World Press Photo Foundation and Fujifilm announce a strategic partnership

Partnership with Fujifilm will help bring more support to photographers and more stories to the world

We are very pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with FUJIFILM Corporation. Both organizations are committed to the development of the press and documentary photography community, and we look forward to working together.

This partnership will help us bring striking images and compelling stories to an even wider audience than before through our worldwide exhibitions and online platforms.

Benefits of the partnership include:

  • Support for our contest, exhibitions and other activities
  • Photographer workshops in 10 cities around the world in 2024 with more in following years
  • In-kind donation of photograph printing services
  • A large format mirrorless digital camera FUJIFILM GFX100 II, with two ​​GF lenses of choice, two Li-ion batteries and dual battery charger for each of the four contest global winners
  • Sharing of knowledge and inspiration to better serve the photographer community

Joumana El Zein Khoury, Executive Director of World Press Photo Foundation said:

“We are very pleased to announce this strategic partnership with Fujifilm. They share our mission to support the photographic community who bring important stories and images to the world. This strategic partnership will help us reach more people, improve our exhibitions, and directly support the news and documentary photography community.”

Masato Yamamoto, Director, Executive Vice President, General Manager of Imaging Solutions Division, FUJIFILM Corporation said:

“As Fujifilm celebrates its 90th anniversary on January 20 this year, we are excited to establish this strategic partnership, enabling us to contribute to the growth of trustworthy storytelling and global communication through the power of photography. Through this partnership with the World Press Photo Foundation, we support the creative individuals involved in the dynamic field of photography."

Fujifilm and past World Press Photo Contest winners

There have been numerous past winners who have used Fujifilm equipment to create their awarded work. Two examples include, Yasuyoshi Chiba’s World Press Photo of the Year in 2020 (shot using a FUJIFILM X-H1 camera), and Antonio Faccilongo’s World Press Photo Story of the Year in 2021 (shot using a FUJIFILM X-T1 camera).

Image credit: Frank van Beek, ANP