World.Report Award 2019CATEGORIES

The World.Report Award 2019 is divided in seven categories:

Master Award

This category is open to all photographers, with no restrictions of any kind.

Reportages must consist of 20 images minimum and 40 images maximum.

The prize will be 5,000  Euros, before taxes.

Spot Light Award

This category is open to all photographers who have never received one of the following awards before April 1st, 2019: World Press Photo, W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, Pulitzer Prize, POYi Picture of the Year and World.Report Award, with exception of the multimedia category.

Reportages must consist of 20 images minimum and 40 images maximum.

The prize will be  2,500 Euros, before taxes.

Short Story Award

This category is open to all photographers, with no restrictions of any kind.

Reportages must consist of 5 images minimum and 10 images maximum.

The prize will be 1,500 Euros, before taxes.

Student Award

This category is open to students currently enrolled in a school of photography or who graduated from a school of photography after January 1st, 2018.

Reportages must consist of 20 images minimum and 40 images maximum.

The prize will be 1,000 Euros, before taxes.

World Italy Award

This category is open to all photographers with no restrictions of any kind.

Reportages must consist of 20 images minimum and 40 images maximum.

The prize will be 1,500 Euros, before taxes.

Single Shot Award

This category is open to all photographers with no restrictions of any kind.

The work will be represented in a single shot.
The prize for first place will be 1,000 Euros, before taxes.

The top 30 finalists of this section will have their photos exhibited during the 2019 edition of the Festival.

Non-profit Award

This category  is open to NGOs, volunteer organizations, social cooperatives, foundations, associations for social development and support, public institutions.

The reportage will only be considered if submitted by the non-profit entity itself as the commissioner. Submissions sent by photographers will not be taken into consideration.

Reportages must consist of 20 images minimum and 40 images maximum.

Three non-profit entities will be selected as winners and the following prizes will be awarded:

  • The first prize will be 2,000 Euros, before texes; printing costs for the exhibit will also be covered.
  • The second and third prizes will consist of the printing costs being covered.

The three non-profit entities selected will also have the opportunity to organize promotional and advocacy activities during the Festival in accordance with the Festival on the format and structure of such activities.

JURY

We are very pleased to announce this year’s jury.
The members chosen reflect our dedication to the highest selection process and our desire to give photographers visibility among some of the best professionals in the field of photography.


Rick Shaw – Former Director of POY
Pierre Fernandez – Multimedia Content Manager for AFP
Jon Jones – Head of Photography for Tortoise Media
Alberto Prina – Coordinator of Festival of Ethical Photography
Aldo Mendichi – Coordinator of Festival of Ethical Photography


The jury will gather in Lodi on June 15th, 2019 to evaluate the reportages submitted to the ninth edition of the World.Report Award.
All the awarded works will be presented in the Festival of Ethical Photography in Lodi (Italy) in October 2019 with 7 exhibitions.

If the jury, at its own discretion, believes that some works, other than the ones selected for each category, are of honorable mention, it will propose to the organization of the Festival to have them included in the official program of the Festival 2019.  The jury will first ask the photographer.