THE 2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO MULTIMEDIA CONTEST JURY MEMBERS

World Press Photo is pleased to present the full list of jury members of the 2014 Multimedia Contest. Led by Jassim Ahmad, this group of visual professionals will be reviewing the fourth annual multimedia contest entries. Judging will take place at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam from 15 until 21 March 2014. The results of the contest will be announced on 24 March 2014.

The 2014 jury consists of the following international leading professionals from the fields of visual journalism and documentary storytelling:

Chair: Jassim Ahmad, UK, global head of multimedia innovation at Reuters

Members:
• Jodi Bieber, South Africa, photographer
• Gabriel Dance, USA, interactive editor Guardian US
• Ed Kashi, USA, photographer
• Marianne Lévy-Leblond, France, head of web productions and transmedia projects Arte France
• Grant Scott, UK, senior lecturer photography University of Gloucestershire and founder and editor Unitednationsofphotography.com
• Luis Weinstein, Chile, photographer

Secretary: Alan Stoga, USA, president Zemi Communications

You can find the biographies of the 2014 Photo Multimedia Contest jury members here: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/2014-multimedia-contest/meet-the-jury

How to enter the multimedia contest?
The 2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest will open for participants to enter their work at the beginning of December 2013. The deadline for registrations and submissions is 15 January 2014, 23.59 CET. Entries may only be submitted online via the World Press Photo entry website. Please visit this page for more information: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/2014-multimedia-contest

Categories
The participants can enter in three categories: Short Feature, Long Feature and Interactive Documentary. Description:

Short Feature
A single linear narrative with a journalistic approach produced for the web, which lasts no longer than 10 minutes. The production must include photography and/or film in combination with (but not limited to) animation, graphics, illustrations, sound or text. Key is storytelling, along with a proficient use of visual and other elements.

Long Feature
A single linear narrative or series of linear narratives on a single topic with a journalistic storyline and produced for the web. The production(s) must include photography and/or film in combination with (but not limited to) animation, graphics, illustrations, sound or text. The focus is skillful storytelling with strong narration building, competently executed using visual and other elements.

Interactive Documentary
An interactive story or project produced for the web or as an app for a mobile device, which must include photography and/or film in combination with (but not limited to) animation, graphics, illustrations, sound or text. The documentary should employ interactivity, navigation, and design, to create an inspired visual user-experience that tells an original story with lasting impact.

The results of the Multimedia Contest will be announced on 24 March 2014.

About World Press Photo

World Press Photo organizes the leading international contest in visual journalism. The foundation is committed to supporting and advancing high standards in photojournalism and documentary storytelling worldwide. Its aim is to generate wide public interest in and appreciation for the work of photographers and other visual journalists, and for the free exchange of information. The activities include organizing annual photojournalism and multimedia contests and global exhibition tours. The Academy programs strive to stimulate high-quality visual journalism through educational programs, grants and by creating greater visibility through a variety of publications. World Press Photo is an independent, non-profit organization with its office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where it was founded in 1955.

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The press department at World Press Photo, or tel. +31(0)20 676 6096.

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