Cameron Nielsen is a San Francisco Bay Area-based documentary filmmaker dedicated to telling stories that reimagine complex issues of our times. His film Rewilding Honeybees won Best Documentary Short at Sonoma International Film Festival and premiered at Telluride Mountainfilm Festival. Cameron is currently in the documentary program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and freelancing as a video journalist for organizations such as AJ+, Insider, and KQED.
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
Freelance producer and cinematographer for organizations such as Bussiness Insider, AJ+ and KQED.
AWARDS & HONORS
Dean's Merit Fellowship (2020-2022)
Jury Award: Best Documentary Short - SIFF
Finalist: 2020 tve Global Sustainability Awards
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Video Consortium (SF/Bay Area)
REPORTING INTERESTSAgriculture, Art Activism, Food Justice, Indigenous Sovereignty, Pollinators, Rewilding, sustainability