Second term magazine with stories from the town Struer

Friday the 6th of May, our Danish second term students launched their magazine with stories made during a one-week reportage trip to the Danish town Struer. The 12 Danish students have received teaching and done research during the first of a four weeks’ workshop. In the second week, they all »

Foundation supports selected photographic project with major award

ECCA Family Foundation will promote the dissemination of society-relevant photojournalism and will establish an award that will enable newly qualified photojournalists to obtain support to display their BA projects to the public. There are many gems among the photojournalism assignments that Danish and international photojournalism students undertake in their final »

Valdemar Stroe Ren at the CPOY award ceremony

Friday the 22nd, the CPOY and POY held a day of conversations at Reynolds Journalism Institute in Columbia, Missouri with the photographers of the Year from both the CPOY and the POY. College Photographer of the Year, Valdemar Stroe Ren gave a talk and received his prize during the conference. »

Nanna Navntoft at DMJX

Thursday the 21st of April, Nanna Navntoft gave a lecture for all photojournalist students at DMJX. DMJX alumni and Canon Ambassador, Nanna Navntoft talked about the process of making her Binge Eating Disorder project – how she had found her protagonists and co-operated with them in making their portraits and »

Launch of Photo I magazine with handmade cover

At a reception on Friday the 8th of April, our Photo I students released a magazine, where they have worked with stories under the topic “openings”. The ten photojournalists behind the magazine are:Sandipa Malakar (India)Teresa Menka (Ghana)Rachel Ellis (USA)Kim Christin Zeidler (Germany)Paul-Louis Godier (France)Mohamed Mahdy (Egypt)Sini Lukka (Finland)Ralitsa Belcheva (Bulgaria)Rydwan »

Exhibitions in Bodø, Berlin, Öland and Aarhus

Right now, four exhibitions made by current and former DMJX-students are on display around Europe. Terje Abusdal – Slash and Burn Shirin Abedi – “May I Have This Dance?” Benjamin Nørskov – EPA Sweden Rydwan Ahmed – The Untouchables »

Five first prizes for DMJX students and 2021-graduates at the Danish POY

The award ceremony for the Danish POY 2021 was held Friday the 4th of March at the National Library in Copenhagen. 11 DMJX students and 2021-graduates were nominated at the competition – five projects won first prizes and five projects received second prizes. Long Term ProjectFirst prize to Mikkel Hørlyck »

Open School – both online and physical

Tuesday the 22nd February, we held online Open School events for interested applicants for our Danish BA-education. Recordings of some of the events are now available online and on Wednesday the 2nd March, you can visit DMJX physically. Wednesday the 2nd March, we’re ready to welcome future applicants physically at »

Hashem Shakeri back at DMJX

We’re so lucky that our former students often come back to visit us and the school – and maybe also to develop their films or scan their work. But, it’s the first time that an alumni comes all the way from Iran to use our scanners. This past week, Hashem »

Welcome lecture by Asger Ladefoged

The spring term begun a couple of weeks ago and Monday the 7th of February, DMJX alumni Asger Ladefoged gave the welsome lecture for all photojournalist students. »

Anders Holst and Brage Borup in Euroman

Anders Holst and Brage Borup’s third term reportage project from the autumn 2021 is published in the February 2022 edition of the Danish magazine Euroman. Anders and Brage’s story is about young athletes in the unrecognised breakaway state Tranistria, which is officially a part of Moldova. The article and pictures »

Two BA-projects receive grants at the graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremony for all DMJX students from four different educations was held Thursday the 27th of January simultaneously at our campuses in Aarhus and Emdrup, Copenhagen. Two photojournalism students received grants for their exam projects. »

Two BA-projects shortlisted for Copenhagen Photo Festival

The Copenhagen Photo Festival has announced the 14 projects shortlisted for a solo exhibition at the 2022 festival. Two of them are BA-projects from DMJX. The two shortlisted projects are “You Still Don’t Know My Name” by Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker and Louise Herrche Serup.“No Man’s Land” by Mikkel Hørlyck. Both »

Stine Schjøtler’s third term project in Information

Stine Schjøtler‘s story “When the Smoke Lightens” has been published in Information’s supplement “Moderne Tider” this Saturday the 15th of January 2022. Stine Schjøtler received a grant in the memory of the late press photographer, Axel Schütt to support her work with this story. Stine is currently doing her 4th »

Gitte Luk runs the third DEDI / DMJX workshop online

This week, the third DEDI / DMJX workshop “Writing for Photojournalists” is being executed by journalism teacher Gitte Luk. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the workshop is, unfortunately, being held online. The workshop is the third in a series of four workshops organized by The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) »

11 DMJX students and 2021-graduates nominated for the Danish POY

11 out of the 24 photographers nominated for the Danish Picture of the Year 2021 are DMJX students or 2021-graduates from DMJX. The DMJX nominees are: Anders Holst Pedersen – second and third term in 2021 Christian Falck Wolff – second and third term in 2021 Jens Hartmann Schmidt – »