• Thursday, January 11, 2018

  • CIIT

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The Association for the Promotion of Photography in Hanover organizes the LUMIX Festival in cooperation with the photojournalism and documentary photography study course at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover, Faculty III, Media, Information and Design and with the support of the German photojournalist association FREELENS for the 6th time.


All students and professional photojournalists under the age of 35 are welcome to submit their work for the 6th LUMIX Festival and based on those submissions 60 photojournalists will be invited to exhibit their work during the festival. The exhibitions accompany an attractive program which includes portfolio-reviews, lectures, panel-discussions, guided tours and a photo fair.

Opportunity: International Competition

Prizes: The prize money for FREELENS Award is € 10,000

There will be two honorable mentions awarded with € 1,000

Lois Lammerhuber will award the best story from everyday life with the Lammerhuber Photography Award in the amount of € 5,000

Panasonic will award the best multimedia story with the LUMIX Multimedia Award, which is also worth €5,000.

Eligibility and Important Rules:

Applicants must be younger than 35 at the time of application.

Submission Details: Applications must be completed within 5 days of registration.

Photographs with a resolution of 15 cm on the longer side at 200 dpi must be submitted along with suitable captions, the exhibition text and a personal biography with a portrait.

Applications will be considered only if they are complete.

Deadline:  31st January 2018

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