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Deadline: November 15, 2020
COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists
On the most difficult of times, journalism can play several roles in supporting communities around the globe. It can disseminate critical information to keep people safe and informed, it can illuminate stories that bring us hope and remind us of our shared human experience, and it can help us find and share solutions to wicked problems. As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact communities around the globe, the National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all o
Deadline: November 20, 2020
10th Contemporary Talents
The François Schneider Foundation invites artists from around the world to participate in the Contemporary Talents competition on the theme of Water. Artists are invited to submit their offerings on the water theme, realistic or utopian, figurative or abstract, whilst offering a singular and sensitive viewpoint on this theme. The competition is open to artists presenting a work in the following fields: painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, video or any other form of plas
Deadline: November 30, 2020
The Prix Roger Pic 2020
LaScam rewards each year, in memory of Roger Pic,great French photographer director and dedicated defender of copyright, the author of a portfolio documenting reality and questioning our humanity with singularity. The jury, inspired by Roger Pic’s humanistic and generous approach, behind this Award, will consider the sensibility and originality of the authors. With The Prix Roger Pic, LaScam wishes to encourage photographers whose talent has not yet received appropriate recognition. The prize a
Deadline: November 30, 2020
The Aftermath Project - 2021 Conflict Photography Grant
It's always a pleasure to announce the opening of a new grant cycle for The Aftermath Project. This year it's a special privilege as we open for applications for our new granting focus, which begins with our 2021 grant: '1492/1619 American Aftermaths' As always, we will name one winner of our $25,000 grant, and four finalists. The 1492/1619 grant is open to wide interpretation of America's original sins – the 1492 "discovery" of this land by Christopher Columbus and the assault on i
Deadline: December 01, 2020
The Stanley Greene Legacy Prize & Fellowship
Stanley Greene went where he wasn't supposed to go. As a Black American man, he defied these expectations and photographed places, people, and stories he was not expected to; the early days of the West Coast punk scene, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the rebel takeover of Russia's parliament, the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the conflict that defined his career, the decade-long war in Chechnya. It was a path he never would have taken, because he never could have ima
Deadline: January 14, 2021
2021 Sony World Photography Awards
The Professional competition rewards and showcases the world’s most outstanding bodies of work. Judges are looking for series that are technically brilliant, exciting and offer a fresh perspective on what contemporary photography can do. They want to uncover work that would otherwise be unseen, and share it with a worldwide audience. The Awards can open doors to publishing deals, gallery representation and worldwide exhibitions. The Professional competition offers established photographers
Deadline: January 15, 2021
Prix HSBC pour la Photographie 2021
The rules are in French only. To participate, click on Register, complete the application form and then send us your portfolio by post to the address provided.Your application should contain the following documents :10-15 free, unframed, unmounted photos (paper, silver or digital prints) in A4 format maximum (Also indicating your usual print format)A short textual presentation of the work put forwardA biographyA pre-paid envelope to return your applicationA self-portraitA Curriculum Vitae1 CD in
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