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MULTIMEDIA PRACTICES IN VISUAL STORYTELLING – A PIONEERING STUDY

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.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO TENTOONSTELLING VANAF 26 APRIL TE BEZICHTIGEN IN AMSTERDAMSE OUDE KERK

De World Press Photo 2013 tentoonstelling is van 26 april tot en met 23 juni te bezichtigen in de Oude Kerk in Amsterdam.

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SWEDISH PHOTOGRAPHER PAUL HANSEN WINS PREMIER PHOTO CONTEST AWARD

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.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON 15 FEBRUARY 2013

The award-winning photos of the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest will be revealed on Friday 15 February 2013 at 11.00 a.m. CET. Following the announcement, the awarded images will be published in an online gallery on this website.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO ANNOUNCES MULTIMEDIA CONTEST WINNING PRODUCTIONS

The international jury of the 2013 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest has awarded prizes in three categories: Online Short, Online Feature and Interactive Documentary.

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REPORTING CHANGE: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS PHOTO STORYTELLING COURSE

World Press Photo invites photojournalists and documentary photographers from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia to apply for the Reporting Change photo storytelling course.

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SANTIAGO LYON TO REPLACE GARY KNIGHT AS CHAIRMAN OF THE 2013 WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTEST

Winning images to be revealed on 15 February 2013. 

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COUNTDOWN TO THE THIRD WORLD PRESS PHOTO MULTIMEDIA CONTEST RESULTS: WINNERS TO BE RELEASED FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2013

The winning productions of the third annual contest for multimedia productions will be announced on 1 February 2013 and can be viewed on the World Press Photo website as of 16.00 CET.

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THIRD WORLD PRESS PHOTO MULTIMEDIA CONTEST WINNERS TO BE RELEASED ON 1 FEBRUARY 2013

The third annual contest for multimedia productions will take place from 26 to 31 January 2013 in Amsterdam. An international, six-member jury of experts chaired by Keith W. Jenkins, will judge the entries. The winners will be announced on 1 February 2013, and can be viewed on the World Press Photo website as of 16.00 CET.

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FERNANDO MOLERES RECEIVES THE SECOND TIM HETHERINGTON GRANT

Waiting for an Opportunity © Fernando Moleres

World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch are pleased to announce that the Spanish photographer Fernando Moleres has been awarded the 2012 Tim Hetherington Grant, set up to celebrate the legacy of the photojournalist and filmmaker killed in Libya in 2011. The annual grant of €20,000, intended to support a photographer in completing an existing project on a human rights theme, was given for Moleres’ project entitled “Waiting for an opportunity”.

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