Category Archives: Prize / Award

19th edition of BOUTOGRAPHIES. Deadline: Nov. 11, 2018.

LES BOUTOGRAPHIES IS A FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

Open to all photographers living in Europe.

The criteria for selection by a jury of professional in the photographic field are a height creative level, originality and a coherent personal vision.

THERE IS NO THEME

How to participate

  • TWO SECTIONS WILL BE PROGRAMMED

The official selection (on the walls) and the selection Jury Projection (in projection).  You don’t need to choose. If you are selected by the Jury, your work will automatically be assigned to one of these two selections.

  • THREE PRIZES ARE GIVEN DURING THE FESTIVAL

For the official selection
The Jury prize, for a total of 1000 € + the purchase of photos by the Town of Montpellier for a value of 2500€
The Exchange prize (an exhibition at the festival Fotoleggendo in Rome)
The Public prize (help with the production of an exhibition by our partner Photon, professional photo lab).

  • THREE SPECIAL AWARDS ARE GIVEN DURING THE FESTIVAL

For the official selection
Réponses Photo (a portfolio published in the magazine, with remuneration)

For the Jury projection
Laboratory Photon (Production of images up to a value of 1000€ plus an exhibition for three months in their gallery space in Toulouse)

For either the official selection or the Jury projection
Les Jours (a portfolio published on the media website, with remuneration)

How to Correctly prepare your dossier

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Prix Mentor Outre-Atlantique

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FreeLens, in association with SCAM and CFPJ Medias de Paris and Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay, is pleased to announce the very first session of the Prix Mentor Outre-Atlantique!

Session #1 of the 2019 Mentor Award will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018, Salle Murdock in Chicoutimi, starting at 2:30 p.m., as part of the Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay.

To apply, simply read the rules, join the FreeLens association and send your application by clicking on the following link:

http://www.freelens.fr/appel-a-candidatures-prix-mentor-2019-session-1-canada-octobre-2018/

(Forms in French)

Attention, the deadline for this call for authors is Friday, October 5 at midnight (Montreal time)!

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FreeLens, en association avec la SCAM et le CFPJ Medias de Paris et le Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay, est heureuse de vous annoncer la toute première session du Prix Mentor Outre-Atlantique !

La session #1 du Prix Mentor 2019 aura lieu le samedi 20 octobre 2018, salle Murdock à Chicoutimi, à partir de 14h30, dans le cadre du Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay.

Pour candidater, il vous suffit de prendre connaissance du règlement, adhérer à l’association FreeLens et d’envoyer votre dossier en cliquant sur le lien suivant :
http://www.freelens.fr/appel-a-candidatures-prix-mentor-2019-session-1-canada-octobre-2018/

Attention, la deadline pour cet appel à auteurs est le vendredi 5 octobre à minuit (heure de Montréal) !

Women Photographers Grant. Deadline: Oct. 17, 2018

The PHmuseum Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and non-binary professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. Moving into its second edition, its mission is to support the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while responding to the need to work for gender equality in the industry.

To participate, you are invited to submit one or more projects centered around a specific theme, narrative or concept. All kind of photography is welcome, with our independent panel of judges that will take care of reviewing the submissions and awarding the prizes according to their own criteria. To submit a work, please follow these guided steps:

How to participate

  • 1

    Click on
    Apply Now

    Simply click on Apply Now to start your submission and follow the guided process. You will be asked to create an account or login.

  • 2

    Upload
    your work

    Upload between 8 and 20 photos. At least 4 of them must have been shot after 1 January, 2015. We recommend that the images are at least 1000px on the shortest side and weigh around 2MB. You can present more than one project, but they must be submitted one at a time.

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    Review
    and submit

    Review your story, being aware that you will not be able to modify it after submission. Once you are ready, pay the entry fee and submit. Our judges will review all entries, with winners to be announced in November 2018. To submit another project simply click on Apply Now.

Apply now

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Format Festival Call. Deadline: Sept 6, 2018

Open Call FORMAT19: FOREVER//NOW

Deadline – 6th September 2018

The FORMAT team is delighted to present the amazing awards available to the successful entries for the FORMAT19 Open Call.

FORMAT19 Bursary: Everyone who is selected to exhibit at FORMAT19 will receive a bursary to assist them with their production, installation and/or travel costs.

FORMAT19 Award: A £2000 cash prize will be awarded to one of the successful entries, judged by the panel of international jurors.

Spectrum Imaging Award: Printing services and mentorship worth £1000 will be awarded to one of the successful entries judged by Spectrum.

Genesis and Fuji Award: £1000 for printing and framing services will be awarded to one of the successful entries judged by Genesis and Fuji.

Other prizes include:

The Royal Photographic Society Award: cash prize of £500

The Photography Show Award: cash prize of £500

Chinese Photographers Magazine Award: cash prize of $500

ARCHIVO Platform Award: Online feature showcasing the work of the selected artist.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take part in FORMAT19. Please send us your projects that respond to the endless moment of FOREVER and the zeitgeist of the NOW. Challenge our panel of international experts in as many diverse and inventive ways as you can imagine.

We want to see what you are doing, making, thinking FOREVER//NOW.

Submit Now

DGPh History of Photography Research Award. Deadline: Sep. 30, 2018

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Ausschreibung DGPh-Forschungspreis Photographiegeschichte 2018

Ausschreibung DGPh-Forschungspreis Photographiegeschichte 2018

Die Sektion Geschichte und Archive der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh) vergibt seit 1978 einen Preis, mit dem wissenschaftliche Forschungen auf dem Gebiet der Geschichte und Theorie der Photographie ausgezeichnet werden.

Der Preis richtet sich an Forschende aller Geistes-, Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, deren wissenschaftliche Arbeit einen fundierten, eigenständigen und innovativen Beitrag zur Photographieforschung leistet.

Der DGPh-Forschungspreis Photographiegeschichte der Sektion Geschichte und Archive wird alle zwei Jahre für Arbeiten vergeben, die sich der Photographie und Phototheorie sowie der gesellschaftlichen Bedeutung und Wirkung des Mediums widmen. Er richtet sich insbesondere an den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs.
Wir bitten um Einreichungen publizierter oder unpublizierter Essays oder Monographien (z. B. Manuskripte abgeschlossener Dissertationen) aus den letzten zwei Jahren. Die Entscheidung über die Vergabe des Preises wird durch eine Jury getroffen. Der Preis ist mit insgesamt 3.000 Euro dotiert und kann einem/er Bewerber/in oder zwei Bewerber/innen zu gleichen Teilen zugesprochen werden. Der/die Preisträger/in wird in einer öffentlichen Veranstaltung der DGPh geehrt.
Zur Bewerbung müssen folgende Bewerbungsunterlagen als PDF-Dateien online über das weiter folgende Anmeldeformular eingereicht werden:

• ein Abstract der eingereichten Arbeit (ca. 3.500 Zeichen)
• das abgeschlossene Manuskript
• ein Curriculum Vitae
• eine Publikationsliste.

Einreichungsfrist ist der 30. September 2018. Online-Anmeldeformular


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Call for Applications 2018 DGPh History of Photography Research Award

Since 1978, the History and Archives section of the German Photographic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Photographie, DGPh) recognises scientific research in the history and theory of photography.

The DGPh History of Photography Research Award 2016 will be open for all elements of research into photography’s many aspects. Besides aspects of traditional history and theory of photography, topics will be considered that deal with photography’s social meaning, or the impact that the medium has had on society. The applicant’s work should represent an autonomous, innovative, and original contribution to these areas. The award is particularly aimed at young scholars.

The award is open to researchers from all fields. Applications and manuscripts for the DGPh History of Photography Research Award may be submitted in either English or German. Applications should consist of a published or unpublished manuscript produced during the last two years before the deadline. Project outlines, or yet unfinished manuscripts etc. will not be accepted. Allocation will be the decision of an expert jury. The award is endowed with a total of 3,000 Euro. The jury holds the right to split the prize between two applicants in equal parts. The award will be handed over at a public event organized by the DGPh.

Submission requirements are the following pdf-files:

  • A complete manuscript as electronic file form
  • An abstract of the submitted work (approx. 300-500 words)
  • A curriculum vitae (résumé)
  • A list of publications.

The final date for submissions is the 30rd of September, 2018. Submissions should be send online under the Application form.

PHOTOBOOK PRIZES & DUMMY AWARDS 2018.

Just in time before the summer, we have compiled this list of dummy competitions and photobook prizes.

Entries are sorted by date. The ones that are still open (as of June 2018) go first. For more infomation, go to their respective websites. This list is sure to grow as we find out about new ones. If you know of any we should add, please let us know.

Still open:

Fiebre Phonebook: Hurry! Deadline June 26, Fee: 20 €

Photobook Week Aarhus Dummy Award: Hurry! Deadline June 30, No fee.

UNSEEN: Deadline August 10, Fee: 30 € 

 

Coming Up:

MACK First Book Award: Wait for January 2019

Photobook Kassel:  Wait for April 2019

Nordic Dummy Award: Wait for May 2019

Landskrona Festival: Wait for June 2019

DocFiledBarcelona: Wait for 2019

 

Many festivals and institutions have prizes for already published photobooks. Here are some of these Book Prizes 

Paris Photo – Aperture PhotoBook Awards Open till September 14, 2018. 

Rencontres Arles: Wait for mid-2019

PHotoESPAÑA: Wait for mid-2019

(more to be added soon)

 


 

Finally, here is a list of other photobook events around the globe:

Photobook Fest Russia

http://photobookfest.com/eng

Katerina Zueva: zueva@lumiere.ru

Photobook Bristol

http://www.photobookbristol.com/

photobookbristol@gmail.com

Self Publish Riga

http://rigasfotomenesis.lv/en/news

+371 26 728 549

arnis.balcus@rigaphotomonth.com

The NY Art Book Fair

http://nyartbookfair.com/

nyartbookfair@printedmatter.org

PhotoIreland Festival’s Book & Magazine Fair

http://photoireland.org/

http://festival.photoireland.org/contact/

Organ Vida, Zagreb

https://ovfestival.org/

info[at]organvida.com

secretary: +385 91 9523 370

Istanbul Photobook Festival

http://fuamproject.com/en/?p=1583

+90 212 252 16 00

fuam@msgsu.edu.tr

Melbourne Photobook

http://www.photobookmelbourne.org/

hello@photobookmelbourne.org

+61 (0) 401 679 496

New Zealand Photobook

http://www.photoforum-nz.org/index.php?pageID=94

info@photoforum-nz.org

 

PWA Dummy Awards. Deadline: June 30, 2018

PWA Dummy Awards 2018

In collaboration with Kvadrat, Idea Books, Reflektor, and European Photography.

Submissions now open!

Welcome to the first Photobook Week Aarhus Dummy Awards, where book makers have the opportunity to be discovered by international publishers and experts, to be exhibited at international festivals and to win a complete book publishing! The same as all the other dummy awards out there? Yes and No.

Yes, because the first phase has been held very similar, so you can recycle your PDFs and Videos and send them in at no cost.

No, because we have two juries. The first one is comprised of experts around the globe who will choose 12 candidates from your digital submissions. We will send these 12 dummies in a box around the globe, so the jury members can see them, and then choose 3 finalists. These finalists will be invited to Aarhus to pitch their book projects to the second jury. The winner will receive the Award, which consist in the production, publishing and international distribution of the book.

Too confusing? Let’s go step by step!

Step One

Submit your Dummy as a PDF, together with a video, until June 30, 2018. Submission is free of charge.

Step Two

From these digital entries, an International Preselection Jury will put together a shortlist of 12 candidates, who will send their dummies to Aarhus.

Step Three

PWA will then send these 12 dummies to each jury member of the Award Jury, who will have a couple of days to look at the books before sending the box on to the next member. Once everybody has seen the dummies, the box returns to Aarhus, and the jury votes again, to find out the three finalists.

Step Four

The three finalists will be invited to come to Aarhus during the festival, and present their books to the Award Jury, and the general public. The final jury meeting will be held on October 6, and the winner will be presented that same evening, in a Gala.

All 12 shortlisted dummies will be exhibited at the Photobook Week Aarhus, at the Kvadrat showroom, and other selected venues.

Step Five

The winning book will be designed and produced with the help of three tutors. It will be published & distributed internationally by Photobook Week Aarhus, Reflektor and Idea Books. 50 books will be hand-delivered to experts around the globe. Selected finalists will be featured in the magazine European Photography and be exhibited at PWA 2019.

 

How to Submit

  • Submit your dummy as a PDF not bigger than 15Mb by email to pwa.dummy[at]gmail.com
  • Include a CV and bio of between 800 and 1200 characters.
  • If needed, specify any technical characteristics of the book.
  • You are welcome to include a video of the photobook if you have one already.

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