As well as disseminating our work through major international media outlets, Ruom’s members regularly partner with development agencies, providing high-quality communications solutions and advice to the non-profit sector. To address the different needs of non-profit organizations, as opposed to the mainstream media, we launched Ruom Development in 2014.

As visual and written material becomes increasingly important for organizations seeking to reach a broad audience, Ruom’s writers, photographers, videographers and researchers have been providing training, as well as writen and visual content to some of the world’s biggest NGOs.

Through our wealth of experience in the field of documentar media, Ruom adds depth, dignity, and empathy to promotional campaigns.

With the ability to dispatch multi-talented teams of documentary professionals, Ruom is always ready to tell your stories, anywhere in the world.

NICOLAS AXELROD

PHOTOGRAPHER – VIDEOGRAPHER
STILLS - VIDEO - MULTIMEDIA
  • Bangkok, Thailand

Nick specialises in documenting the adverse impacts of development on local communities and the environment.

He has worked for a number of international humanitarian organizations such as UNICEF, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International. His journalistic  work has been published in various local and international publications, including The International New York Times and Time Magazine.

Nic has been based in Southeast Asia since 2008 and is a founding member of Ruom. He is currently based in Bangkok, Thailand. He is fluent in English and French.

THOMAS CRISTOFOLETTI

PHOTOGRAPHER – VIDEOGRAPHER
STILLS - VIDEO - MULTIMEDIA
  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Thomas is passionate about documenting climate change and the effects of development in the Mekong region.

Thomas’s photography and video work have been featured in campaigns for international NGOs and INGOs, such as WWF, UNDP, USAID, and UNICEF. His photographs have also been featured in international magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, Al Jazeera and The Guardian.

He has been working in Southeast Asia for the last four years and is currently based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He’s fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

MARTA KASZTELAN

JOURNALIST – VIDEO PRODUCER
RESEARCH - GRANT WRITING
  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Marta’s work focuses on women, gender and on the positive and negative impacts of corporations on those around them.
She has worked as a videographer for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia and for SNV Netherlands. Her journalistic work has been publis

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