Oscar Frederick Welsh

Orangutan in a broken dead forest by Oscar Frederick Welsh

Oscar Frederick Welsh

Ontario-based Canadian filmmaker and visual artist

An Ontario-based Canadian filmmaker and visual artist, Oscar’s professional background includes over a decade of behind-the-scenes work in lighting and camera on television programs and independent features, in addition to cinematography on a variety of short films, music videos and his own projects.

Oscar Frederick Welsh @of_welsh is a Canadian visual artist and filmmaker who is passionate about primate conservation. Join the #Creatives4CoolCreatures collective with your #artivism and #Boycott4Wildlife

In 2014, he completed a debut feature, the no-budget Legion of Doom. His second feature, Belated Days, premiered on New Year’s Eve of 2020 and was made in and about the COVID-19 lockdown, detailing the potential effects of the forced isolation on an unprepared individual.

With varied creative pursuits, Oscar has recently taken to illustrating non-human primates, particularly great apes.

This art is associated with his ongoing research for film projects. His films focus on creative expression and human society. Oscar is fascinated with exploring the lives of non-human primates. This includes understanding their proclivity and instinct to paint and perceive images, along with their use and abuse in captivity for entertainment. He desires to see better protection and understanding of not only primates, but wildlife in general.

Published by Palm Oil Detectives

Hi, I’m Palm Oil Detective’s Editor in Chief. Palm Oil Detectives is partly a consumer website about palm oil in products and partly an online community for writers, artists and musicians to showcase their work and express their love for endangered species. I have a strong voice for creatures great and small threatened by deforestation. With our collective power we can shift the greed of the retail industry and influence big palm oil to stop cutting down forests. Be bold! Be courageous! Join me and stand up for the animals with your art and your supermarket choices

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