Poul Madsen

photojournalist and multimedia producer Bombay Flying Club, Denmark

Poul Madsen is the founder and executive producer of the international and award-winning multimedia collective Bombay Flying Club. During an internship at The Indian Express in Mumbai, India in 2005, a film documentary grant initially kickstarted Madsen's interest in advanced visual storytelling. Since then, his main focus has been to produce bigger international multimedia projects with a humanitarian, social or environmental approach. His projects and stories have taken him to countries like Ethiopia, India, Northern Ireland, Ukraine, The Maldives and the Democratic Republic of The Congo to document journalistic stories for a variety of international NGOs and media. Madsen has received numerous recognitions and awards over the years for his work in short film festivals and in competitions like POYi, Best of Photojournalism, Anthropographia Awards, China International Press Photo Contest and Freedom To Create Prize. Today, he primarily works as a freelance photojournalist and teaches advanced international storytelling workshops all over the world. Madsen holds a BA in photojournalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism where he also is a regular contributer as a part time ass. professor in multimedia. In 2010, Madsen was a nominator for the inaugural World Press Photo multimedia competition.

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Bombay Flying Club