Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:08
The 2014 World Press Photo contests are accepting entries as of today. World Press Photo invites all professional visual journalists worldwide to participate in the 57th annual photojournalism contest and 4th annual multimedia contest. The final deadline for submissions is 15 January 2014 for both contests.
2014 World Press Photo Contest
How to enter the 2014 Photo Contest
Entries may only be submitted online via the World Press Photo entry website: http://submit.worldpressphoto.org
A username and password are required to enter and can be requested from today onwards until 9 January 2014, 23.59 CET. The final deadline for submissions is 15 January 2014, 23.59 CET.
An international jury of leading professionals in the field of photojournalism worldwide will judge the entries at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam from 1 February until 13 February 2014.
The results of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest will be announced on 14 February 2014. The prize-winning pictures are presented in an exhibition that travels through more than 100 cities in over 45 countries, to start in Amsterdam in De Nieuwe Kerk, 18 April 2014.
The jury gives first, second and third prizes in all categories. First prize winners in each category receive a cash prize of €1,500. Winners of second and third prizes, and those receiving honorable mention, receive a Golden Eye Award and a diploma. The premier award, the World Press Photo of the Year, carries a cash prize of €10,000. In addition, Canon will donate a professional DSLR camera and lens kit to the photographer of the World Press Photo of the Year 2013. The annual Awards Days, a two-day celebration of the prizewinners, takes place in Amsterdam on 24 and 25 April 2014.
For further information on the 2014 Photo Contest, the categories and the full list of jury members, please visit: www.worldpressphoto.org/2014-photo-contest.
2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest
How to enter the multimedia contest
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: http://multimedia.worldpressphoto.org
An international jury of leading professionals from the fields of visual journalism and documentary storytelling will be judging the entries at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam, from 15 until 21 March 2014.
The winners of the 2014 Multimedia Contest will be announced on 24 March 2014.
The first place winner in each category will be awarded a cash award of €1,500 and a Golden Eye Award. Winners of second and third prizes receive a Golden Eye Award and a diploma. The awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on Friday 25 April 2014 in Amsterdam.
For further information on the 2014 Multimedia Contest, the definitions of the categories, and the list of jury members, please visit: www.worldpressphoto.org/2014-multimedia-contest.
The multimedia contest is set up separately from the annual photojournalism contest: different rules of entry apply, and the entries are judged by different teams of jury members.
Editors please note:
We have banners available to promote the 2014 Photo and Multimedia Contest in French, English, Portuguese and Spanish. You are welcome to use the banners to mark the link to the website. The sizes of the banner are 468x60, 300x250 and 240x400 IMU and need to be linked to: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/enter
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World Press Photo receives support from the Dutch Postcode Lottery and is sponsored worldwide by Canon.
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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