education Archives - Sean Gallagher - Photographer & Filmmaker | Beijing, China
24 March

From Capa to Leibovitz, 10 Free Photography & Photojournalism Documentaries to Watch during Lockdown

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education
From Capa to Leibovitz, 10 Free Photography & Photojournalism Documentaries to Watch during Lockdown

It’s no secret. The world is on lockdown. By now, many have been forced home and are now wondering how they are going to fill their days for the coming weeks. In light of this, here is a list of some of my favourite photography and photojournalism related documentaries that I have bookmarked and watched […]

17 October

Mentorship Program 2019 – Jessica Suarez

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education, News
Mentorship Program 2019 – Jessica Suarez

Jessica Suarez is the recipient of my 2019 Mentorship, a free tutorship which aims to give early career photographers and multimedia journalists an opportunity for feedback, critiques and advice on their work. Jessica is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who specializes in non-profit, environmental and editorial storytelling in Latin America and the United States. I’m […]

20 September

“A new era for Climate Change Reporting” – News Impact Summit

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
“A new era for Climate Change Reporting” – News Impact Summit

If you happen to be in Birmingham (UK) this October 7th, I shall be presenting my work at the News Impact Summit, “A New Era for Climate Change Reporting”, hosted by the European Journalism Center and the Google News Initiative. I’ll be showing my recent work from Tuvalu, specifically discussing how using drones has enhanced […]

17 January

Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

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Toxic Price of Leather – Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection

https://vimeo.com/88261827Video can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Toxic Price of Leather (https://vimeo.com/88261827) I am pleased to share the news that my 2014 film, ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’, has been included in the upcoming Global Environmental Justice Documentary Collection, focused on highlighting environmental issues across the world, curated for a student audience. “This […]

8 October

The Train to Tibet: Xining to Lhasa

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Expeditions, Workshops
The Train to Tibet: Xining to Lhasa

Tibet. The name alone is mythical. It conjures up images of temples, snow-capped mountains buddhist monks, vast landscapes and a place where time has stood still. While most of this is true, Tibet is changing fast. I made my first visit to the region in 2012 and have been lucky enough to have been back […]

13 July

Mentorship 2018 – Bethany Augliere

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education, News
Mentorship 2018 – Bethany Augliere

I am pleased to announce that Bethany Augliere is the recipient of my 2018 Mentorship, a free tutorship which aims to give early career photographers and multimedia journalists an opportunity for feedback, critiques and advice on their work. Bethany is a biologist, photographer and writer with her work focusing on the marine ecosystems of south-eastern […]

14 June

Mentorship Program 2018 – Applications Open

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News
Mentorship Program 2018 – Applications Open

The professions of photojournalism, filmmaking and multimedia storytelling have changed a lot in the past decade. The seismic shifts from the film world to digital. The proliferation of cameras which are now accessible to all. The ever-present internet in our daily lives. The avenues for sharing stories are now almost infinite. For those new to […]

19 February

Everyday Extinction Featured on The Guardian

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Everyday Extinction Featured on The Guardian

Everyday Extinction is a new Instagram feed that aims to highlight the causes, effects and solutions to the 6th global biodiversity extinction crisis. I founded this feed in late 2017 and am excited to see the feed grow and attention being drawn to this issue in the mainstream media. The latest publication to feature the […]

1 August

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Journalism Fellowship 2017

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News

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 […]

21 June

Multimedia Journalism MA – Scholarship Application Open for 17/18

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education, News
Multimedia Journalism MA – Scholarship Application Open for 17/18

The University of Bolton is offering two 50% reduced tuition fee scholarships for the Beijing, China based postgraduate degree; MA in International Multimedia Journalism for the 2017/18 academic year. Recipient’s tuition fees will be reduced by half meaning scholarship students will pay £3,250 instead of £7,500 for the single year degree program. To be eligible […]