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
America’s Dead Sea
By James Lo Scalzo, USA, photographer
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.