Frontline Freelance Register
Arinagour, Isle of Coll PA78, UK
Mathieu Willcocks is a freelance photographer who recently moved to Scotland from Myanmar. Since graduating from the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication in 2014, Mathieu has worked extensively in South East Asia, covering mainly Myanmar, Thailand and Hong Kong.
Mathieu also attended the XXVI Eddie Adams Workshop. He started his career whilst interning at the VII Photo agency in Paris in 2012. During that summer, he shot his first assignments for The New York Times. Mathieu's work has been published in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, Time Lightbox, L'Espresso, Panorama, Al Jazeera, CNN.com, Mashable and the Sunday Times.
During the summer of 2016, Mathieu was the embedded photographer onboard the Topaz Responder, one of MOAS’ (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) rescue ships in the Mediterranean, from which he had exclusive access to photographing the migrants' struggle to reach Europe from Libya.
His work in the mediterranean sea earned him a World Press Photo Award in 2017 as well as the LensCulture Emerging Photographer Award.
2017 - World Press Photo, 2016 - LensCulture Emerging Photographer Award
- Breaking news
- RISC training
- Video capture
Remembrance ceremony for the 70th Anniversary of the Raid on Dieppe, Normandy, in 1942. Shot on assignment for the New York Times.