World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest 2021


World Press Photo is now accepting entries from digital storytellers, visual journalists, producers, and entry coordinators for its 2021 Digital Storytelling Contest. The deadline for submission of entries for the World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest is 12th January, 2021.

World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest

The 2021 Digital Storytelling Contest marks the 11th edition of the contest, first introduced in 2011 by the World Press Photo Foundation as the ‘Multimedia Contest’.


The Digital Storytelling Contest celebrates the diversity of formats made possible by digital platforms and the constant developments in documentary film and interactive storytelling. The contest is open to digital storytellers, visual journalists, producers, and entry coordinators, with submissions that include the work of a professional visual journalist.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the judging of the 2021 World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest will take place online.


World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest Categories.

The Digital Storytelling Contest awards visual stories in three categories:

  • Interactive
  • Long video
  • Short video

World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest Eligibility.

  • The contest is open to digital storytellers, visual journalists, producers, and entry coordinators, with submissions that include the work of a professional visual journalist.

World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest Prizes.

  • The Digital Storytelling Contest has two headline awards: the World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and the World Press Photo Online Video of the Year. These awards carry a cash prize of 5,000 euros.

How to Enter World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should submit their entries by clicking on the “Enter” button below:

Enter Here Official Link



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