Speaker Line-up

This year's speaker line-up includes filmmakers; best in their field. Specialising in everything from social engagement to audio, codecs to HDR, they'll be sharing their expertise with visitors throughout the four days.

Annie Griffiths


As our industry evolves beyond traditional publishing, photographers search for ways to create meaningful work. In this session, Annie Griffiths shares her journey from a rural Minnesota newspaper to the pages of National Geographic Magazine and beyond. Founder of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of stellar photographers who are documenting aid organisations that empower women in the developing world, Annie encourages all photographers to follow their hearts and rethink success. 

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One of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries during her illustrious career. She has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects for National Geographic, including stories on Lawrence of Arabia, Galilee, Petra, Sydney, and Jerusalem.
In addition to her magazine work, Griffiths is deeply committed to photographing for aid organisations around the world. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document aid programs that are empowering women and girls in the developing world. In just six years, Ripple’s work has helped 26 non-profits raise over ten million dollars.
Griffiths has published 4 books, is an accomplished speaker and a regular television and radio guest. She has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, the National Organization of Women, and the White House News Photographers Association.  



  • 17 Mar 2019
    15:30 - 16:45

    Annie Griffiths: Photography for good