SAVE THE DATE: W. Eugene Smith Fund Awards in New York City

The 35th annual W. Eugene Smith Grant and awards presentation honors the very best in photojournalism and will take place on at the SVA Theater on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. More than $40,000 in grants will be presented to this year's nominees, and anyone who is a fan of photojournalism or the very best in documentary photography will want to attend. Admission is FREE! Event Details What: 35th annual W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography and Howard Chapnick Grant for the Advancement of Photojournalism awards presentation When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 / 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Where: The School of Visual Arts Theatre 333 West 23rd St. New York, NY 10011 Why: This annual event honors one of the greatest photojournalists in the history of photography and also honors those who continue to tell the stories of human spirit and condition from around the world. If…

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New Economy Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

The New Economy Film Festival, in collaboration with Working Films, will present compelling documentaries and shorts that explore both the failings of the current mainstream economy and the emerging movement to shape a more just and sustainable future. The festival is a two-day event to be held in New York City on October 18th and 19th 2014, during New Economy Week. Submission Details The festival is seeking submissions of relevant documentaries and short films. All projects that explore the current economic system (wealth inequality, money in politics, environmental crisis, etc.) or the emergence of a new economy (empowering local communities, worker-owned business, renewable energy, etc.) will be considered. Selected entries will be featured in the 2014 New Economy Film Festival. Application deadline is September 1st, 2014. Complete the application form online.  

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Eddie Adams Workshop Applications Due May 31st

The Eddie Adams Workshop will accept applications for its 27th Workshop, which will be held October 10-13, 2014, in Jeffersonville, New York, through May 31st. The Workshop is an intense four-day gathering of the top photography professionals, along with 100 carefully selected students. It is one of the premier photojournalism events for students and young professionals, and the only one that is tuition-free. It’s a weekend that offers an excellent opportunity to meet the top photojournalists in the world, and to work alongside the best photo editors in the business. Apply online.

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Doug Menuez & Kurt Andersen Launch “Fearless Genius” At 92nd Street Y

If you are in New York City on June 3rd, 2014 stop by the 92nd Street YMCA to hear stories and see rare pictures by Kurt Andersen and Doug Menuez as they mark the launch of Menuez's new book Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000. Menuez is the only photographer Steve Jobs allowed inside his inner sanctum to document his process of innovation for three years. While Anderson, bestselling author and host of public radio’s “Studio 360,” has a profound understanding of how technology shapes culture.  These two great minds will host a conversation about watching Silicon Valley transform the world.  For more information visit

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The 2014 ICP Infinity Awardee Films By MediaStorm

MediaStorm is pleased to present a film series produced in collaboration with the International Center of Photography with support from the Harbers Family Foundation. Since 1985 ICP’s Infinity Awards have brought attention to outstanding achievements in photography by honoring individuals with distinguished careers in the field and identifying future luminaries. The 2014 Infinity Awards films serve as a portrait of some of the important contributors to photography today. Photojournalism: Stephanie Sinclair & Jessica Dimmock Too Young to Wed, a transmedia campaign using images by Stephanie Sinclair and videos by Jessica Dimmock, works to support girls who are already married and ultimately bring an end to child marriage. Publication: Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin are a collaborative team that has spent the last 15 years pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a traditional photographer. Art: James Welling James Welling’s vibrant digital inkjet prints and detailed colored…

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