Getty Images Announces photography Editorial 2013 fellowships. With this program you will choose five photojournalists who will receive a $10,000 scholarship to provide necessary funding and freedom so that they can devote to personal and journalistic projects.
Editorial photography grants were created in 2004 to provide emerging and established photographers resources, creative freedom and guidance in publishing collaboration required to develop projects of personal and journalistic relevance.
some of the winners in previous grants have been Bharat Choudhary “The Silence of ‘Others’ “, Paolo Marchetti by “FEVER – The Awakening of European Fascism”, Sebastian Liste for “The Brazilian Far West” or Kosuke Okahara by “Fragments/Fukushima.” All of them got both funding and Executive orientation of the project by editors of Getty Images photos and the opportunity to publish their work on the website Reportage by Getty Images.
the deadline for receipt of applications for the scholarships will be open until May 1, 2013 at 23:59 GMT. The independent jury is composed of representatives selected by Getty Images because of his talent and experience in the sector. The jury will choose the winners based on the capacity of the applicants to carry out the proposed project with a compelling visual narrative in documentary photo essay format. Also be taken into account its portfolio, the merit of the draft and the professional ability.
the jury of photography Editorial 2013 fellowships are:
Jean-Francois Leroy, Director of Visa Pour L´Image
Jon Jones, Director of Photography of The Sunday Times Magazine
Olivier Laurent, Acting Deputy Editor of the British Journal of Photography
Tiziana Faraoni, photo editor of l´Espresso
winners will be announced in September, 2013 at the festival of Photojournalism Visa pour l´Image celebrated in Perpignan, France.
also have opened registration for the emerging talent Award for Getty Images. This program provides photographers featured under 30 years old who are not associated with any agency, its sponsorship and the opportunity to publish their work on the web site Reportage by Getty Images. The deadline for filing applications is also on May 1, 2013.