Belfast Photo Festival – Open Submission 2017


Belfast Photo Festival is offering artist’s/photographers the opportunity to exhibit their work in the main Festival gallery alongside some of the biggest names in the field of photography, with a number also having the opportunity to be featured in the arts magazine Abridged. The winners will be eligible for a number of awards, including a cash prize of £1,000.

Contest Themes: all subject

Eligibility: Open to Worldwide

Open to Worldwide

Entry Fee: £19 – 6 photos

Prizes: Cash prizes- (Spotlight Award – £1,000 (e.s.t $1,240 / €1,123)
Exhibition exposure at the Festival’s main city centre gallery
Inclusion in the special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine
Long term Festival representation and promotion
An opportunity to participate in an Instagram Residency
Exhibition alongside some of the biggest photographic names as part of the major photographic event
Publication and inclusion in the Festival programme
Inclusion in the Festivals marketing & PR campaign, which has an estimated reach of 20+ million
International press exposure
Being seen by a substantial number of visual arts professionals and the media
Dedicated feature on the Festival website and online gallery

Copyright: Copyrights remain with the photographer

Usage Right: All selected entries may be published by Belfast Photo Festival or affiliated Sponsors/Funders and Partners (the “Authorised Parties”) in magazines or books, on websites, or in any other medium, at Authorised Parties discretion. Such use will be restricted to promotion, publicity, news, or informational education or awareness usage of Belfast Photo Festival.

By participating, all selected applicants grant Belfast Photo Festival and its Authorised Parties usage of images and acknowledge that any Festival and Authorised Party may use the entries and a name credit in any media before, during and after, without restriction in relation to the uses stated above. The Belfast Photo Festival and Authorised Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
Belfast Photo Festival is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any online entry to be received on account of technical problems, human errors of any kind, or any combination.

Contest Ends On 03/06/2017

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