Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

30 October

Interview on L’Oeil de la Photographie – Cambodia Burning

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Interviews
Interview on L’Oeil de la Photographie – Cambodia Burning

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with Alison Stieven-Taylor from the Photojournalism Now website, discussing my recent work in Cambodia, as part of her In Conversation series. This conversation was recently shared on the L’Oeil de la Photographie, or Eye of Photography, website. Read the feature on the L’Oeil de la […]