IN BAIE DE SAINT BRIEUC
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – 2016
The fifth edition of the International Festival Photoreporter in the Baie of Saint
Brieuc launches its call for applications. The festival continues its desire to help
produce photo documentaries that show our world in its diversity, hence
applicants are completely free to choose their thematic.
The artistic director of the coming edition of the Photoreporter festival in the
Baie of Saint Brieuc is Marc Prüst, photography consultant and specialist in
The winning photographers will receive a grant that corresponds to their
proposed budgets, between the amounts of 5 000 and 8 000 euros. The budgets
should be detailed per post including the fees for the photographer.
The festival will produce and finance the prints for the exhibitions. Once
selected, the photographers will have until mid July to create their reportage so
that their projects can be exhibited during the festival from the 1st October to
the 30th October 2016.
The production and realization of these photographic projects is the result of a
mobilization of private enterprises who have created together a collective fund (a
so-called Fonds de Dotation) to support Photoreporter in Baie of Saint Brieuc.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
1ST TO 30TH OCTOBER 2016
16 march midnight (CET) Deadline for submitting proposals
31 March Announcement of the Grant winners
1st April First exchanges with artistic director on
concept of the festival exhibitions
30th June Deadline of delivery of low res images to
22nd august Start of the production of the prints
16th september Delivery of the prints
19th to 28th September Installation of the exhibitions
1st October Public opening of the exhibitions
3rd and 4th October Press days
Entry rules and procedures
Each photographer who enters the competition automatically commits to the
rules and regulations described below. Non-compliance to the format described
will automatically lead to disqualification. The photographer must send 2 photos
“portrait” in high and low res.
Each entry should follow strictly these 5 points:
1. The project proposal should not be longer than 2 pages A4 (Arial 10,
single spacing), written in English. (A French translation will be highly
appreciated but is not compulsory).
2. The proposed subject must be original and unpublished. One proposal
per photographer will be considered. The entry should be
accompanied by some contact persons so that the festival team can
verify its feasibility.
3. The proposal should be accompanied by a detailed budget
including expenses and fees for the photographer, and must
total a minimum of 5 000 euro and not exceed 8 000 €
4. Include one or two of your best stories in low res jpegs with a total
maximum size 15 MB so that the team can review your photographic
5. The deadline to receive projects is 16th march 2016 midnight
(GMT+1) by email only on firstname.lastname@example.org
III. Selection of the winning projects
The winning projects will be selected by the artistic director of the festival.
For further information or advice, you can contact the Artistic Director of the
Festival Marc Prüst at this address email@example.com