Danfung Dennis is interested in the intersections between conflict, photojournlism, documentary filmmaking, immersive technology and online networks.
His still images have appeared in Newsweek, TIME, The New York Times, The Times, The Sunday Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Washington Post, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, The Sunday Times Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Le Figaro Magazine, The Financial Times Magazine, Mother Jones, L’Express, Der Spiegel, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal.
PBS’s Frontline opened its 2009 fall feature program, ’Obama’s War’ using Danfung Dennis’s footage. The immersive nature of the footage prompted a flurry of comment and inquiry from the Pentagon, the White House, veterans groups, viewers and was nominated for a 2010 Emmy Award.
In 2010, Danfung Dennis won the Bayeux-Calvados Award For War Correspondents, was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine and one of the 30 New and Emerging Photographers by PDN Magazine.
Danfung Dennis directed and filmed his first feature length documentary on the war in Afghanistan, Hell and Back Again, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and won both the World Cinema Jury Award and the World Cinema Cinematography Award.
He is the founder of the immersive video startup Condition ONE.