2012 multimedia contest press kit

This press kit contains a selection of four images from the prize-winning productions in the 2012 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest.

2012 Multimedia Contest winners

1st Prize
Afrikaner Blood
By Elles van Gelder (videographer) and Ilvy Njiokiktjien (photographer), the Netherlands

2nd Prize
Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now
By Maisie Crow, USA, photographer and videographer

3rd Prize
America’s Dead Sea
By James Lo Scalzo, USA, photographer

Special Mention
In addition to the three prizes, the jury decided to give a Special Mention to the interactive multimedia production Punched Out: The Life and Death of a Hockey Enforcer by The New York Times and videographer/photographers Shayla Harris and Marcus Yam. Made over a period of six months, the production explores professional ice hockey player Derek Boogaard's tumultuous life and untimely death from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs and alcohol.


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