Welcome to the website of writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker Sue Carpenter
Journalism - I've written many features for national publications, specialising in international human rights stories, celebrities with a cause, travel, interviews, homes and interiors, health, and personal stories on issues such as overseas adoption, single motherhood, education and family life.
Documentary film - I am the director of Tideturner Films, making independent documentaries. I've made two short docs (self-shot and edited) and my first documentary feature, I Am Belmaya, set in Nepal, is currently in production.
Photography - I specialise in travel, lifestyle, portrait and documentary photos to illustrate my articles. My travel photos have been published in newspapers, magazines and books. View galleries and order digital images for reproduction
Charity - learn about my involvement in charities, GlobalGirl Media UK, Asha Nepal and Jaisalmer in Jeopardy. I also report on, photograph and make videos on global humanitarian issues for charities.
Books - I have written several non-fiction books, as well as created and edited books to order.
Getting more girls into media roles
As a founder trustee of the charity GlobalGirl Media UK, I wrote this guest post for Mumsnet, about why it's so important to get more girls and women into key media roles, to change the male-led narrative.
My latest film follows Alice as she trains for the longest run of her life - the 100km South Coast Challenge on 27 August 2016 - in aid of Mind, the mental health charity, in memory of her cousin Nana.
Interview with Caroline Jones in YOU Magazine about her memoir on her struggle with bulimia and childhood in Africa.
My first short film There's Something About Molly has won the award for Best Short Documentary at the Good Dog International Film Festival, Sydney, 2016!