020 and highlighted the impacts of rampant deforestation and forest fires on the people and landscapes of the country. […]