NEXT CALL BEGINNING OF YEAR 2017

VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL - 2016 NERA DI VERZASCA AWARD 

 

The winner of the 2016 edition of "Nera di Verzasca Award" goes to:

Melanie Eclare (England)

with the project:
After the fire
 

 

 

 

Finalists:

Matt Hamon
Julien Chatelin
Delphine Schacher
Paul Thulin
Diego Saldiva
Raffaele Petralla
Marta Zgierska
Johanna Maria Fritz

 

 

 

 

JURY 2016
Brigitte Meyer, Photo Director, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Switzerland
Damien Poulain, Oodee London, England
Alfio Tommasini, Art Director Verzasca FOTO, Switzerland
Fabio Carnaghi, MARS - Milan Artist Run Space, Italy
Luc Debraine, L'Hebdo, Switzerland

PRIZES
1st place
2’000 SWISS FRANCS
+ solo exhibition from 1.9. to 1.11.2016 in Sonogno
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

2nd - 9th places
Projection of their work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2016. 

 


VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL - 2015 NERA DI VERZASCA AWARD 

Outdoor exhibition Sonogno

The winner of the 2015 edition of "Nera di Verzasca Award" goes to:

Mateusz Sarello (Poland)
with the project "SWELL"

Other finalists in alphabetical order are:

Javier Arcenillas, Spagna
Pablo Ernesto Piovano, Argentina
Massimiliano Pugliese, Italia
Thomas Friedrich Schaefer, Germania

The winners are invited to show their project during the Photo Night.

Our congratulations to the winners and many thanks to all participants for taking part in the contest!

Special thanks to the jury members:
Ute Noll (Du Magazine), Hannamari Shakya (Raw View Magazine), Frank Orthbandt (London Independent Photography), Noémie Richard (Near.li) and Esther Woederhoff (Galerie Esther Woederhoff).


PHOTO NIGHT –  PROJECTIONS OPEN CALL
Slideshow and multimedia submissions

 

 

A selection of the best submitted works will be shown at the Verzasca Photo Night
in Sonogno.
 

Criteria for submitting your multimedia/slide-show:

- We accept already edited videos or photo slide-shows of a length of circa 2 to 5 minutes.
- Multimedia can be with or without sound/music.
- Files: .mp4, .mov files (better if compressed in h.264).
- Resolution:
1920 pixels wide x 1080 pixels high (suggested)
1024 pixels wide x 764 pixel high
- Frames: 25 frames per second (for videos)

Remember to put your name and music credits in your file.

Please add a .txt or .doc file with your contacts in order to reach you if selected.

Send your files  (via we transfer or similar) at info@verzascafoto.ch

FREE ENTRY

 

Selected photographers that would like to come to Sonogno are invited to board and lodge during the festival days.


CONTEST IS OVER. THANKS FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!

 

SINGLE IMAGE

Theme
«Lake Life – The Swiss basin of the Lago Maggiore».

 

PRIZES
1st place: CHF 1’000.00 + collective exhibition at the Brissago Islands + voucher of
CHF 250.00 for a photography workshop organized by the promoter.

2nd place: CHF 500.00 + collective exhibition at the Brissago Islands.

3rd place: CHF 250.00 + collective exhibition at the Brissago Islands.

4th to 10th place: Collective exhibition at the Brissago Islands.

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This contest is organized together with the “Centro di competenza Lago Maggiore” (CcLM) / “Ente Regionale per lo Sviluppo del Locarnese e Vallemaggia” (ERS-LVM) and the “Isole di Brissago” - Brissago Islands. The funds are raised thanks to the crowd funding platform www.progettiamo.ch.

Participation criteria:
- submission of 1 photo per participant,
- JPEG format,
- colour or monochrome,
- maximum dimension 1.5 MB per image.

Both analogical (scanned from negative or slide) and digital images are allowed. Participants must own the original files.

In order to confirm your registration you must enter a title and a short description for the group of photos.

REGISTRATION FEE
The participation is free of charge.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
31th of March 2016 at 23:59:59 (CEST). 

Please read the general terms and conditions (pdf).

JURY

Antonio Mariotti
Photography reviewer, Lugano

Federico Sutera
Photographer, Venice

Massimo Pedrazzini
Photographer, Locarno