World Press Photo is pleased to announce that Marianne Lévy-Leblond, head of web productions and transmedia projects at Arte France, will chair the 2015 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest. The contest will open for entries on 1 December 2014.
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Posted on 20 October 2014
World Press Photo is honored to welcome Michele McNally, director of photography and assistant managing editor of The New York Times, as chair of the 2015 Photo Contest jury.
Posted on 13 October 2014
World Press Photo is pleased to announce the fourth edition of its Next book series. The book features the photo essays made by the 12 participants of the annual Joop Swart Masterclass, a leading program for recognizing and showcasing emerging talent in visual reporting worldwide. Next#04 will be available in bookstores and on the World Press Photo website as of 14 November 2014.
Posted on 07 October 2014
World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch are delighted to invite all photojournalists, documentary photographers and multimedia producers around the world to apply for the fourth annual Tim Hetherington Grant.
Posted on 30 June 2014
World Press Photo is pleased to announce that the debut location of its 2014 exhibition tour, at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam, attracted more than 75.000 visitors, a record number for the location. The season continues with stops in many new locations.
Posted on 16 June 2014
Posted on 03 June 2014
Reporters, photographers, researchers and activists from the Middle East and North Africa will bring the stories behind the headlines to The Netherlands on June 15, 2014, Human Rights Watch and World Press Photo announced today. Their work will be presented at a festival, Reporting Change – Stories from the Arab Region, at De Melkweg in Amsterdam.
Posted on 09 May 2014
World Press Photo Supervisory Board Chairman Pieter Broertjes and Michiel Munneke announced today that Munneke will leave his position as managing director per 1 November 2014.
Posted on 24 April 2014
World Press Photo announced the 12 young photographers who have been selected for the 21st edition of the annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. The announcement was made during the Awards Days.
Posted on 17 April 2014
An international and independent selection committee will be gathering in Amsterdam on 23 April to select the 12 participants of the prestigious Joop Swart Masterclass. The names will be announced during the Awards Days, on Thursday 24 April.
Posted on 16 April 2014
Delta Lloyd is ook dit jaar weer sponsor van de tentoonstelling van World Press Photo in Amsterdam. Delta Lloyd werkt sinds 2011 samen met World Press Photo en zal tot 2018 verbonden zijn aan deze prestigieuze tentoonstelling, die dit jaar terugkeert naar De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam.