Thu, 11/01/2012 - 13:25
World Press Photo is pleased to present the full list of jury members of the 2013 Multimedia Contest. Led by Keith W. Jenkins, this group of visual professionals will be reviewing the third annual multimedia contest entries. Judging will take place at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam from 26 January until 1 February 2013. The results of the contest will be announced on 1 February 2013.
The 2013 jury consists of the following international leading professionals from the fields of visual journalism and documentary storytelling:
Chair: Keith W. Jenkins, USA, supervising senior producer for multimedia at NPR
• Samuel Bollendorff, France, photojournalist and webdocumentary maker
• Kang Kyung-ran, South Korea, producer and director Frontline News Service
• Susan Meiselas, USA, photographer
• Patrick Mudekereza, DR Congo, writer and poet
• Bjarke Myrthu, Denmark, founder and CEO of Storyplanet.com
• Caspar Sonnen, the Netherlands, new media coordinator and curator IDFA DocLab
Secretary: Alan Stoga, USA, president Zemi Communications
How to enter the multimedia contest?
The 2013 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest will be open for participants to enter their work from the beginning of December 2012. The deadline for registrations and submissions is 10 January 2013, 23.59 CET. Entries may only be submitted online via the World Press Photo entry website. A user name and password are required to enter and may be requested from December 2012 onwards.
The results of the Multimedia Contest will be announced on 1 February 2013. The multimedia contest is set up separately from the annual press photography contest. Details about the 2013 World Press Photo Contest can be found on the foundation’s website.
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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