World.Report Award – Documenting Humanity

Publish Date: Apr 09, 2016

Deadline: May 31, 2016

World.Report Award – Documenting Humanity

The Festival of Ethical Photography of Lodi is pleased to present the sixth edition of the World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity.

 The Festival of Ethical Photography wants to bring the general public close to ethically significant contents using photography as communication and knowledge means, and to offer different nuances of the fine relationship between ethics, communication and photography. The Festival has come to the attention of the public thanks to the quality of the exhibitions and the participation of worldwide known photographers present in previous editions.

The awards will give attention to works focusing on people and their social and cultural stories; public or private, minor or crucial, big human tragedies or petty daily stories, changes and immutability.

The World.Report Award 2016 is divided in four sessions:

  • Master Award: This section is open to all photographers, with no restriction of any kind. Reportages must consist of min 20 and max 40 images. The prize will be of 6,000 Euros gross cash.
  • Spot Light Award: This section is open to all photographers who did not receive one of the following awards before the 1st of April 2016: World Press Photo, W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, Pulitzer Prize, POYi Picture of the Year and World.Report Award, with exception for the multimedia category. Reportages must consist of min 20 and max 40 images. The photographers, who apply to this session, can also apply to the Master Award session. The prize will be of 3,000 Euros gross cash.
  • Short Story Award: This section is open to all photographers, with no restriction of any kind. Reportages must consist of min 5 and max 10 images. The prize will be of 1,000 Euros gross cash.
  • European Photographers Award | Spain 2016: Included for the first time this year, this section wants to focus its attention on the different nationalities of the European photographers. The 2016 edition opens to all Spanish photographers and is done in collaboration with PhotOn Festival of Valencia. Reportages must consist of min 20 and max 40 pictures. The prize will be of 500 Euros gross cash and a Fuji X-T1 (body only) and an exposition during the Festival of Ethical Photography in 2016 and during thePhotOn Festival 2017 in Valencia.
Participating to these awards is possible for everyone, with no age nor nationality limit with a 10 Euros donation to Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine.

 The awards want to be a help to photographers who work in this sector of photography that often is not paid properly.

The members of the jury of the World.Report Award 2016 will be communicated soon.

The submission must happen before 23:59 CET of the 31st of May 2016.

The awarded projects will be exposed during the seventh edition of the Festival which will be held in Lodi in October 2016.

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 Any doubt or question? Please check the WRA2016 FAQ out.

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