The fourth annual contest for multimedia productions will take place from 15 to 21 March 2014 in Amsterdam. The winners will be announced on 24 March 2014 on the World Press Photo website as of 14.00 CET (GMT+1).
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Posted on 14 February 2014
The international jury of the 57th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected an image by American photographer John Stanmeyer of the VII Photo Agency as the World Press Photo of the Year 2013. The picture shows African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia—a tenuous link to relatives abroad.
Posted on 10 February 2014
The World Press Photo judges have entered the final week of judging the 57th annual contest. The award-winning pictures will be revealed on Friday, 14 February 2014, at 14.00 CET GMT+1.
Posted on 29 January 2014
An international jury of leading photojournalism professionals will begin judging entries at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam on Saturday, 1 February. The annual photo contest is the leading international contest in visual journalism. The winners of the 57th edition will be announced on Friday, 14 February 2014, at 14.00 (CET, GMT+1).
Posted on 12 December 2013
De Nationale Postcode Loterij heeft aangekondigd de samenwerking met World Press Photo met vijf jaar te verlengen.
Posted on 09 December 2013
World Press Photo announces today the amendments to its 57th annual photo contest: there are some changes in the internal procedures to accommodate evolving practices in visual journalism.
Posted on 03 December 2013
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.
Posted on 02 December 2013
World Press Photo is proud to present the jury members of the 57th photo contest and welcomes David Campbell as the new secretary. This group of internationally recognized professionals in the field of photojournalism and documentary photography will gather in Amsterdam beginning of February next year, headed by jury chair Gary Knight.
Posted on 27 November 2013
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.
Posted on 11 November 2013
World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch are pleased to announce that the French photographer Olivier Jobard has been awarded the third annual Tim Hetherington Grant, set up to celebrate the legacy of the photojournalist and filmmaker killed in Libya in 2011.
Posted on 07 November 2013
World Press Photo is pleased to announce that the third edition of the book Next#03 is now available. The book features the photo essays made by the 12 participants of the annual Joop Swart Masterclass, around the theme of “hope”. It offers an insight into the newcomers’ talent and passion, as well as a foretaste of the future of documentary storytelling.