Belgrade Photo Month – Photography Festival to be held during April 2018 (Third edition). Photography exhibitions, lectures, workshops, portfolio reviews, etc. The festival will take place in various venues around Belgrade, New Belgrade and Zemun, Serbia.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
The exhibition is open to anyone of any nationality, professional or amateur, born after 31st December 1992. However, an entry may be rejected should the sponsoring organization or its agent find that the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions. There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definitions of specific sections, or otherwise stipulated by the laws of the country where the exhibition is taking place.
Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant declares the work as his/her own (pseudonyms are not permitted). The entrant thus permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of submitted material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. This also may include low-resolution posting of the material on a website.
The exhibition assumes no liability for any misuse of copyright. Images may be altered, either electronically or otherwise, by the maker.
THE EXHIBITION CALENDAR
Submission closing date: 28.01.2018
Mailing of the awarded: 28.02.2018
Exhibition date: April 2018, Belgrade, Serbia
The results will be published on this website.
SUBMISSION OF WORKS
The works have to be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to participate in Belgrade Photo Month New Talents exhibition, authors can apply with monochrome or color photos or a mixture of both.
Entries are limited to 1 project per entrant comprised of 8 to 15 photographs. Maximum dimension for individual photos is 1920 pixels (longer edge), 72 dpi JPG, best compression quality.
The project requires a title and each photo must have the project title and be numbered according to the order in which the photos will be viewed in the project.
Photographs should be accompanied by an artist’s statement and a short curriculum vitae/biography (including birth date), along with a text about the project, not exceeding 3,000 characters in English.
Projects submitted in previous editions cannot be resubmitted.
Further information about the form or submitting entries may be obtained via: email@example.com or phone number: +381638006371
SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR 3 FINALISTS: Photographers nominated for the finalist exhibition will be requested to send selected photographs as high-resolution images no later than 3 days after the date of nomination. Otherwise, there is no obligation on the part of the organizers to print their work for the exhibition.
The Jury is composed of the team of judges and the Head Selector, who has the final say in the selection of finalists and winners. If the Head Selector thinks that submitted work in any category does not satisfy set standards, he/she has the right not to select them.
Selectors will evaluate creativity, originality, technical quality of submitted work, and other criteria typically used at such assessments.
Thomas Licek – Secretary General of the European Month Of Photography (EMoP) Association, Managing Director of Eyes On Festival www.eyes-on.at
Mia David – Architect and Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad
Sophia Greiff – Fotodoks; Festival team and Research Assistant at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts www.sophiagreiff.de
Dragan Pavlović – Photographer and Professor at the Facultyfor Media and Communication, Singidunum University, Belgrade
Vicenç Boned i Lloveras – Director of Tagomoago Collectors Project www.tagomago-collectors-project.com
Selectors are not allowed to participate in the competition.
TThe organizers will choose the 3 best projects.
From those 3 selected projects, the organizers will choose 1 winning project and will award prizes for 2nd and 3rd places. All 3 projects, however, will be awarded Diplomas.
All 3 projects will be printed by Nikon and will form part of Belgrade Photo Month exhibition, under the title: New Talents 2018.
COPYRIGHT AND THE USAGE OF PHOTOGRAPHS
Copyright and all other author’s rights belong to the photographer. In case of violation of these rights the organizers will take necessary legal measures.
Photographers will be credited on all official festival publications and during the exhibition of their work. All contestants accept that the organizers and general sponsors can use submitted photographs for marketing and promotional purposes, including announcements in the media (press, TV, digital) and exhibitions in connection with Belgrade Photo Month Festival.
All nominated and winning photographs will be part of the Belgrade Photo Month festival collection. The festival will be administering the collection according to the established professional rules and principles with the intention to promote the concept of the festival and individual photographers.