World Press Photo Foundation announces new global publishing partner

Lanoo Publishers to publish World Press Photo Yearbook

Amsterdam/Tielt, 6 December 2019

Lannoo Publishers and the World Press Photo Foundation are proud to announce their three year partnership. As of spring 2020, Lannoo Publishers will be the new global publishing partner of the renowned World Press Photo yearbook, featuring the most striking images and compelling stories awarded in the annual photo contest.

This collaboration further highlights the international ambition of both companies to reach a large audience with the stories that matter. The World Press Photo Foundation organizes 121 exhibitions in over 50 countries and is growing its programs and exhibitions. With Lannoo’s expertise, the yearbook will be distributed in a new way, and thematic or specifically targeted publications, both print and digital will be enabled. Lannoo Publishers has the necessary international sales and distribution channels, co-edition partners and publishing teams to enable this.

“We are excited to have found a publishing partner that can fulfill all of our needs that we have as a foundation in producing, publishing and distributing the content we make available. We are growing fast and this needs a publishing partner that fits our current scale. We are confident that all of our fans, readers and exhibition partners will be served well by the worldwide and high quality service Lannoo delivers” says Lars Boering, managing director World Press Photo Foundation.

"Thinking along with our partners, looking at how we can further unlock relevant content and distribute it internationally, on paper and digitally, that is our drive, ambition and reason for being," says Niels Famaey, international publisher Art and Photography, Lannoo Publishers.

The World Press Photo Yearbook is currently printed in 6 languages with a total print run of approximately 26,000 copies. Both the Dutch and English versions will appear under the Lannoo imprint. Other languages ​​will be published by Lannoo co-partners.

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About Lannoo Publishers

Lannoo Publishers wants to be a leading, creative and flexible knowledge enterprise pursuing both cultural and economic value.

This pursuit for cultural surplus value is rooted in the mind-set of the founder of Lannoo Publishers and his interest for cultural life. Since 1909 our enterprise has always been loyal to this vision and has thus acquired its unique profile in the market.

Lannoo Publishers want to establish a global presence with its internationally recognized list.

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About the World Press Photo Foundation

Connecting the world to the stories that matter.

We are a global platform connecting professionals and audiences through trustworthy visual journalism and storytelling, founded in 1955 when a group of Dutch photographers organized a contest (“World Press Photo”) to expose their work to an international audience. Since then, the contest has grown into the world’s most prestigious photography competition, and through our successful worldwide exhibition program, we present to millions of people the stories that matter.

The World Press Photo Foundation is a creative, independent, nonprofit organization, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We appreciate the support of our global partner, the Dutch Postcode Lottery, and our Netherlands partner, PwC.

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