PARIS, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
More than just a competition, FIPCOM aims to help the Emirate of Fujairah cultural center to shine at an international level and to promote and honour photojournalists who take extreme risks to provide real and topical images to the public.
AFP-Services contributes to this aspiring project alongside fantastic partners such as the AFP, National Geographic, i-Télé, Nikon, Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design, JC Decaux and Picto.
We hereby invite all photojournalists to sign up and send us their pictures at http://www.fipcom.net from January 1st 2014 until January 31st 2014.
The contest is structured around five categories: news, environment, sport, economy, reportage (5-pictures-set)
A prestigious jury will pick the winner who will be granted the first FIPCOM trophy as well as a winning prize of 10.000 euros during the awards ceremony, which will be held on March 13 2014.
The winner in each category will be awarded a medal and a Reflex Nikon D800.
Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design will also open its doors to all the winners of the FIPCOM contest.
All laureates will have the chance to be put on display in Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design, an open stage for creation, dedicated towards cultural innovation. Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design offers its guests an incredible and original exposure from the stairways to the rooftop.
FIPCOM Exhibit at Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design. March 14 2014 - April 14 2014. Open access.
About the FCMA:
The FCMA (Fujaïrah Culture and Media Authority) considers that culture is a fundamental foundational underpinning of society and aims to develop and expand the cultural and media life of the Emirate of Fujairah (UAE). The FCMA encourages innovation and excellency in all cultural fields as well as arts. It is in this context that the FIPCOM photojournalism contest should be considered.
AFP-Services, a subsidiary of AFP, created in 2004 and headquartered in Paris brings its news agency expertise to the world of corporate video and photo. With a global network of highly trained and experienced video reporters and photographers, AFP-Services leverages its news agency quality, combined with wire-service speed, relevance and accessibility to create original, captivating, and effective content that ensure its clients stand out from their competitors.
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