New Writings Award Open Call

Cover Photo:
Srebrenica, nuit à nuit by Adrien Selbert 2015 winner. Photo by Adrien Selbert

New Writings Award Application form

Foreword :

A partnership between French association Freelens, Zoom Photo Festival in Saguenay (Canada) and Transizioni Festival (Bologna, Italy), the New Writings Award calls for short multimedia pieces, sound slideshows, video works, or photographic short films.

The call is open to all journalists, photojournalists, photography and journalism students, and dedicated amateurs. They are invited to submit a short and creative multimedia piece composed of stills, videos, texts and audio with a duration of under 7 minutes (recommended). The theme is open but the work has to be of a documentary or journalistic nature.

One project will be awarded with a 1000 Euro prize and will be presented during the Saguenay ZOOM Photo Festival and the Transiozini Festival in Italy, along with 10 other selected projects. Travel to Saguenay, Quebec (Canada) and accommodation will be provided by the festival. The awarded piece will also be streamed on the web. A partnership between Corridor Elephant Editions, the winner will be published with an Ebook Multimedia in the Art Photo Film collection.

Be creative!

Submission period : July 15 to September 30, 2016

The winning project will be awarded with
– A 1000 Euros grant
– A maximum of 1100 Euros will be spend by the Saguenay ZOOM Photo Festival to pay for travel and accommodation of the winner to Saguenay, Canada.
– A projection of the winning short in November in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada, during the Zoom Photo Festival and during the Transizioni Festival in Italy.
– Streaming of the project on a web platform.
– Published in Multimedia Ebook with Corridor Elephant Editions in the Art Photo Film collection.

The jury will also select 10 exceptional submissions, which will be projected during the ZOOM Photo Festival in November in Saguenay and Transizioni Festival in Italy, as well as on a web platform.

To apply, fill-in the application form, after reading and agreeing with the rules of the award.
Each project must be subtitled in English or French according to the original language.

Further informations can be found on the http://zoomphotofestival.ca; http://www.transizioni.org/;

Camtec Photo devient commanditaire du concours Nature Humaine.

Group Photo Media International is proud to announce the involvement of Camtec Photo as official sponsor of the contest Human Nature.

Camtec Photo offer a prize worth $ 1,000 to the winner of the 2016 edition of the International Photography Competition, Human Nature.

The theme, Human nature, proposes a look at the way Man, in the largest sense of the word, can be influenced by his environment, that is to say by the conditions, both natural and cultural, that make up the frame of his life and that are susceptible to have an impact on him.

Camtec Photo now joins Groupe Photo Media International, the Centre for Sustainable Development and Eureko in the seventh edition of the contest of photojournalism Human nature of Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay, international meeting of photojournalism.

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Human Nature 2016

Groupe Photo Média International, La Maison du développement durable and Euréko invite you to participate in the seventh edition of the photo journalism contest Human nature. The contest is part of the Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay, International Meeting of Photojournalism.

The theme, Human nature, proposes a look at the way Man, in the largest sense of the word, can be influenced by his environment, that is to say by the conditions, both natural and cultural, that make up the frame of his life and that are susceptible to have an impact on him.

The winning photos, which are chosen by a jury, will be exhibited during the Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay from November 2th to November 27th, 2016. They will also be presented at the Maison du développement durable in Montreal. Participants must submit their photo journalism entry, which should include a minimum of 20 photos, before July 31th, 2016 at midnight.

Rules

  • Proposed competition for photographers of all nationalities.
  • The deadline is July 31th at midnight.
  • For the application, your photographs must have a height or width of 1500 pixels, resolution must be 72 DPI in jpg format.  For exemple, a photo in landscape orientation will have a dimension of 1500 px by 1000 px.
  • An introductory text must accompany your entry (minimum 1 paragraph).
  • The file name must be identified as follows: LastName_firstName_01.jpeg.
  • The photographer should be the sole owner of copyright material. Proposed reportage must contain a minimum of 20 photographs illustrating the theme of the competition.
  • Winning photographer authorizes Zoom Photo Festival / Saguenay Photo and Media International Group to use without compensation and unlimited photographs, only for purposes of the festival and its promotion.
  • The winner will be unveiled (e) for Zoom Photo Festival / Saguenay.
  • The reportage will be exhibited from November 2th to November 27th, 2016 during the Saguenay Zoom Photo Festival, international meeting of photojournalism and at the Atrium of the Maison du développement durable competition partner.

You must send your files (in one zip file if possible) by using our WeTransfer Page

Take note that the winner will have to submit their photographs in high resolution (300 DPI) with a minimal height or width of 3000 pixels. Photographs will need to have IPTC Metadata duly completed with captions in English and French.

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