Posts Tagged ‘Tim Hetherington’

Attention Photojournalists: Upcoming Grant and Prize Deadlines

Posted by on Wednesday October 15, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Looking for support for your visual journalism? Take note of these calls for entries. Tim Hetherington Grant A joint initiative of World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch, the Tim Hetherington Grant is a 20,000 euro prize awarded annually to a visual journalist. The grant is intended to help photographers and filmmakers finish ongoing projects... More

Guy Martin, CJ Chivers Give Testimony in Inquest Into Tim Hetherington’s Death

Posted by on Monday February 11, 2013 | Photojournalism

The Coroner’s Court in Westminster, UK, carrying out an inquest into the death of photographer Tim Hetherington concluded that his death was “unlawful,” The Independent reports.  The photojournalist and documentary-film maker died April 20, 2011 in a mortar attack in Misrata, Libya, where he was covering fighting between forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi... More

Sebastian Junger’s Tim Hetherington Doc to Premiere at Sundance

Posted by on Thursday December 6, 2012 | Events

“Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington,” Sebastian Junger’s documentary about the life and work of his friend and colleague, the award-winning photographer, will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January in Park City, Utah. Hetherington was killed in a rocket attack in Libya in April... More

Free Conflict-Training Course Now Accepting Applications

Posted by on Thursday March 29, 2012 | Photojournalism

Photojournalists covering conflict zones can now apply for Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) training. RISC, which was founded by journalist and author Sebastian Junger, currently has courses scheduled for New York City in April 2012, London in fall 2012 and Beirut in winter 2012/2013. Each three-day workshop focuses on teaching attendees crucial combat medical... More

Tim Hetherington on a Photo He Didn’t Take in Liberia

Posted by on Tuesday March 6, 2012 | Photojournalism

The late photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington created one of his first major projects by embedding in 2003 with a Liberian rebel group attempting to overthrow then-president Charles Taylor. Hetherington’s Liberia work was collected in his 2009 book Long Story Bit By Bit: Libera Retold. In a new paperback book, Photographs Not Taken (Daylight, $14.95),... More

San Fran Restrepo Screening to Benefit Committee to Protect Journalists

Posted by on Thursday December 1, 2011 | Events, Media, Photojournalism

A special screening of “Restrepo,” the acclaimed Afghan War documentary directed by Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger, will be held next week at the San Francisco Film Society/New People Cinema. Sponsored by Open Show, the San Francisco Film Society and National Geographic, the December 7 screening is being held in memory of Hetherington, who was... More

Bronx Documentary Center Holds Fundraiser for Hetherington Exhibit & Public Programs

Posted by on Thursday September 1, 2011 | Events, Photojournalism

The Bronx Documentary Center, the new non-profit photography exhibition space in the South Bronx, will hold a silent auction on September 12 to raise funds for an exhibition of photographer Tim Hetherington’s final images from Libya. Hetherington was killed on April 20 in Misrata, Libya in a rocket attack that also killed photojournalist Chris Hondros.... More