International Festival of Photojournalism

From August 27 to September 11, 2016

Education week from September 12 to 16

Screenings from August 29 to September 3

Professional week from August 29 to September 4

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Canon Female Photojournalist Award 2016 supported by Elle Magazine

For the sixteenth year, Canon and Images Evidence will present the Canon Female Photojournalist Award. For the third time, the award is being supported by ELLE Magazine.

Entrants are judged on both previous work and plans for a future project.

At the final evening show in Perpignan on Saturday, September 3, the 2016 winner, Darcy Padilla / Agence VU’, will receive the award and prize money of €8000 for her planned report on Native American women in Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, covering their struggle with alcohol and drugs, and their life in a community grappling with problems such as unemployment, financial insecurity and suicide. The report will be presented in Perpignan at the 2017 festival.

This year we are presenting the exhibition of the 2015 winner, Anastasia Rudenko, with her report on mental illness in Russia.

For further information:

Contact: canon-award@orange.fr

Previous winners:

2015 - Anastasia Rudenko
2014 - Viviane Dalles
2013 - Mary F. Calvert
2012 - Sarah Caron
2011 - Ilvy Njiokiktjien
2010 - Martina Bacigalupo
2009 - Justyna Mielnikiewicz
2008 - Brenda Ann Kenneally
2007 - Axelle de Russé
2006 - Véronique de Viguérie
2005 - Claudia Guadarrama
2004 - Kristen Ashburn
2003 - Ami Vitale
2002 - Sophia Evans
2001 - Magali Delporte