Dan Lamont is a photojournalist and filmmaker whose work for international publishers spans decades. He has been a regular contributor to The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Der Spiegel, Smithsonian and many other publications.
Dan is most known for his work on the intersection of environmental issues and social policies. His short documentary films shot for organizations like the MacArthur Foundation, the Kellogg Foundation and the Center for Children and Youth Justice, among others, have covered juvenile justice, family homelessness, education, health care, natural resource management and revitalization of indigenous cultures.
Dan is currently in pre-production on Breaking the Cycle, www.breakingthecylemovie.com a documentary project about helping chronic juvenile offenders and families keep kids out of jail and directed to happier more productive futures.
Dan is Past-President of the Board of the Blue Earth Alliance and Past President of the ASMP Foundation. He holds a Master of Communication in Digital Media from the University of Washington and was a Journalism Fellow at Seattle University in the Strategic Communications Program, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has won some two-dozen regional, national and international awards for his work in photojournalism.