What is it?

The 2021 Digital Storytelling Contest and Photo Contest is a annual contest that recognizes and celebrate the best visual journalism produced over the last year. An independent jury selects the prize-winning photographs and productions.

“This year presents a first for the World Press Photo Foundation. Every year we look forward to welcoming industry professionals from all over the world to Amsterdam to judge the best of visual storytelling. Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, judging will take place online and jury chairs will be joined digitally by a team of experts from around the world to decide on the best visual storytelling of 2020.”

Who can Join?

Photographers, Storytellers , Creative directors, Photo Journalists, Video directors.

How to join ?

https://www.worldpressphoto.org/programs/contests/our-contests/28561?

2021 Contests timeline

  • Entries open: 1 December 2020, 12.00 noon CET
  • Entries close: 12 January 2021, 12.00 noon CET
  • Nominees announced: 10 March 2021
  • Winners announced: 15 April 2021