Philip Grossman: Searching for Chernobyl’s mysteries this Thursday 9pm ET

We’ve featured Newsshooter contributor Philip Grossman’s passion project in the past – he’s fascinated by Chernobyl and has dedicated a large proportion of what would otherwise be his free time to documenting it with an array of video equipment.

Over the past six years, Philip has travelled to the irradiated Chernobyl Nuclear Zone ten times and spent nearly 100 days on the ground there documenting the legacy of the 1986 disaster.

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Adobe Video Customers to Shine at IBC 2017

Cinematographer Philip Grossman will share his experience filming and editing rare Chernobyl footage and how his hobby led to him hosting the hour-long Discovery Science program Mysteries of the Abandoned: Chernobyl’s Deadly Secrets. Philip will be presenting Sunday, September 17th at 3:00 PM. His presentation on Monday, September 18th at 5:00 PM (8:00 AM PT) will be live streamed on the Adobe Premiere Pro Facebook page (@premierepro).


Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus V.Makei opens photo exhibition on Chernobyl in the United Nations

On April 20, 2016 the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition “Chernobyl: Tragedy, Lessons, Hope” was conducted at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Organised by Belarus to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy, the exhibition was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, and the Administrator of UN Development Programme, Helen Clark.

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Helen Clark: Speech at opening of Philip Grossman photography exhibition: Chernobyl: Tragedy, Lessons, Hope

I am delighted to open this exhibition together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Mr. Vladimir Makei. Let me extend my appreciation to the organizers of this event, as well as to holding a a series of commemorative events this year which mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl accident. I am looking forward to my visit to Belarus on Sunday and Monday next week to participate in the high level international conference on Chernobyl.

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Photographer captures Chernobyl aftermath

by Caroline Young

Imagine walking through the catacombs of an abandoned hospital in Ukraine, and an ops-core helmet and respirator are helping to protect you from the highly radioactive atmosphere.

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Photo Exhibition Dedicated to Chernobyl Opens in New York

An exhibition of photographic art of Philip Grossman dedicated to the Chernobyl tragedy opened in New York in Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery (see exhibition leaflet).



Philip Grossman Risks His Life to Document the Second Worst Disaster in Human History

Over the past several years, photographer/filmmaker Philip Grossman made several trips to the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor meltdown in Pripyat, Ukraine. Notwithstanding the Soviet Union’s bungling attempts to downplay the disaster and evacuate the area during the crucial first few hours of the April 26, 1986 meltdown at Reactor #4 there, considerable documentation of the disaster’s aftermath exists. Filmmaker Vladimir Shevchenko took a camera into the disaster site in the days afterward: he was dead within the year. 



At the IBC show this year we spoke to Philip Grossman, a documentary maker who has been pursuing his dream to make a film about the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The reactor breach in April 1986 led to a radioactive fallout that caused much of the surrounding area to be evacuated.

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How to explore Chernobyl’s nuclear zone

Flying a drone in a radioactive zone.

Documentary maker Philip Grossman stayed for thirty days in Chernobyl, shooting the surreal and desolated cityscape. And yes, a drone can become radioactive, he says in an interview with Dutch News Design.


That Drone Show Daily: Drone Over Chernobyl with Philip Grossman

First Drone Footage from Chernobyl and its amazing thanks to the skill and artistic imagination of photographer Philip Grossman. He spent 28 days in the zone in Chernobyl, and what he brings us via drone is both haunting, and amazing. Watch this incredible interview with a man who dares to fly his drone in one of the most dangerous places on earth.

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Haunting: Rare Chernobyl drone footage reveals devastation in Pripyat exclusion zone

An American photographer has used a drone to capture amazing images of the area surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. He wanted to film from the air in order to get a new perspective of the desolation that the accident caused.

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Philip Grossman, Chernobyl Photographer, to Appear On RC Radio Network Feb 3rd

Philip Grossman, a photographer and engineer from Atlanta, has become noteworthy in both the drone and photography worlds for his explorations of Chernobyl, site of a catastrophic nuclear disaster in the Ukraine in 1986. 



Stunning Video Footage Of Chernobyl Devastation Captured By Drone

For that we go back to the original nuclear disaster, Chernobyl, and US photographer Phillip Grossman who, while having taken numerous pictures of the radioactive sarcophagus and its surroundings in the past, has produced his most amazing work yet courtesy of a camera-equipped drone. It allowed him to use a high powered camera and get a bird’s eye view of the surrounding landscape.