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Michael Downey

Michael Downey is a journalist, photographer and filmmaker focused on covering the Middle East. He covered the uprising in Egypt before moving to Lebanon to report on the refugee crisis, and conflict in Iraq, among other issues. His first work in the region was as a writer for the Middle East edition of Rolling Stone Magazine, after which he transitioned into photojournalism and film. He has photographed artists for Rolling Stone; produced and filmed short documentaries for Channel 4 U.K.; shot, edited, and produced stories for the BBC from Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey; and worked on various independent film projects and television series as director of photography.

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Channel 4 - Shot, Edited and Produced


BBC - Shot, Produced and Edited


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