climate change Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
23 February

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
Cambodia Burning Named in *Official Selection* for the DC Environmental Film Festival

https://youtu.be/LyDipCMOucIVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Cambodia Burning [4K] កម្ពុជាកំពុងឆេះ (https://youtu.be/LyDipCMOucI) 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 […]

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
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 […]

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. […]

6 November

Inaccuracies in Phnom Penh Post Article Reporting Criticism of Cambodia Burning Film

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Inaccuracies in Phnom Penh Post Article Reporting Criticism of Cambodia Burning Film

I am writing this post in response to the publication of an article, in print and online, in the Phnom Penh Post on 3rd November 2020 titled, Prey Lang documentary wins awards, draws ministry’s criticism, written by Phnom Penh Post journalist, Khouth Sophak Chakrya. The article contains a number of inaccuracies that I believe need […]

3 November

New Royalty Free Video Footage from Tuvalu Available on Pond5

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
New Royalty Free Video Footage from Tuvalu Available on Pond5

Video clips from my project Tuvalu – Beneath the Rising Tide are now available for licensing through Pond5. View the collection HERE Taken in early 2019, these unique aerial clips show the fragility of the world’s 4th smallest country. The clips are suitable for editorial and commercial usages and are available in both HD and […]

23 September

Behind the Story – Cambodia Burning – Pulitzer Center

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, Video
Behind the Story – Cambodia Burning – Pulitzer Center

In this ‘Behind the Story’ featurette, produced for the Pulitzer Center, I discuss the making of my recent story, Cambodia Burning. I discuss how the project idea was conceived, the main challenges in carrying out the work and what I think the future holds for the forests of Cambodia. To learn more about this project, […]

15 September

Yale Environment 360 Feature – Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Yale Environment 360 Feature – Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests

I’m really pleased to be able to share with you a recent publication of my work, a photo-essay feature with Yale Environment 360 focusing on my project earlier this year in Cambodia, supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The piece is titled ‘Turning the Tide on the Relentless Destruction of Cambodia’s Forests‘ and […]