The Allard Prize for International Integrity Photography Competition call for application is open now! This photography competition is one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the fight against corruption and the protection of human rights.
Allard Prize Photography and video Competition 2022 Details
Established in 2012 at the University of British Columbia, and funded by donations from Mr. Peter A. Allard, Q.C. Allard Prize for International Integrity is awarded biennially to an individual, movement, or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, and the Rule of Law.
The Allard Prize is now administered by The Allard Prize Foundation. It includes two categories:
The Allard Prize Photography Competition
The Allard Prize administers a semi-annual Photography Competition that recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize.
Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. Ream more about competition categories following this link.
They also particularly welcome entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world.
The Allard Prize Video Competition
The Allard Video Competition invites individuals to submit short original video entries related to corruption or human rights. Entries can be documentaries in nature or stories that consider corruption or human rights issues and can use and draw from a wide variety of mediums, disciplines, and artistic expressions including dance, music, and visual and graphic art forms.
Entrants are encouraged to be creative and consider the breadth and range of corruption, which takes many forms, including corporate corruption, government corruption, extortion, bribery, fraud, tax evasion, patronage, beneficial ownership secrecy, corporate capture, the violation of indigenous and local community rights, and the illegal exploitation of natural resources.
Entries must be no more than seven minutes in length. All entries should be original and unpublished, though creators are permitted to use existing audio or video material in their entry provided any required permissions have been obtained and the rights-holders are appropriately acknowledged.
Who can enter the competition?
Allard Prize Photography and video Competition is open to anyone.
Competition Entry fee
The Competition is free to enter.
Allard Prize Photography and video Competition Prizes
Up to six photographs may be selected as a winner in each cycle of the Competition.
Each winning Entrant will receive (i) CA$1,000, (ii) his/her winning photograph featured on the website, (iii) inclusion of his/her name and a brief description of the photograph on the Allard Prize website, and (iv) inclusion of the photograph in the website’s archive as a past winner.
Each winning entry receives a CAD $10,000 cash prize and is featured on the Allard Prize website and social media channels.
For photography competition Photographers are encouraged to submit entries year-round.
The Allard Video Competition invites individuals to submit short original video entries related to corruption or human rights.
The registration period ends on May 01 – 2022.
You can check the competition website following this link.
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