This is the panel of international judges that will review the submissions and select the prize winners. Learn more about them:
Donna Ferrato is an internationally-known documentary photographer. She has four books including Living with the Enemy and Love & Lust, published by Aperture. She has participated in over 500 one-woman shows and has received awards such as the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanistic Photography (1987) and the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism (2003). In 2014 Ferrato launched a campaign called I Am Unbeatable, which features women who have left their abusers. In November 2016, TIME magazine announced her photograph of a woman being hit by her husband as one of the “100 Most Influential Photographs of All Time.” She now leads experimental workshops called “The Erotic Eye”.
Senior photo editor for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and Web Editor of Vogue.it
Alessia Glaviano is the Senior photo editor for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and Web Editor of Vogue.it. Besides curating a series of interviews with the Masters of photography for the web-site version of Vogue Italia, which have acquired enormous popularity among the community of people interested in photography and which are also broadcast on the Italian Sky Arte channel, Alessia Glaviano is also responsible for Photo Vogue, an innovative platform on which users can share their own photographs knowing they can rely on the curatorial supervision of professional photo editors. Under Alessia Glaviano’s direction, Photo Vogue has reached over 130.000 users/photographers hailing from all over the world and launched a collaboration with the prestigious international agency Art & Commerce, which represents some of the most esteemed names in fashion photography, including Steven Meisel, Sølve Sundsbø, Paolo Roversi and Patrick Demarchelier. At Condé Nast, Alessia is responsible for the artistic direction of events and exhibitions for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue. Besides the editorial activity, Alessia holds lectures and conferences on a regular basis. Some of the institutes and universities she was invited as guest lecturer include: IED, Bocconi University and the Milan Polytechnic. Alessia Glaviano was invited to participate as jury member in numerous internationally acclaimed photography contests including the World Press Photo and has participated in several portfolio review sessions, including the “New York Times Portfolio Reviews”.
Director of Photography, Art Buyer and Creative Director & Curator of the Ian Parry Scholarship
Rebecca McClelland is a Director of Photography, Art Buyer and Creative Director. She began her career over seventeen years ago commissioning covers, reportage and brand visual content for the Sunday Times magazine. As a passionate visual storyteller, she has most recently art directed and produced OOH and digital campaigns for BBH and Airbnb as the lead Photographic Art Director for EMEA.
She previously spent five years as NewStatesman magazine’s first ever visual lead, responsible for establishing the creative language of the magazine in order to challenge the reader with dynamic & intelligent visuals since it’s relaunch in 2005. She has enjoyed creative, strategic leadership roles at Wallpaper*, Art World magazine, Avaunt & PORT magazine where she & the team won a D&AD award for Magazine & Newspaper Design Front Covers for her commission of artist Pieter Hugo. She is contributing Photography Director for the newly relaunched quarterly magazine, LUXX by The Times.
She is the long standing Creative Director & Curator of the Ian Parry Scholarship, an international award for visual journalism. She is a specialist lecturer on photographic professional practise and writes on photography for various publications like NewStatesman, Creative Review and Photoworks. She is a D&AD New Photography Judge, nominator for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass and the Prix Pictet Awar and has recently gained a Masters in Photographic Arts from Westminster University for her paper on participation within documentary practise.
Photographer & Founder of womenphotograph.com
Daniella Zalcman (b. 1986) is a documentary photographer based in London and New York. She is a multiple grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation, and a member of Boreal Collective.
She is also the founder of Women Photograph, an initiative to elevate the voices of female and non binary visual journalists. Her work tends to focus on the legacies of western colonization, from the rise of homophobia in East Africa to the forced assimilation education of indigenous children in North America.
Her ongoing project, Signs of Your Identity, is the recipient of the 2017 Arnold Newman Prize, a 2017 RFK Journalism Award, the Magnum Foundation’s 2016 Inge Morath Award, the 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award, and the Magenta Foundation’s 2016 Bright Spark award.
Daniella’s work regularly appears in The Wall Street Journal, Mashable, the BBC, and CNN, among others. Her photos have been exhibited internationally, and she regularly lectures at universities and foundations. She graduated from Columbia University with a degree in architecture in 2009.