Søren Pagter in the Lumix Festival jury

This Friday, the jury for the 6th Lumix Festival met at the FREELENS Gallery in Hamburg to select the winners among the 60 still pictures stories, which will be exhibited at the festival in Hannover in June.

The jury for the Lumix Festival in a discussion during their meeting in Hamburg this Friday. Photo: Christian Platz

Before the jury meeting the eight jury members had had access to the stories and texts online. At the meeting all the 60 stories were available on print for the jury to see and discuss.

The jury should decide on the following winners:

– The LUMIX Festival Award, worth 10,000 Euro. For this award there will also be some runner-up stories, which will receive a prize.

– Lammerhuber Photography Award, worth 5,000 Euro – for best daily life story.

– Sustainability Award, worth 1,000 euro – for a story, which covers nature and environmental issues.

The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Saturday the 23rd of June at the Lumix Festival

The jury member are:

Barbara Stauss, Mare
Ruth Eichhorn, Independent editor/curator
Bertram Solcher, Medizinphoto
Christian Pohlert, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Peter Bitzer, Laif Agentur
Lois Lammerhuber, photographer and publisher
Andreas Trampe, Stern
and Søren Pagter, DMJX.