PHOTOBOOKFEST 2018 is happy to announce the opening of the Photobook Dummy Contest





The competition is open for photographers and creative collectives from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldavia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.

The deadline for applications is 15 April 2018. The detailed information about the requirements of the contest will be published on the PHOTOBOOKFEST website on the 1 February 2018.
The participation is free of charge.
Contest
Strategic partners:
The competition is open for photographers and creative collectives from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldavia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2018.


Media partners:
What is a photobook dummy?

Hardcopies designed and produced by the author independently; printed in no more than 30 editions and have no ISBN number.
What are the main criteria for the jury team?

Absolutely everything is important: idea, design, materials, and photography as well.

The winner will have his/her dummy published. Shortlisted works will be shown at the PBF Contest exhibition and estimated by international jury team.
What is the first prize?
Terms and conditions
11 – The winner will have his/her dummy published by the partners of the PHOTOBOOKFEST 2018.

12 – Shortlisted works will be shown at the PHOTOBOOKFEST 2018.

13 – The winner will be selected by an international jury and announced at the PHOTOBOOKFEST 2018

14 – By submitting an application, the author consents to the use of images from his photobook in any festival-related activities (exhibitions; on-screen presentations; informational and promotional publications in print and online media; on the festival's website and social media pages, in the works of art criticism; in the festival's publications; for research and educational purposes).By sending you application to the Photobook Dummy Contest, you agree on terms and conditions.


1 – The contest is free of charge

2 – Eligible submissions must be photobook dummies - hardcopies designed and produced by the author independently; printed in no more than 30 editions and have no ISBN number.

E-photobooks will not be accepted (!)

3 – The contest is open for authors from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldavia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.

4 – Participants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.

5 – Each participant might submit max 3 dummies. Each dummy must be submitted as a separate application.

6 –The dummy must be posted to The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Bolotnaya nab, 3, bld 1, Moscow, Russia, 119072, at the author's own expense and risk.
7 – The deadline for applying is April 15th 2018.

8 – Participants must complete the electronic application form, and email it to assistant@photobookfest.com The application must be completed in either Russian or English.

9 – The application must contain a WeTransfer link to the pdf-file of the photobook dummy and an image of the book cover. The pdf-file must be average in size, containing all the pages of the book in chronological order from the front cover to the back cover. The image must be in .jpg format with the resolution of 300 dpi.

10 – The dummies submitted to the contest will by default remain in the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography's collection. However, in the event that the work is not shortlisted and the author would like it returned, it must be noted in the application, and the author must collect it in person from the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography's office when the festival is finished.
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