Photography Competition of the Hyères Festival, France. Deadline: Nov. 15, 2015

This is a call for entries for the next Photography Competition of the Hyères Festival, taking place in the historical villa Noailles in South of France.

Submission deadline is November 25, 2015.

Regulations can be downloaded at

“Gathering an international jury, renewed on a yearly basis, the festival offers a unique platform to young talents for promoting their work and getting an international audience as well as a great support, notably through an award granted of 15000 euros, portfolio reviews and exhibitions.”


The competition is open to any photographer or artist using the photographic medium on a regular basis. No age nor nationality restriction apply. Only photographers/artists who have not had an important exhibition in a gallery, or cultural institution of international importance, may take part. The competition does not distinguish according to genre; portraits, landscapes, still-lifes, fashion, etc. are all admissible. Please note that collective submissions – made by two or more artists – are accepted providing the authors work on a regular basis together and have built a body of work together)

FORMAT The competition consists of 2 rounds of evaluation: First round: entries must be submitted by email at the latest on November 25th, 2015 (see details below). Following this first round, the festival committee will select approx. 60 portfolios. On December 9, 2015, at the latest all entrants will be informed whether they have been selected for the second round, or not. Second round: selected participants for the second round must send prints of the images previously submitted by email, at the latest on December 19th, 2015 (see details below). The 2016 jury will meet during the month of January to select the 10 short-listed photographers who will take part in the festival. All participants of the second round will be informed of the results by January 31, 2016 at the latest. In order to participate, please adhere to the following steps:

STEP ONE Submission by email at the latest on Nov. 25, 2015 Download the entry form available on the website Complete the entry form do not omit any information requested, save it as a pdf. Rename the file in the following manner: surname_first name.pdf (ex.: smith_john.pdf) and return it Select 20 recent images from your work. Images shall be selected from 2 or 3 distinctive series.

Send an email at the latest on November 25th, 2015 to photocompetition



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