Documentary Film-Maker and Photojournalist
George Kurian is a documentary film-maker and photojournalist based in Beirut, Lebanon, and has spent the last years living in Afghanistan, Egypt and Turkey, and working in most of the conflict areas of the world. He directed the award-winning documentary The Crossing (2015) and has worked on a range of documentaries from current affairs and history to human interest and wildlife. His film and video work have been featured on BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, Discovery, Animal Planet, ZDF, Arte, NRK (Norway), DRTV (Denmark), Doordarshan (India) and NOS (Netherland). George Kurian's photojournalism work has been published in The Daily Beast, The Sunday Times, Maclean's/Rogers, Aftenposten (Norway), Dagens Nyheter (Sweden), The Australian, Lancet, The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN News) and through AFP.