Thomas Halaczinsky is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, photographer and writer who divides his time between Brooklyn and Greenport on Long Island’s North Fork.
His work focuses on the relationship between people and places. In documentary films like „Coney Island – A last Summer“ (for German/French broadcaster ARTE in 2008) or „Don’t call it Heimweh“- the opening film of the 2005 Berlin Jewish Film Festival - he explored the importance of place for the identity of the protagonists. In 1996 he won an ACE award for his contribution to the EMMY awarded film “Calling the Ghost”. In 2016 his photographic series "Archipelago New York" received an honorable mention at the Tokyo International Photo Award.