Today’s award ceremony at the Danish POY turned out to be historical when DMJX photojournalist students won first prizes in 7 out the 16 categories – among these the main prize; “Picture of the Year” went to Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker.
Nanna Navntoft won “Long Term Project of the Year”. Nanna started her project during her internship at Politiken. She has continued working on the story during her 7th term exchange study at KABK in Hague and during her 8th term at DMJX. Nanna graduated January 2020.
Mads Joakim Rimer Rasmussen received second prize in “Danish Reportage of the Year”. Mads made the project as his final BA-project in the fall 2019.
Jesper Houborg received second prize in “Foreign Reportage of the Year”. Jesper Houborg made the story together with Valdemar Stroe Ren during their 3rd term in the fall 2019.
Morten Lau-Nielsen received second prize in “TV/Web Open Category”. Morten has made the project during his internship at Jyllands-Posten.
On top of this, our regular guest teacher, Bo Amstrup, won first prize in the category “Cultural Picture of the Year” and DMJX student, Benny Kjølhede won first prize in “TV/Web Open Category”. Benny Kjølhede is studying at our TV production programme at the campus in Copenhagen.
still pictures and 35 tv/web productions made by 166 photographers attended
this year’s competition. 28 photographers were nominated before the award
ceremony – and out of these were 11 DMJX students.