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WORLD PRESS PHOTO GAAT SAMENWERKING AAN MET UNIQUE NEDERLAND

World Press Photo kondigt de samenwerking aan met Unique Nederland. De HR-dienstverlener zal betrokken zijn bij de jaartentoonstelling in Amsterdam. De tentoonstelling is een overzicht van de winnende beelden van de internationale World Press Photo wedstrijd.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO ANNOUNCES 2014 MULTIMEDIA CONTEST WINNING PRODUCTIONS

The international jury of the 2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest has awarded prizes in three categories: Short Feature, Long Feature and Interactive Documentary. Each category holds first, second and third prizes.

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COUNTDOWN TO THE 2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO MULTIMEDIA CONTEST RESULTS

Judging of the 2014 Multimedia Contest has begun at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam.

World Press Photo will announce the results of the fourth annual contest for multimedia productions on 24 March at 14.00 CET (GMT+1) on the World Press Photo website. A group of internationally recognized professionals in the fields, chaired by Jassim Ahmad, global head of multimedia innovation at Reuters, are currently in Amsterdam to judge all 377 entries. The winning productions will be showcased in the World Press Photo exhibition in Amsterdam starting 18 April.

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2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO MULTIMEDIA CONTEST WINNERS TO BE REVEALED ON 24 MARCH

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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AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER JOHN STANMEYER WINS WORLD PRESS PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2013

World Press Photo of the Year 2013 by John Stanmeyer

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.

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COUNTDOWN TO THE 2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO AWARDS

The 2014 Photo Contest general jury listens to instructions from jury chair Gary Knight.

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.

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2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTEST: WINNING IMAGES TO BE REVEALED ON 14 FEBRUARY

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).

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NATIONALE POSTCODE LOTERIJ VERLENGT SAMENWERKING MET WORLD PRESS PHOTO TOT EN MET 2018

Nationale Postcode Loterij

De Nationale Postcode Loterij heeft aangekondigd de samenwerking met World Press Photo met vijf jaar te verlengen.

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2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTEST SET UP

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.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: ONLINE ENTRY WEBSITES FOR 2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTESTS NOW OPEN

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.

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