Cameron Nielsen

Class of 2022

Cameron is an award-winning documentary filmmaker on a mission to tell stories that inspire environmental and social justice. His newest film Rewilding Honeybees has been selected by film festivals such as Mountainfilm and UNAFF and will be broadcasted on regional public television. Cameron has worked as the director a number of short films, editor for a documentary series, and cinematographer for a feature-length documentary. He is also a biodynamic beekeeper, horticulturists, and avid rock climber.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Journalism (Class of 2022)
    University of California, Berkeley

  • Bachelor of Arts and Science
    Quest University Canada
    • Self designed major with focus on Documentary Filmmaking and Conservation Biology
    • Thesis documentary film on mechanisms for advancing bee conservation through community-based art-activism

EMPLOYERS

  • Freelance Filmmaker

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Dean's Merit Fellowship (2020-2022)

    Jury Award: Best Documentary Short (SIFF)

REPORTING INTERESTS

Alternative Education, Art Activism, Food Justice, Pollinators, Rewilding, sustainability