Seven DMJX students nominated for the Danish POY

Saturday, the 20th of March, the nominees for this year’s Danish POY were announced – and 7 out the the 17 nominated photographers are DMJX students.

Jury members Maris Fonfara (left) and Claus Bjørn Larsen (right) during the two days’ judging of the Danish POY 2020. Photo: Mikkel Berg Pedersen.

The nominated DMJX students are:
Andreas Merrald, 8th term
Emilie Lærke Henriksen, 6th term on internship at Information
Liv Møller Kastrup, 4th term
Marius Renner Christensen, 6th term on internship at Politiken
Mikkel Hørlyck, 8th term
Rikke Kjær Poulsen, 4th term
Søren Vendelbo, 6th term on internship at Jyllands-Posten

The still picture jury was (from left): Visual artist Tina Enghoff, press photographer Claus Bjørn Larsen and photojournalist Maria Fonfara. Photo: Michael Bager.

2.622 still pictures and 37 tv/video productions were submitted to the competition by 164 photographers.

The winners will be announced on Friday the 7th of May.

The TV/video jury was (from left): Head of photography Jonathan Malat, TV2/ Fyn, documentarist Assa Rytter and creative manager Morten Fauerby, Montgomery Studio.
Photo: Lars Horn / Baghuset