This competition is to be held with a cash prize for the first time as part of the festival with the express purpose of promoting, recognizing and stimulating author work and the artists that produce it within photography and its media whilst also incentivizing environmental conservation work by showcasing the greatness of our natural ecosystems and environment.
This open call is directed towards all audiences, but mainly to students and professionals of photography, as well as visual artists who use this medium in their production or artistic processes.
Participants who register to the competition, assume all responsibility to guarantee that they are the owners of all the economic and exploitation rights around the works with which they participate.
The theme of the competition is Nature and Adventure with responsibility and conservation
The contest is divided into the following two categories:
Photographers (students or professionals) and visual artists from 18 to 34 years of age until the closing date of this call
Photographers (students or professionals) and visual artists 35 years of age and older.
Photographers of any nationality can take part in the competition from anywhere in the world, as long as they provide proof of identity by attaching a copy of their passport or an official identification from the country where they currently reside along with their submission.
Works which have been awarded in other competitions, national (from each country) or international are ineligible to participate.
Participants may submit images made starting on January 1st 2015 auntil the end date of this call.
The participating images do not necessarily need to be unpublished works and may have been previously exhibited or published, as long as they comply with the rest of the parameters outlined within this call.
The employees or volunteers of the following organizations are ineligible to participate in the contest: Culturade A.C., Emulsion Antropológica A.C., FotoFilm Tijuana Cultural Festival, as well as other entities related to the contest organizer or any of their relatives on a direct degree.
Failure to comply with the terms of reference and requirements indicated by this call will be grounds for immediate disqualification of the submission by the participant.
All decisions by the jury will be final and unappealable.