DAVID COULSON

video editor

dave@photographerswithoutborders.org

A little bit about you:
I am a Toronto based visual storyteller, working with both photography and film, that focuses on examining the complex, fraught and indivisible relationships between people and planet.

A little bit about your role at PWB:
I shoot and edit videos for Photographers Without Borders, from promotional videos to their documentary film series. I also lead PWB Masterclass storytelling workshops, the last two being in Indonesia and Guatemala.

What's the best part of your job?
The best part of my job is helping to support and share the stories of the grassroots organizations we work with across the globe. From conservation to women's rights, it's incredible to witness the work being done address complex issues at the local level.

What are you most passionate about?
I’m passionate about visual storytelling and the power of enduring images to inform and bring understanding to issues, in particular for conservation and sustainability.

Favourite Books / Podcasts:
SOME of my favourite books (no particular order): - A River Runs Through It, Norman Maclean - The Old Ways, Robert Macfarlene - The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco

When you are not working, what do you enjoy doing?
I enjoy the outdoors, and so any combination of hiking, camping and paddling...sometimes I get to do this while working. I also enjoy reading and good coffee.