Welcome to our Press Center. Our most recent press releases are listed below in descending chronological order. Click the red arrow in the Downloads box on the right to view our press kits that are available for the media. Under Highlights are a selection of featured videos, which can be embedded on your website.
Posted on 15 October 2013
World Press Photo is happy to announce the third edition of the book Next#03, which features the photo essays made by the 12 participants of the annual Joop Swart Masterclass, around the theme of “hope”. The book offers an insight into the newcomers’ talent and passion, as well as a foretaste of the future of documentary storytelling. Next#03 will be available in bookstores and through our website store as of 7 November 2013.
Posted on 02 October 2013
World Press Photo is pleased to announce that the jury of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest will be chaired by Gary Knight, UK, founder photographer of VII Photo Agency.
Posted on 09 September 2013
World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch invite photojournalists and visual journalists around the world to apply for the third annual Tim Hetherington Grant.
Posted on 19 August 2013
World Press Photo invites professional visual journalists from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to apply for the Reporting Change Multimedia Course. In order to strengthen their storytelling skills, 10 selected participants will receive guidance from professional trainers and a grant to produce a high-quality multimedia story from the region.
Posted on 27 June 2013
World Press Photo en De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam kondigen met groot genoegen hun hernieuwde samenwerking aan. Daarmee komt vanaf volgend jaar de jaarlijkse fototentoonstelling terug in De Nieuwe Kerk. De expositie, die de winnende beelden van de jaarlijkse World Press Photo-wedstrijd voor fotojournalisten toont, zal in 2014 plaatsvinden van half april tot half juni.
Posted on 29 April 2013
The World Press Photo 13 exhibition opened at De Oude Kerk in Amsterdam on Friday, 26 April, during the Awards Days, before it will continue on a year-long tour
Posted on 26 April 2013
World Press Photo announced the names of the young photographers who have been selected to come together with a group of masters for the 20th edition of the annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, at a dinner hosted by Canon during the Awards Days. During the six-day masterclass meeting to be held from 2 to 8 November 2013 in Amsterdam, the participating photographers will interact with six prominent experts, discussing technical and visual aspects of their work, as well as their role as a photographer.
Posted on 25 April 2013
World Press Photo is proud to publish the results of a pioneering global study into the emergence and development of multimedia in visual storytelling. The findings will be presented by research director Dr David Campbell, as part of a multimedia-themed program during the 2013 World Press Photo Awards Days, on Thursday 25 April, at Felix Meritis in Amsterdam.
Posted on 04 March 2013
De World Press Photo 2013 tentoonstelling is van 26 april tot en met 23 juni te bezichtigen in de Oude Kerk in Amsterdam.
Posted on 15 February 2013
The international jury of the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a picture by Paul Hansen of the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter as the World Press Photo of the Year 2012.