Month: March 2014

On Judging the World Press Photo Multimedia Awards 2014 Part Three: The Future Is Interactive

When it comes to judging a body of work carrying the description interactive it is important to understand what we mean by the term interactive. It is a word often used but rarely universally understood. Is it enough to embed moving image and photo galleries or photos that can be enlarged into running text? Is ...

On Judging the World Press Photo Multimedia Awards 2014: Part Two: 20 Tips When Making A Documentary Film

The process of viewing so many pieces of documentary film work created by so many people from so many countries for so many different reasons inevitably but somewhat bizarrely produces repetitive themes of construction, approach and delivery. I hate using the word ‘zeitgeist’ but it seems appropriate as somehow or other global aesthetic trends to ...

World Press Photo Multimedia Award Winners 2014 Announced

The international jury of the 2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest has awarded prizes in three categories: Short Feature, Long Feature and Interactive Documentary. Each category holds first, second and third prizes. 1ST PRIZE SHORT FEATURE Staff Riding ‘Staff riding’ is local slang for train surfing, and it is a widespread phenomenon in South Africa. ...

On Judging the World Press Photo Multimedia Awards 2014: Part One: The Process

Seven people from across the world are brought together. They have never met before and are placed in a long high ceilinged, second floor room with blacked out windows in Amsterdam. They are asked to make judgements on 373 pieces of work over six days. Each person has a wealth of experience and knowledge within ...

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Crash Happy On Sale Now

United Nations of Photography Curator Grant scott spent a year documenting a group of banger car racers in South London back in 2000 and the work is now to be published in a book titledCrash Happy: A Night At The Bangers by the prestigious independent publishing company Cafe Royal Books. The book is available now from their ...