Deadline: 28 September 2014
Open to: photojournalists from around the world
Prize: 50.ooo euros
The Carmignac Foundation launched the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award in 2009 with the aim of supporting and promoting investigative photography in areas not in the spotlight yet at the heart of complex geostrategic conflict with global repercussions and where human rights and freedom of speech are often violated. Like previous years and this year The Carmignac foundation is organising the 6th annual Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award. This year the theme will be “Lawless areas in France”. The Carmignac Gestion Foundation wants to promote an investigative photography projects in territories away from the media so called ‘lawless areas’- political, legal or socio-economic no mans land subject to deregulation focused on the French territories where the sovereignty of the French Republic comes to question.
Every photojournalists from around the world is welcomed to participate in this contest.
The winner will receive a 50.000 euros grant to fund a photo series completed over a period of several months. The foundation promotes the award with a touring exhibition in France, Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom and by financing a monograph. Please note that the 50.000 euros is not an award for private purposes, it is a grant for funding your project for a period of several months.
You can apply for The Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award here. There must be two components to the work submitted: a series of images and portfolio – with or without reference to the subject – selected by the photographer and a reportage project from the nominated region.
For further information please visit the official webpage