We Are What We Eat: Documenting Dinners Around the World

We Are What We Eat: Documenting Dinners Around the World

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in news & updates, projects

Wrote this introductory post for PROOF to launch a series of articles written by photographer and writer Matthieu Paley about his journey through our magazine story The Evolution of Diet, where we traced some of the oldest human diets across the most extreme environments for the September 2014 issue of National Geographic Magazine.

Revisiting the Rwandan Genocide: Origin Stories from the Associated Press

Revisiting the Rwandan Genocide: Origin Stories from the Associated Press

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in news & updates, projects

Interviewed AP photographers Jean-Marc Bouju and David Guttenfelder as well as former AP senior editor Sally Stapleton for the kick-off PROOF post of a multi-part series published on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. More about the news feature story here.

Celebrating the Courage of Children in Rajasthan

Celebrating the Courage of Children in Rajasthan

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in news & updates, projects

Latest blog post for PROOF featuring Stephanie Sinclair’s mobile phone GIF portraits of Indian boys and girls who refused their child marriages, the latest update in Stephanie’s continuing project, Too Young to Wed.

Photography as Advocacy: Origins of a Journey

Photography as Advocacy: Origins of a Journey

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in news & updates, projects

Wrote for PROOF to feature the archival images of Marcus Bleasdale that lead up to his new color story on conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo we worked on together for National Geographic’s Special Photography Issue, October 2013. .

The Photographers on Photography

The Photographers on Photography

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in news & updates, projects

Honored to author one of PROOF’s inaugural launch posts, debuting a project I’ve been working on all year long. Read about it here.

New York Times Magazine Instagram Voyages

New York Times Magazine Instagram Voyages

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in news & updates, projects

Excited to go on assignment as an iPhone photographer for the New York Times Magazine’s annual Voyages issue.

2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games

2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in affiliations, news & updates, projects

Joined the professional volunteer documentary team shooting, editing, and producing alongside staff media coverage of the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.   At the foot of the 2018 Olympic ski jump, Pyeongchang South Korea. iPhone photo by Nick Scott

The Sky Cowboys

Posted by on Sep 4, 2011 in news & updates, projects

Sound design and additional reporting for the New York Times Magazine from original recordings and interviews with the iron workers atop the Freedom Tower in the making. Photographs by Damon Winter. The images and soundscape were part of the Magazine’s commemorative series for the ten-year anniversary of September 11, 2001, and was also exhibited in ...

Wired Magazine: Issue #19.02

Posted by on Feb 4, 2011 in projects

Eva Midgley introduces issue 19.02 of Wired magazine, with a short film based on the theme, Underworld. The magazine promised to expose the world’s largest social network, organized crime and offered a guided tour to the dark side. Eva interpreted the theme under water, creating a murky, ominous, yet beautiful atmosphere, in which you never ...

New York Times: The Vanishing Mind

Posted by on Nov 25, 2010 in news & updates, projects

For the New York Times’ ongoing series, The Vanishing Mind, focusing on global efforts to combat dementia, music composition for a story set in South Korea: Children Ease Alzheimer’s in Land of Aging by Pam Belluck, photography/video by Todd Heisler, produced by Nancy Donaldson and Soo-Jeong Kang.

New York Times Magazine: Beauty of the Power Game

New York Times Magazine: Beauty of the Power Game

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010 in projects | 7 Comments

I was commissioned to score music to film for the New York Times Magazine August 2010, in a series of videos capturing in bullet time the women of professional tennis, shot and directed by Dewey Nicks on phantom cameras, produced by the New York Times Magazine (full credits). Watch the videos, See the photos, Read ...

Three Women

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in projects

 Role: photographer From the Project Description: Three Women is a work of fiction. I wrote a script and I directed actors. But for me, these stories are also true. They tell the story of women in pain who struggle to make sense of their lives. Photographs tell these stories, not video, as I wanted ...

Hulu.com

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in news & updates, projects | 2 Comments

Wrote the music for this public service announcement on the Coal River Mountain Wind Project in conjunction with the upcoming film by milesfrommaybe. The PSA had its debut on Hulu.com. Role: original music

Intended Consequences

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | 2 Comments

Role: original music From the Project Description: An estimated 20,000 children were born from rapes committed during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Intended Consequences chronicles the lives of these women. Their narratives are embodied in portrait photographs, interviews and oral reflections about the daily challenges they face today.

Gorilla Massacre

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | One Comment

Role: producer From the Project Description: Gorilla Massacre is a story that takes place in the heart of Africa, where humans and animals alike have long suffered a history of violence and instability. It is the home of the endangered mountain gorillas, and where Dian Fossey conducted her intimate research on their world. Photographers Michael ...

Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | One Comment

Role: producer From the Project Description: The Council on Foreign Relations and MediaStorm collaborated to produce Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Using a comprehensive array of audio, video, imagery, and text, the guide offers an in-depth look at the history of the conflict and its geopolitical repercussions. Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict was produced in ...

Living Without the Enemy

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: producer Photographer Donna Ferrato, MediaStorm, and Red Design collaborated on AbuseAware.com, a visual resource and communication center on domestic violence. From the Project Description: Back in the 80′s and early 90′s, photographer Donna Ferrato’s book Living With The Enemy took form as she searched for the truth behind domestic violence with her camera. She ...

Love in the First Person

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: contributing photographer From the Project Description: One year ago Matt Eich, 20, and Melissa Turk, 19, were typical college students. Then, everything started changing. Matt won the prestigious College Photographer of the Year contest, Melissa found out she was pregnant, they got married and moved from Ohio to Portland, OR, for Matt’s summer internship. ...

Finding the Way Home: Two Years After Katrina

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: production assistance From the Project Description: Two years after Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana on August 29, 2005, the story is no longer about leaving. It’s about coming home. For many, that process has not been easy. Tens of thousands of houses still remain empty, a majority of them belonging to the poor. In New ...

Crisis Guide: Darfur

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: producer MediaStorm collaborated with the Council on Foreign Relations to produce, design, and implement Crisis Guide: Darfur. The six-chapter project includes a multimedia narrative, interactive maps and timelines, and extensive information on the situation in Darfur. CFR’s Crisis Guides is an ongoing, interactive series that seeks to bring context and historical perspective to the ...

Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Zakouma

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: producer From the Project Description: Zakouma National Park in Chad is home to one of the world’s largest remaining concentrations of elephants. Zakouma’s armed guards have ensured sanctuary for the hundreds of species that reside within the park. At great personal risk, the guards fight a dangerous war against poachers who hunt the animals ...

BLOODLINE: AIDS and Family

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: producer From the Project Description: The AIDS pandemic continues to devastate sub-Saharan Africa. Two million people died from the disease in 2005 alone. Twelve million children have lost at least one parent. The statistics are staggering. “But we are not only talking of numbers here,” says Paddington Mazarura of Zimbabwe, a career professional infected ...

Blighted Homeland

Posted by on Oct 17, 2008 in projects | No Comments

Role: producer From the Project Description: MediaStorm worked with award-winning Los Angeles Times photojournalist Gail Fisher to produce a four-part multimedia series entitled Blighted Homeland. Excerpt from latimes.com: From 1944 to 1986, 3.9 million tons of uranium ore were dug and blasted from Navajo soil, nearly all of it for America’s atomic arsenal. Navajos inhaled ...