Digital Storytelling Contest prizes

An international jury selects the World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and the World Press Photo Online Video of the year.

3 nominees in each category will receive: 

  • Inclusion in the World Press Photo exhibition
  • Inclusion in the annual collectible yearbook, available in multiple languages with a worldwide distribution of more than 30,000
  • A diploma and Golden Eye Award, presented at the annual Awards Ceremony during the World Press Photo Festival in Amsterdam. A representative from each of the nominated productions will get an invitation, return airfare, and hotel accommodation for the annual networking event, the World Press Photo Festival.
  • In addition, nominees are often featured in major publications and invited to speak at public events, exhibition openings, and lectures throughout the year.


World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and World Press Photo Online Video of the year.

To put the spotlight on the stories that matter, the World Press Photo Foundation will award a ‘World Press Photo Interactive of the Year’ and a ‘World Press Photo Online Video of the Year’. Both awards carry a cash prize of 10,000 euros. A representative will receive return airfare and hotel accommodation for travel to Amsterdam for the World Press Photo Festival. The winners also receive a World Press Photo of the Year Award/World Press Photo Story of the Year Award, created by Gijs Bakker, a selection of camera equipment provided by Canon, a Golden Eye Award and a diploma.