World Press Photo launches multimedia contest

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World Press Photo announced its first contest for multimedia productions in visual journalism.The contest is divided into two sections, for linear and for interactive multimedia. The winners will be announced during the Awards Days at the beginning of May 2011. The winning multimedia productions will be published on www.worldpressphoto.org.
Productions may include (but are not limited to) such audio and visual elements as photography, video, animation, graphics, illustrations, sound and text. Professional photography should play a significant role in telling the visual story. The nominated work will be judged on their impact and editing, as well as their originality and innovative execution.
The jury will shortlist three productions per category. First, second and third prizes in each category will be announced during the World Press Photo Awards Days, from 6-7 May 2011. First prizes will be awarded a cash award of €5,000.
More on www.worldpressphoto.org.