Arthus-Bertrand Visa d’or awards
The 2015 Arthus-Bertrand Visa d’or awards go to the best reports published between September 2014 and August 2015.
Visa d'or News and Visa d'or Feature
For the Visa d’or awards for news reporting and feature reporting, picture editors and assistant picture editors make a selection from all reports seen over the past year (both published and unpublished), choosing nominees per category. A second jury meets in Perpignan to choose the final winners.
Trophies designed and made by the Arthus-Bertrand workshops.
The Visa d’or Feature award will be presented on Friday, September 4, 2015.
For the eighth time, the Région Languedoc-Roussillon donated the prize of €8000 for the Visa d’or Feature award winner.
The 2015 nominated photographers for Visa d'or Features category are:
Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images Reportage / The New York Times: The Ebola Epidemic
Sarah Caron / Polaris: Immigration in Sicily
Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times: Assad's Syria
Jérôme Sessini / Magnum Photos: Ukraine
- Visa d'or Feature award - previous winners
2014 Guillaume Herbaut / Institute: Ukraine, from Independence Square to the Donbas 2013 Noriko Hayashi / Panos Pictures - Réa: Unholy Matrimony in Kyrgyzstan 2012 Stephanie Sinclair / VII for National Geographic: Child Brides. 2011 Olivier Jobard/Sipa Press for Paris Match: From Zarzis to Lampedusa, an odyssey of hope. 2010 Stephanie Sinclair / VII for National Geographic and The New York Times Magazine: Polygamy in America. 2009 Zalmaï: Afghanistan. Promises and Lies. The human cost of the war on terror 2008 Brent Stirton / Reportage by Getty Images for Newsweek and National Geographic Magazine: Virunga National Park, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, July 2007. 2007 Lizzie Sadin: Juvenile Suffering. 2006 Todd Heisler / Rocky Mountain News / Polaris / Deadline: Final Salute 2005 James Hill / New York Times: Beslan. 2004 Stéphanie Sinclair / Corbis: Auto immolation of women in Afghanistan 2003 Philip Blenkinsop / Vu: Laos, the secret war continues 2002 Felicia Webb / I.P.G.: Nil by mouth 2001 Ad van Denderen / Vu: Schengen, Asylum seekers in Europe 2000 Raphaël Gaillarde / Gamma 1999 Chien-Chi Chang / Magnum: China Town NY 1998 Zed Nelson: Gun Nation 1997 Jillian Edelstein: Apartheid 1996 Jean-Paul Goude / 2eBureau: Olympic games 1995 Francesco Zizola / Contrasto 1994 Tom Stoddart / IPG 1993 Dario Mitidieri / Select: Enfants de Bombay (NB) 1992 David Turnley / Black Star: Soviet Saga 1991 Philippe Bourseiller: Pinatubo's volcano 1990 Diane Summers & Eric Valli: Honey's hunters and Sebastiao Salgado / Magnum: Cambodia's children
The Visa d’or News award will be presented on Saturday, September 5, 2015.
For the eighth time, Paris Match donated the prize of €8000 to the Visa d’or News award winner .
The 2015 nominated photographers for Visa d'or News category are:
Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images Reportage / The New York Times: Earthquake in Nepal
Jérôme Delay / AP: Burundi
Bülent Kiliç / AFP: Syrian Refugees at the Turkish border
Goran Tomasevic / Reuters: Burundi
- Visa d'or News award - previous winners
2014 Tyler Hicks / The New York Times: Westgate Mall Massacre, Nairobi, Kenya 2013 Laurent van der Stockt / Reportage by Getty Images for Le Monde: Syria 2012 Eric Bouvet for Le Figaro Magazine: Bab al-Azizia, the end. 2011 Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR for Time: The Arab Spring - On Revolution Road. 2010 Damon Winter / The New York Times : Haïti. 2009 Wojciech Grzedzinski / NapoImages for Dziennik: The Georgian Conflict 2008 2008 Philip Blenkinsop / NOOR: China Earthquake. 2007 Kadir van Lohuizen / Noor pour Le Monde: Chad 2006 Shaul Schwartz / Getty Images: Gaza 2005 Philip Blenkinsop / Vu: Tsunami 2004 Olivier Jobard / Sipa Press: Sudan, the forgotten war. 2003 Georges Gobet / AFP: Ivory Coast 2002 Tyler Hicks / Getty / Sipa Press: Afghanistan 2001 Chris Anderson / Aurora / Cosmos: Afghan refugees in Pakistan 2000 Eric Bouvet / Gamma: Chechnya 1999 Joachim Ladefoged / Network / Rapho: Kosovo 1998 Alexandra Boulat / Sipa: Kosovo 1997 Yunghi Kim: Rwanda 1996 Patrick Robert: Liberia 1995 Carol Guzy / Washington Post / Reuters 1994 Nadia Benchallal: Algeria 1993 Luc Delahaye / Sipa: Yugoslavia 1992 Chris Morris / Black Star: Yugoslavia 1991 Patrick Robert / Sygma: Kurdistan 1990 Pascal / Vu: Executions in China
Visa d'or - Daily Press award
Presentation of the Visa d’or Daily Press award during the evening show on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.
For the fourth time, the Communauté d’Agglomération Perpignan Méditerranée funds the prize of €8000 for the Visa d’or Daily Press award winner.
Since 1990, the Visa d’or Daily Press award has been given for the best report published in the daily press, in any country in the world, in the course of the previous year.
The prize is open to all daily newspapers around the world.
Reports selected by the jury are exhibited at the Festival (24 entries in 2014).
How to submit an entry for the Visa d'or Daily Press award
BEFORE JUNE 10, 2015‚ Äì Signed application form to be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
BEFORE JUNE 25, 2015‚ Äì Prints, photocopies, captions and signed application form to be sent to:
18 rue Portefoin
75003 Paris ‚Äì France
ALL ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE:
- EXACTLY FIVE (5) black-and-white OR color prints
- by one or more photographers (1-5)
- on one or more stories (1-5)
- Format: exactly 30cm x 40cm (11.8‚Äù x 15.7‚Äù) or 30xm x 45cm (11.8‚Äù x 17.7‚Äù) full-size prints; only unframed prints are accepted to ensure uniform standards for hanging
- Prints (photocopies) must be numbered 1 to 5 (in order of display)
PHOTOCOPIES OF PRINTS
- Each print must be sent with a numbered photocopy.
- Captions, numbered according to print numbers, must be in French and/or English (no other languages) and in Word format. Maximum: 2 lines per caption.
Captions to be sent:
- by post with the prints
- by email to email@example.com
- Deadline for signed entry forms to be sent by email: JUNE 10, 2015
- The signed entry form must be enclosed with the prints (to be sent by JUNE 25, 2015).
Printing and shipping costs to be covered by the newspapers. Exhibition costs will be covered by the Festival.
Photographs exhibited at the Festival will not be returned.
Thank you for your co-operation. While these conditions may seem strict, they are essential for the proper organization of the exhibition.
- Visa d'or Daily Press - Award Winners:
2014 Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) Meeri Koutaniemi 2013 Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) Niklas Meltio 2012 The New York Times (USA) Tomas Munita 2011 International Herald Tribune (USA) Shiho Fukada 2010 La Croix (France) Frédéric Sauterau 2009 Los Angeles Times (USA) Barbara Davidson. 2008 The Dallas Morning News (USA) Mona Reeder. 2007 Reforma (Mexico) Israel Rosas, Luis Castillo, Jorge Luis Plata, Julio Candelaria: riots in Oaxaca. 2006 El Periodico de Catalunya (Spain) Sergio Caro. 2005 Politiken (Denmark) Jan Grarup for his coverage of the Darfour events. 2004 El Comercio (Peru) Daniel Silva: Footballers, Andes, Peru 2003 The Dallas Morning News (USA) Cheryl Diaz Meyer: Operation Iraqi freedom 2002 La Dépêche du Midi (France) Thierry Bordas 2001 Berlingske Tidende (Denmark) Erik Refner 2000 The Washington Post (USA) Dudley M. Brooks 1999 Berlingske Tidende (Denmark) Klaus Bjorn Larsen: Kosovo 1998 La Vanguardia (Spain) Kim Manresa: Excision in Africa 1997 Clarin (Argentina) Cabezas 1996 The Herald (Scotland) Ecosse - Dunblane 1995 L'Humanité (France) 1994 Detroit Free Press (USA) 1993 Diario 16 (Spain) 1992 Midi Libre (France) 1991 Le Courrier de l'Ouest (France) 1990 Le Progrès de Lyon (France)