Tag:climate change

Publico Climate Crisis Feature

If you happen to be a speaker of Portuguese, you may like to read this article published recently in Público, Portugal’s daily national newspaper in which I am interviewed about my work documenting the impacts of climate change around the world. The article is titled “They document a changing world so no one can say they didn’t know”, and was part of World News Day, which was on 28th September, with this year’s focus on climate change. Throughout the article […]

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Cambodia Burning Screening at The Nest Summit – Climate Week NYC

I am pleased to share the news that Cambodia Burning will be screening this week (Sept 21-22) at The Nest Summit, as part of Climate Week NYC. “The Nest Summit, the official event partner of Climate Week NYC, is a 365 climate action platform and annual event dedicated to advancing sustainability in the United States. We convene the visionary companies, NGOs, researchers, activists, and influential governmental policy-makers to demonstrate how they are leading the way to a cleaner and safer […]

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Interview with British Journal of Photography – Cambodia Burning – Decade of Change

Thank you to The British Journal of Photography for this interview and article about my film, Cambodia Burning, which was named the moving image winner of the inaugural Decade of Change award. I am pleased that the extra exposure from the current exhibitions, in both the US and in Asia, will bring more attention to this issue in Cambodia and the climate crisis at large, especially in the run up to COP26. Read the full interview and article HERE. This […]

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Photographing the Climate Crisis – 15 Years of Stories

On 9th August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report on the effects and impacts of the climate crisis. This new report outlined the deepening crisis in which our global community finds itself pointing the finger squarely at humanity for self-inflicting upon itself the worst effects of climate change. “Humanity’s damaging impact on the climate is a “statement of fact”, say UN scientists in a landmark study”, reports the BBC. “The report says that ongoing emissions of […]

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Cambodia Burning to be screened at Hong Kong Climate Change Museum

My film ‘Cambodia Burning’ will be screened in an exhibition to be held at the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. The exhibition runs from 10 June – 30 September 2021. “Jointly organized by the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, UK-based digital media organization 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, the ‘Decade of Change’ exhibition showcases the winning photographs of the inaugural Decade of […]

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21 Most Influential Environmental Photographers to Follow in 2021 – Expert Photography

I am flattered to be included on this list published by Expert Photography. The list contains many other photographers whose work I deeply admire and respect. Thank you to Expert Photography for the mention.

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Photographing China’s Super Sandstorm

On Monday 15th March 2021, a record breaking sandstorm descended on northern China, engulfing cities including the Chinese capital, Beijing. Photographer and Filmmaker, Sean Gallagher, went out into the sandstorm and this video shows you his experiences and difficulties in capturing photos during this extreme weather event. In recent decades, northern China has suffered from sandstorms as a result of increasing desertification in the north of the country which is largely dry, arid and covered with deserts. Efforts have been […]

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China Sandstorm – Video Clips Now Available

Video clips from last week’s sandstorm in China are now available through my video archive on Pond5. The clips are available in 4K and HD and are suitable for editorial films, documentaries and online videos that are focused on the climate crisis and/or environmental issues. You can also find video clips from my other projects there too. If you need help finding suitable video for your next project, please reach out and I am happy to help in your search.

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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 myself, Holly Piepenburg from the Pulitzer Center, Goldman Prize Winner Leng Ouch and Environmental activist, Marcus Hardtke. If you can’t make the event live, the […]

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Cambodia Burning Named in *Official Selection* for the DC Environmental Film Festival

Another significant milestone for Cambodia Burning this week…the first OFFICIAL SELECTION in a major film festival! The film will be part of the screenings at the largest environmental film festival in the world, the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Thank you to everyone who has continued to follow the story this year. This project has already become one of my most wide-reaching projects and the feedback I have received from you all has continued to encourage me. The […]

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