Awards Days

2013 Awards Days

Thursday 25 April 2013 – Saturday 27 April 2013

The Awards Days weekend is a celebration to honor the prizewinners of World Press Photo's 56th Photo Contest and 3rd Multimedia Contest. The weekend is filled with activities, including photographer presentations, the Sem Presser Lecture, and the Awards Ceremony. Read more information about the Awards Days.

Registration for the Awards Days has closed. For questions, please write awardsdays@worldpressphoto.org.


2013 World Press Photo exhibition

The 2013 exhibition will open on 26 April, during the Awards Days. Alongside the exhibition, The Russian Grand Prix, an exhibition by Russ Press Photo, featuring the work of 90 World Press Photo winners from Russia and the Soviet Union, will be on show. World Press Photo will also feature the 10 winners of the 3rd Multimedia Contest during the 2013 Amsterdam exhibition.

Location: Oude Kerk, Oudekerksplein, Amsterdam
Visiting hours: 10.30 – 17.30, Sunday 13.00 – 17.30


Program Thursday 25 April
12.00
Registration desk open
Location: Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam

13.00
Presentation of winning productions from the multimedia contest

15.00
Dr. David Campbell, who has been leading a research project investigating the emergence and development of multimedia in visual storytelling, presents his findings
Location: Felix Meritis

17.00
Photojournalism Apps
A discussion and demonstration by Keith W. Jenkins of mobile apps that enhance storytelling and present photography in a compelling way
Location: Felix Meritis

18.00
Presentations of winning productions from the multimedia contest continue
Location: Felix Meritis 


Program Friday 26 April
09.00
Registration desk open
Location: Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam

10.00 
Individual presentations by prize-winning photographers
Location: Felix Meritis

15.00
The Collected Works of Larry Towell – with Mike Stevens
World Press Photo Sem Presser Lecture (in cooperation with Stichting Sem Presser Archief)
Location: Felix Meritis

17.00
Presentations by prize-winning photographers continue
Location: Felix Meritis


Program Saturday 27 April
09.30
Registration desk open
Location: Felix Meritis

10.00
Presentations by prize-winning photographers continue
Location: Felix Meritis

12.00
Global and National Icons
What makes an iconic photograph? A presentation by Dr. Martijn Kleppe, postdoctoral researcher of press photography at Erasmus University 

13.00
Presentations by prize-winning photographers continue 

Evening 
Awards Ceremony (by invitation only)
A celebration to honor the prizewinners of the 56th World Press Photo Contest and 3rd Multimedia Contest
Location: Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Piet Heinkade 1, Amsterdam

VISITORS INFORMATION

Felix Meritis / Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Behind the scenes of the 2013 Awards Days

2013 Sem Presser Lecture

The "Collected Works" of Larry Towell

Interviews, pictures and blogs from 2013 Awards Days

Apps for the photojournalist

By Keith W. Jenkins

Multimedia Research Project

Read Dr. David Campbell's full report and see a 5-part video series