Open Awards

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Open to everyone – AOP members and non-members

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Entries Open: 10 September 2018

Entries Close: 25 February 2019

The Open Awards are open to everyone – both professional and amateur – and are about championing exquisite imagery. There are no categories or restrictions in the Open Awards, the image is the star, exciting and innovative work is encouraged.


© Nicky Hamilton. Best in Category. Open Award 2017

Stills

Curator: Fiona Shields, Head of Photography – The Guardian

A single image or series of images (3-4) can be entered. There are no categories or restrictions, the image is the star, exciting and innovative work is encouraged.

Awards: Gold, Silver and Bronze

sponsored by Lumix

Moving Image

Curator:Paul MacKay, Director of Photography – BAFTA and Raindance Festival Winner

A piece of moving imagery up to 7 minutes in length, content is up to you but must demonstrate your understanding and skills within the medium. All entries in this category must reference whether the work is collaboration with another artist be it a director, editor, colour grader, musician etc. or whether it’s the independent work of the photographer. You may wish to illustrates the creative use of technologies for example AR, VR, CGI or any other technique.

Awards: Gold

sponsored by Lumix

Innovation

Curator: Matt Beveridge, Executive Director & Co-Founder – Pebble Studios

An example of excellence that illustrates the creative use of technologies and innovations in the production of still images. This can be AR, VR, CGI or any other technique.

Awards: Gold

sponsored by Stanley’s Post


Prizes

We have been working with our Awards 2019 partners on a range of prizes for each of our category Gold winners, for the full list see our Prizes page.


Entry Fees

(all prices include VAT @20%)

Early Bird Month 10 September – 30 September 2018
Single
Members – £12.50
Non-members – £15.00

Series
Members – £25.00
Non-members – £30.00

Moving Image & Innovation
Members – £25.00
Non-members – £30.00

Regular Entry 1 October 2018 – 10 February 2019
Single
Members – £15.00
Non-members – £18.00

Series
Members – £30.00
Non-members – £36.00

Moving Image & Innovation
Members – £30.00
Non-members – £36.00

Final Week Pricing 11 February – 25 February 2019
Single
Members – £25.00
Non-members – £30.00

Series
Members – £40.00
Non-members – £48.00

Moving Image & Innovation
Members – £45.00
Non-members – £48.00


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