“An Oscar nominated documentary maker and war photographer who learnt his trade at Cardiff University has been killed while covering the conflict in Lybia. Tim Hetherington is understood to have died in a rocket-propelled grenade attack in the Libyan city of Misrata. Earlier this year the 40-year-old was nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category at the Academy Awards for the war documentary Restrepo which he co-directed”. – WalesOnline

Producer/ director Tim Hetherington speaks during the “Restrepo” panel during the National Geographic Channel/WILD portion of the 2010 Summer TCA press tour held at the Beverly Hilton on August 7, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Filmmaker Tim Hetherington attends the 2011 Cinema Eye Honors at the Museum of the Moving Image on January 18, 2011 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Tim Hetherington arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards – Nominated Docs! Reception on February 23, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
21 Apr 2011 09:23:00