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We’re looking for innovative and original photographers. Submit to one of 10 categories and your photos could travel the world in our Finalist Exhibition, opening in Berlin to kick off the EyeEm Festival.
And that’s just the beginning.
This September, the first EyeEm Festival will explore five key themes leading today’s evolving photographic landscape, from business to society. Look for emerging talents of the next generation alongside inspiring keynotes, panel discussions and workshops led by industry visionaries.
Together with a respected jury of photography leaders, EyeEm will honor those that challenge their craft and push the boundaries of their genre.
Our vision: To discover, support and promote a new generation of artists.
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Prior to her current gig, Dickson oversaw photography for iHeartRadio & the Music Festival. Credits include Guitar World Magazine, Popular Photography and Rolling Stone.
Rankin co-founded Dazed & Confused magazine, and has an incredible portfolio featuring The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Kate Moss, Tony Blair, and The Queen. In 2011, the founded Hunger, a bi-annual mag for the culturally and visually hungry.
Based in L.A., Wilson was Editor of Art Review and helmed London's prominent Saatchi Gallery before leading the charge at Saatchi Art, an online portal that allows global artists to upload and sell work.
Formerly an editor with the British Journal of Photography, Laurent has developed award-winning news coverage. He was also a juror for the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Prize and the Getty Images Grants for Editorial.
A curator/writer since 1998, Clements extensively reviews portfolios at festivals and galleries throughout Europe, America and Asia. She recently judged the WYNG Masters Hong Kong, Daylight USA and LensCulture FR awards.
The portrait and editorial photographer blends stories of technology, art, science, and culture. He’s photographed almost everyone, from CEOs to celebrities to iconic tech thought leaders.
Initially behind the lens before the picture desk at Getty Images, Paul's landed at Galapagos National Park Service before arriving at the WWF for Nature in 2006.
Since relocating to Berlin from Copenhagen in 2011, Kurze is the leader behind iGNANT, an interdisciplinary blog featuring creatives in art, design, photography and architecture.
Kessels, also an artist, works with international clients and is an editor of the alt magazine Useful Photography. In 2012, he was named most influential creative in The Netherlands.
Alexandra has spent over a decade in the photo and tech industry and specializes in marketing for young startups. Her talent is securing creative partnerships between artists and brands.
Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief of the Phoblographer. He has worked for Magnum Photos, B&H Photo Video Pro Audio and leads photowalks around NYC with Reddit.
Lee is a photographer and creative director based in Singapore. In 2010, he founded Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA), an influential platform for photography and visual arts, and also started one of the region’s first photo book festivals.
A photographer since the ‘70s, Mopsik has focused on corporate and industrial subjects to create successful images and campaigns, with clients including CIO Magazine, Mitsubishi/Fuso, and more.
Brooklyn-based Krieger is an award-winning food, restaurant and portrait photographer. Find his work in the New York Times, Eater.com, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit and more.
With 25 years of experience and as the former CEO of VII photo agency, Mayes has represented the world’s top photojournalists and served as Chair of World Press Photo competition. He knows talent.
Davidson is a venture capital investor and photography tech expert. He produces the newsletter Photo/Tech about photography, technology, and business. He is also a photographer whose work has appeared in The Economist, CNN, and Mashable.
With studios in Hawaii and San Francisco, his buildings have been described as true and unique hybrids of these two environments. He’ll judge the Architecture category.
Specializing in conflict and feature photography, Lowy was awarded the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund to continue his work in Libya and won the International Center of Photography (ICP) Infinity Award for Photojournalism.
Nigel studied photography at Plymouth College of Art & Design and the University of Westminster. In 2013, he was appointed Group Editor of the IPC Media photography magazine portfolio, including Amateur Photographer, What Digital Camera and Photo Technique.
Lars Dittrich is an entrepreneur who opened his first gallery in 2006. Both a founder and investor of several successful start-up businesses, he is also one of the partners of Berlin-based art gallery dittrich & schlechtriem.
One finalist will be named EyeEm Photographer of the Year and win round-trip flights & accommodation for 2 to attend the big Festival in Berlin.
The EyeEm Awards Finalist Exhibition will open in Berlin & travel the world.
Finalists will appear in the EyeEm Best of 2014 photo book & get press from international publications.
Did someone say swag? Win cameras, hardware, photo gear and mobile accessories.
Lead the movement in a groundbreaking era of photography with fellow heavyweights.
More prizes to be announced.
The inaugural EyeEm Festival is a massive 2-day celebration of the magic of photography and those who create it, live from Europe’s new hub for contemporary art and technology.
Through panels, hands-on workshops, and a finalist exhibition that will tour the global art world, the Festival will showcase the enormous potential of an emerging generation of photographers.
Oh, and there’ll be one spectacular party.
September 12 + 13. Berlin.
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