Prize Campaigns and Awards Documentary Filmmaker
Treasure Earth is pleased to announce the appointment of Colum O’Dwyer as Prize Campaigns and Awards Documentary Filmmaker effective 12 April 2021. As highly skilled and critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, cameraman, self-shooting director and editor, Colum’s specialisation is in creating narrative and his work has been selected for screening at festivals all over the world, most notably at the Camerimage Festival for Cinematography in Poland. He has worked on documentary film productions by the BBC, CNN, RTE, The Food Network US, The Travel Channel and he has also worked with a wide variety of other organisations developing corporate branded content for the corporate, banking and charity sectors.
In his capacity as critically acclaimed freelance filmmaker over the last 11 years he has collaborated on a variety of international projects and cutting edge documentaries including with BBC Wellness on a documentary about addiction and also a documentary on the Irish abortion referendum called, ‘Breaking the Silence’. Broadcast on BBC World to 99 million weekly viewers and also shown on BBC News website it was the most watched video that morning.
Colum has the following Qualifications:
IADT (Institute of Art, Design & Technology) Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
· BA Degree (HONS) in Film & TV Production, specialising in Cinematography.
Griffin College Dublin
· Media Techniques: Film & TV Production
Dublin Institute of Technology
· Applied Science, Sciences – Physics
Colum has volunteered with the following organisations:
Digital Content Editor – Outgrain Arts CIC
Videographer/ Video Editor – United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society
Video Editor – Children of the Mekong
Creative video filmmaker to capture Oscar BAFTA and winning expert talent for schools education project –
Communications Officer – Digital Creation (Videos) – Blockchain & Climate Institute
Communications Officer – Content – Blockchain & Climate Institute
The valued skills that Colum brings to Treasure Earth complement the existing team perfectly and will contribute significantly and creatively to the success of the Treasure Earth Prize Campaigns and Awards and to the Treasure Earth challenge addressing critical global challenges of the 21st century in areas of Peace, Climate, CSR and Humanitarian Care and focussing on youth as a central theme.