All applications to the Film Photo Award must be completed through this online submission portal. Submissions by any other means will not be accepted or reviewed. All application materials must be written in English.
Recipients are selected by a review panel comprised of past awardees and Film Photo Award staff. To kick things off, the inaugural award cycle will be juried by Aline Smithson and Film Photo Award Staff.
Applicants will be considered on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement.
Recipients of the Film Photo Award agree to commence or continue the work proposed in their submission during the year following receipt.
Recipients will participate in an interview to be published on the Film Photo Award website approximately 8 months after receiving the award including a feature of select photographic work made with the awarded film.
Recipients will participate as a juror in the following award cycle.
The Film Photo Award is open to all emerging, established, and student photographers worldwide, 18 years of age or older.
Applications are accepted at any time between the opening and closing of the award cycle. It is recommended to apply well in advance to avoid any technical problems.
Past recipients are ineligible to receive the Film Photo Award again for three years.