2015 Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Call for Documentary Photography Entries ($5,000 USD Grant)

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Submissions deadline: March 31, 2015

Documentary photographers from around the world are invited to submit documentary photography projects along with an 15-image supporting portfolio on topics of human suffering and unrest, forgotten communities, exploited lands and people, on communities ravaged by war, poverty, famine, disease, and the exploitation of global resources.

 Grant

  • The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film will award one $5,000 USD grant to one documentary photography project based on the quality of the submitted 15-image portfolio, the strength of the submitted proposal, as well as any supporting materials including an updated CV.
  • The “Top 12″ shortlisted portfolios will be featured and displayed during Les Rencontres d’Arles (Arles, France) at its new 18th century facility and foundation home located on 19/21 Rue de la Liberté/14 Rue Barrême.
  • The selected project must be completed the calendar year following receipt of the grant. Grants are open to professional and emerging photographers in all countries.
  • Photographers are expected to be committed to the field of reportage and documentary photography.

Eligible Work

  • All proposed projects and submitted portfolios must be works of non-fiction and must be based on such pressing social issues as health, poverty, oppression, war, famine, religious/political persecution and similar topics.
  • Proposals must be for new or continuing projects. Portfolios should be a representative sampling of your documentary work.

How to Enter

All entrants must submit the required supporting materials including the 15 image portfolio, project and budget proposal, resume (CV), and head shot.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Call for Documentary Photography Entries

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