Digital Storytelling Competition for Journalists and the Opportunity to Travel to the Netherlands 2020

Digital Storytelling Competition for Journalists and the Opportunity to Travel to the Netherlands 2020

هولندا 14 janv. 2020
World Press Photo Foundation

World Press Photo Foundation

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14 janv. 2020
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World Press Photo invites journalists from anywhere in the world to participate in the 2020 Digital Storytelling Contest. The Digital Storytelling Contest, open to short documentary film and interactive productions, recognizes and rewards forms of visual storytelling enabled by digital technologies. The Digital Storytelling Contest awards visual stories in three categories: 

  1. Interactive
  2. Long
  3. Short

Participation Rules:

  1. The visual journalist(s) must be the author(s) of the material submitted in his/her/their name.
  2. The visual journalist(s), or the agent or representative entering on their behalf, must be the copyright holder(s) or have been authorized by the copyright holder(s) to submit the material.
  3. Agents or representatives entering on behalf of a production team confirm, by entering, that each member of the production team accepts all the entry rules.
  4. Entries in all categories must have been produced or first published in 2019.
  5. All entries must include the contact details of the visual journalist(s) and of the production’s contact person.
  6. 7. All entries must include a title, synopsis, general credit and complete list of the production team.
  7. All productions must either have English-language audio and/or text or must be subtitled in English.
  8. Entries in all categories must be available online. The URL’s for the productions entered must be provided when submitting through the entry website. If links are password protected, the password must be indicated on the entry form.
  9. Nominated productions must be available online to the public, by the nominee announcement on 25 February 2020. 
  10. Members of the jury for the 2020 Digital Storytelling Contest may not enter productions in which they have been an integral part of the production team to the contest. This includes, but is not limited to, roles such as Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer, or Director of Photography. The organization reserves the right to determine whether a jury members’ involvement in production is acceptable.
  11. The Digital Storytelling Contest is only open to entries that include the work of a professional visual journalist. Every visual journalist must provide valid proof of current professional status. Examples of documents that count as proof include, but are not limited to:
  • a recent letter of reference (must be from 2018 or 2019) from a photo agency, photo editor, media organization, publication, production company; OR
  • membership document from a recognized press, photography or film association, which represents professional members; OR
  • Proof of publication of (audio)visual material from 2019 or 2018, with your name visible as a credit in either online or print format from a recognized media organization or publication; OR
  • journalism union membership card; OR
  • press card
  • The organization reserves the right to ask for additional information to help clarify the professional status.


All three nominees in each of the three categories are invited to the World Press Photo Festival in Amsterdam. A representative from each of the nominated productions will have their travel and lodging paid for by the World Press Photo Foundation. The nominees in each category will receive a diploma and a Golden Eye Award, presented during the annual Awards Show. The Digital Storytelling Contest also now has two headline awards: the World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and the World Press Photo Online Video of the Year. 

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