Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
Tom Laffay is a hybrid visual journalist and artist, working comprehensively in documentary film, photojournalism and multimedia. He focuses his work on human rights, public health and conflict and specializes in working on long term investigations with organizations. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio USA, he lived and worked with Latino migrant populations in the Southern US before moving to Latin America in 2011.
Tom regularly produces documentary films for New Media Advocacy Project on issues around the world and contributes to human rights investigations with Amnesty International. Currently he is working on the long term project DEFENDER, documenting environmental and human rights defenders under threat for their work in Colombia in collaboration with CAJAR, a Colombian human rights legal collective.
He contributes to El Espectador and his work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Atlantic, Science Magazine, Al Jazeera and has had exhibitions at the Melkweg in Amsterdam, the Bronx Documentary Center and the Centro Cultural Casa Bolivar in Bogotá, Colombia.
Tom is currently based in Bogota, Colombia and available for assignments in the Americas and just about anywhere else.
- RC aerial
- Video capture
- Video editing