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LBS Photography Awards. Deadline: March 22, 2019

The LBS Photography Awards are now accepting entries for their second edition. A new theme, When Worlds Collide, highlights the power of business innovation to join together previously disconnected ideas. Conceived by an MBA student, the Awards aim to showcase the ways that business shapes lives, communities and the environment.

 

We invite submissions of five to ten images from both professional and amateur photographers aged over 18 in the UK and worldwide. Eight photo-series will be shortlisted for exhibition at LBS’S London Campus, where the winner will be announced as part of the exhibition’s opening night on 8 May, 2019. The winning entry will receive £ 2,000 cash prize and feature in the London Business School Review (LBSR).

 

The Awards team are delighted to announce the 2019 jury members; Fiona Rogers, Chief Operating Officer at Magnum Photos and founder of Firecracker, a platform supporting female photographers; Mona Boshnaq, Photo Editor at The New York Times; Andrew Dunnett, Director, Vodafone Foundation; and Michael Benson, Founding Director, Candlestar/Photo London. They will be joined by representatives from the LBS Photography Club.

 

The submission deadline is Friday 22 March 2019 (23:59 GMT). Applications must be submitted by completing the online application form at lbsphotographyawards.com.

Belfast Photo Festival. Deadline: March 9, 2019

2019 OPEN SUBMISSION

WHAT DO YOU WIN?

All submitting photographers will benefit from:

  • Submission review by Photo Industry Professionals
  • Opportunities for Immediate Exposure

 

Between 20 and 40 photographers / artists will benefit from:

  • awards and cash prizes (See Awards listed below)
  • exhibition exposure at the Festival’s main city centre gallery
  • exhibition exposure at the 2020 Photo Schwiez Festival (Switzerland)
  • inclusion in the special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine
  • long term Festival representation and promotion
  • an opportunity to participate in an Instagram Residency
  • exhibition alongside some of the biggest photographic names as part of the major photographic event
  • publication and inclusion in the Festival programme
  • inclusion in the Festivals marketing & PR campaign, which has an estimated reach of 20+ million
  • international press exposure
  • being seen by a substantial number of visual arts professionals and the media
  • dedicated feature on the Festival website and online gallery

All finalists who submitted photographs will have their work produced by the Festival for exhibition outdoors

AWARDS

Spotlight Award – €1,127 (e.s.t $1,286 / £1,000)

Years Free RPS Membership – Free membership for one year to the prestigious Royal Photographic Society

GUP Editorial Award – Full editorial presentation in an upcoming printed/digital issue of GUP photographic magazine

Abridged Editorial Award – Presentation in a special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine

COMPETITION DESCRIPTION

Being described as “One of the best photography festivals in the world” (Capture Magazine), the biennial Belfast Photo Festival provided the perfect platform for gaining exposure to an international audience, with previous editions having welcome over 100,000 visitors from all over the world.

Belfast Photo Festival is offering artist’s/photographers the opportunity to exhibit their work in the main Festival gallery alongside some of the biggest names in the field of photography and have their work taken on tour to be exhibited at the 2020 Photo Schwiez (Zurich, Switzerland), with a number also having the opportunity to be featured in the arts magazines Abridged and GUP. The winners will be eligible for a number of awards, including a cash prize of €1,127 (est $1,286 / £1,000).

The theme has been left open to remove any restrictions; submissions must be photographic or lens-based but can include incorporations of other art forms with the photographic medium (i.e. performance, painting, sculpture, music, literature etc).

Individuals and collectives are welcome to apply; individuals should select and enter between 1 and 15 photographs from a particular series or body of work AND/OR submit their Photo-book for exhibition by providing a link to a single PDF (stored on for example: Google Drive or Dropbox)

(Note: You can submit both a photo-book and photographs of the same project, but a fee will need to be paid for both. If submitting only a Photo-book and not photographs, it will be your photo-book that will be selected for presentation and not photographic prints for exhibition)

Collectives are also welcome to apply; as a collective, you can submit up to 15 photographs (a €22 / €29 submission fee will apply for every 15 images submitted)

JURY

The Belfast Photo Festival has invited a panel of influential international experts in the field of photography to assist in the shortlisting and selection of artist’s alongside the Festival team. The Jury consist of:

Sarah Allen – Assistant Curator: TATE Modern (U.K.)

Michael Famighetti – Editor: Aperture Magazine (U.S.A.)

Emily Graham– Cultural Commissions & Partnerships Manager: Magnum Photo’s (U.K.)

Elizabeth Renstrom – Senior Photo Editor: VICE Media (U.S.A.)

Diane Smyth – Digital Editor: British Journal of Photography (U.K.)

Alexa Becker – Acquisitions Editor: KEHRER Verlag (Germany)

Deirdre Robb – Director: Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery (U.K.)

PRESS EXPOSURE

Each year our Open Submission award-winners receive international press coverage from publications and media outlets around the world. Winners, finalists and entrants have been featured in major publications such as, The Guardian, TIME Lightbox, Foam, The Financial Times, British Journal of Photography, The Telegraph, among many other national and international outlets. This kind of press exposure can lead to viral, global recognition of your work.

SUBMISSIONS

This year the Open Submission will be hosted by Picter. All submissions must be made via Picter.com. After registering on Picter, please ensure you follow the instructions outlined carefully otherwise your submission may not be valid. Submissions cost €22 / €29*

*The submission fee charged is in aid of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival and directly contributes to the organisation and delivery of the Festival for the benefit of all participants. Belfast Photo Festival is a registered charity and non-profit organisation.

Job openings at FORMAT Festival

JOBS AT FORMAT

FORMAT are delighted to announce a number of part time and short term contract positions to work with the FORMAT team to help deliver the next edition of the festival in 2019.

So come and join our team by applying to one of the following roles.

FORMAT Marketing Assistant 
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator Assistant 
FORMAT Portfolio Review Coordinator
FORMAT Parallel Curatorship Coordinator 

Apply Now


COMING SOON

East meets West Masterclass Programme

FORMAT, QUAD and GRAIN Projects are delighted to announce a new collaborative project that will provide twenty emerging artists and photographers currently residing in the Midlands with a professional development opportunity.

At the Masterclasses you will learn from industry leaders including photographers, curators, directors and producers about portfolio development and receive advice regarding competitions, commissions, exhibitions, funding, distribution and editing. The sessions will also discuss socially engaged, editorial and fine art photography and the photobook.

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

Zines of the World exhibition, London. Deadline: Oct 1, 2017

ZINES OF THE WORLD is an open submission project from Doomed Gallery and The Photocopy Club. Starting in 2015 a call out was made for photographers and zine makers to submit there zine to be part of an exhibition in London. The exhibition featured over 300 zines from around the world and had around 1000 visitors over it’s four day opening at Doomed Gallery. All the zines are displayed in a hanging system and labeled by the country of origin.

The project was also exhibited in Lodz Poland as part Fotofestiwal 2016 which you can see below. You can also see all the submissions submitted below.

For 2017 the Zines of the World exhibition will be part of Photoblock this October at the Truman Brewery. Over the course of the 4 day exhibition we will have a series of workshops, talks, film screenings and more.

ZOTW 2 is now open for submissions and you can follow the project via @zinesoftheworld Instagram.

SUBMISSIONS MUST HAVE PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTENT

POST: DOOMED GALLERY (ZOTW) 65-67 RIDLEY ROAD, DALSTON, E8 2NP, LONDON.

*Please no sign for mail.

DEADLINE 1.10.17

Please contact matt@doomedgallery for more info.

Guernsey Photography Festival Competition. Deadline: Sept. 29, 2017

The competition

The Guernsey Photography Festival and Raven Russia Ltd are proud to present a major international photography competition designed to recognise the work of emerging and established contemporary photographers. The winning photographer will receive a prize of £5000 and have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure through an exhibition at the next Guernsey Photography Festival, to be held in September 2018 (exact dates tbc).

 

http://competition.guernseyphotographyfestival.com/

Submission Deadline 29 September 2017

PHmuseum 2017 Grant. Deadline: Feb 13, 2017

How to participate

The PHmuseum Grant is an annual international initiative organized to support photographers, promote their projects and further their careers. Within the four previous editions it has awarded the work of photographers like Max Pinckers, Diana Markosian, Tomas van Houtryve, Rasmus Degnbol and Clémentine Schneiderman among many others, and it has grown into a leading photography award. Here is how you can present your work:

01. Sign up

Create an account, confirm your email address and go to phmuseum.com/grant. We have simplified the submission process, you can now apply without having to create a Photographer profile first.

02. Upload your story

Present a project of maximum 20 photos. At least 4 of them must be shot after January 1st, 2015. Photos recommended size is 1000px on the short side, weighing less than 5MB.

03. Review and submit

Review and submit your story, being aware that you will not be able to modify it after submission. Our judges will review the submissions, with winners to be announced in April 2017.

Submission deadline 13 February, 2017

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Prizes

Our international jury will award £12.000 in cash prizes, a solo exhibition at Cortona On The Move and other great opportunities.

1st Prize / £ 7.000 plus a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

2nd Prize / £ 3.000 plus a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

3rd Prize / £ 1.000 plus a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

New Generation Prize / £ 1.000 plus a mentorship program with Maggie Steber, a publication on Witness, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival and promotion via PHmuseum.

Exhibition at Cortona On The Move / Cortona On The Move is one of the leading photo festivals in Europe. Arianna Rinaldo, the Artistic Director, will select a project among all the submissions, which will be granted a solo show at the festival’s 2017 edition in July. The prize  will include the show production, travel expenses, accommodation and promotion through Cortona OTM channels.

Honorable Mentions / Up to 6 mentions in the Main Prize category and 3 mentions in the New Generation Prize category

 

Terms

Welcome to the PHmuseum 2017 Grant (PHM 2017 Grant or Grant).

This document defines the Terms and Conditions (Terms) that govern your use of the PHmuseum 2017 Grant (PHM 2017 Grant or Grant) webpages. These Terms apply between You (You or Entrant), and PHmuseum Ltd (PHmuseum or We), PHmuseum Ltd (Company Number 09474210) the United Kingdom based corporation with registered office at International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, EC1A 2BN, London, United Kingdom, owning and operating the phmuseum.com website, all the related websites and services and the Photographic Museum of Humanity trademarks.

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You participate in the PHM 2017 Grant and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before applying to the PHM 2017 Grant.

1. GRANT RULES

The PHM 2017 Grant begins on December 12, 2016 at 12:01 am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and ends February 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm (GMT). Entrants can participate by clicking on the Apply Now button available at phmuseum.com/grant and following the submission guided process.

Entrants must be at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. Each Entrant can submit one or more “Project”, defined as a set of photos built around a concept or a topic. Each Project must feature a minimum of 8 photos and a maximum of 20 photos that will be taken under consideration by the PHM 2017 Judges. The photos must have been shot from January 2006 onwards and at least 4 photos must have been taken after January 1st 2015. Photos shall be uploaded in Jpg or Jpeg format and cannot weigh more than 8 Megabytes. To complete the submission of a Project, the Entrant shall pay an entry fee of GBP 20 for each Project submitted before January 12, 2017 and an entry fee of GBP 30 for each Project submitted from January 13, 2017 onwards.

Winners will be announced on www.phmuseum.com/grant within 90 days of the deadline or extended deadline day. By accepting these Terms You agree and accept that the decisions of the Judges are final on all matters relating to the PHM 2017 Grant. PHM 2017 Grant is void where prohibited.

2. PRIZES & JUDGES

The PHM 2017 Grant will offer the following prizes:

a) PHM 2017 Grant 1st prize: GBP 7.000 in cash, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

b) PHM 2017 Grant 2nd prize: GBP 3.000 in cash, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

c) PHM 2017 Grant 3rd prize: GBP 1.000 in cash, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

d) PHM 2017 Grant New Generation Prize: GBP 1.000 in cash, a mentorship program with educator Maggie Steber consisting of four Skype meetings of two hours each, a projection at Just Another Photo Festival, promotion via PHmuseum channels and a publication on Witness – the online publication of World Press Photo Foundation;

e) A solo exhibition at photography festival Cortona On The Move, including the show production, travel and accommodation expenses;

f) PHM 2017 Grant Main Prize Honorable Mentions

g) PHM 2017 Grant New Generation Prize Honorable Mentions.

Prizes at points (a), (b), (c) and (f) will be assigned by these Judges: Sarah Leen, Emma Bowkett, Alejandro Chaskielberg and Ihiro Hayami.

Prizes at points (d) and (g) will be assigned by these Judges: Kate Bubacz, Fiona Parker, Alejandro Kirchuk and Poulomi Basu.

Prize at point (e) will be assigned by Judge Arianna Rinaldo and offered by the Associazione culturale ONTHEMOVE with offices in Via Roma 31, Cortona, Italy.

3. CANDIDATES UNDERTAKINGS

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You participate in the PHM 2017 Grant and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

By doing so, You also acknowledge and agree that You will not be able to:

a) delete or edit any photos of the submitted Project from the PHmuseum website nor alter their order;

b) delete or edit any information to the submitted Series from the PHmuseum website from the day You submit the Series to 90 days after the PHM 2017 Grant deadline or extended deadline.

By accepting these Terms and entering the PHM 2017 Grant You warrant that all the information submitted is true, current, and complete. You also warrant that You have all the necessary consents in relation to your entry and that You are the copyright owner of any copyright works submitted, e.g. photographs, texts, drawings, and PHmuseum’s use of such works will be at no charge, will not infringe the rights of any third party, and You will fully indemnify PHmuseum in the event of any infringement.

You also acknowledge that the full name of the winners may be published by PHmuseum, and You grant to PHmuseum a non­exclusive perpetual, worldwide royalty free license to use and publish your entries in whole or in part in any media form whatsoever, for the purposes of the Grant’s and PHmuseum’s promotion. You also agree that PHmuseum will have the right to use and publish the images for promotional and marketing purposes for the current and future seasons of the Grant on any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid.

If the photographs contain any material or elements that are not owned by the Entrant and/or that are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the Entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the publication, exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Terms without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

3. PHMUSEUM UNDERTAKINGS

PHmuseum commits to credit the due amount to the winners within 90 days after the winners announcement, provided that the winner communicates via email to PHmuseum (i) valid and complete bank account details and (ii) a copy of his/her ID within 30 days after the winners announcement.

PHmuseum will notify the winner of each prize at the email address associated to the winner’s PHmuseum account within 90 days after the Grant closing date. The winner will have 30 days from the day he or she will be notified to answer PHmuseum and claim his or her prize. If PHmuseum is unable to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to respond within the fixed time period as specified, this may result in forfeiture of the prize and PHmuseum reserves the right to select an alternative winner in accordance with these Terms and the Grant information.

PHmuseum may in its sole discretion refuse to provide a prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of non­entitlement under these Terms or an Entrant’s breach of these terms and conditions, PHmuseum’s website terms of use, fraud, dishonesty, or other inappropriate or improper conduct including but not limited to the use of technology which enables an Entrant to evade charges or entry requirements.

PHmuseum commits to always mention the author copyrights. When You submit photographs to the PHmuseum website, You remain the copyright owner of the photographs You submit to the PHmuseum website and PHmuseum does not claim ownership over the photographs. To learn more about the copyrights treatment please visit our website’s Terms and Conditions.

4. LICENSES/RELEASES

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You candidate Your Series to the PHM 2017 Grant and You make the following representations and warranties:

a) You can lawfully enter into contracts under applicable law and You are at least 18 years old;

b) You have obtained and have copies of model releases from all subjects depicted in the photograph(s) You submit to the PHM 2017 Grant, and such persons voluntarily consented to publication and/or dissemination of their likeness for all legal purposes.

Neither PHmuseum nor their associates, affiliates or partners assume any responsibility for photos submitted in violation of these Terms. Images that demonstrate violations on copyright and/or Grant policies will be removed & disqualified by PHmuseum after due investigations.

5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By participating, Entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless PHmuseum and each of their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in the PHM 2017 Grant or any PHM 2017 Grant-related activities.

PHmuseum assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Grant entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.

PHmuseum is not responsible for any issue with or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any damage to Entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any materials related to this Grant

Neither PHmuseum nor its servants, agents, nor any other party or organization involved in the management, promotion, or administration of the Grant or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries involved in the Grant will accept responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of network availability, server functions (including but not limited to security functions by software used by PHmuseum or any third party), virus, malware, trojans, bugs, or other causes outside its control.

6. DISPUTE AND CLAIMS

You acknowledge and agree that these PHM 2017 Grant Terms together with the PHmuseum Privacy Policy, as well as any claim that might arise between You and PHmuseum, shall be governed and interpreted according exclusively to the law of the United Kingdom. You further acknowledge and agree that the courts of London, United Kingdom shall be the exclusive forum where You agree to resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute between You and PHmuseum arising out of or relating to these Terms.

7. RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND GRANT

If for any reason the Grant is not capable of running as planned for bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of PHmuseum that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Grant, PHmuseum reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Grant.

PHmuseum cannot promise that the services relating to the Grant will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of PHmuseum. PHmuseum will not be liable in the event that all or any part of the service relating to the Grant is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

8. PRIVACY

Please see our Privacy Policy.

London, United Kingdom – December 12, 2016

 

Submission Deadline 13 February, 2017

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