Two DMJX projects shortlisted for the CAP Prize

The Contemporary African Photography Prize has announced the 25 projects shortlisted for the CAP Prize 2023. Lamees Saleh and Mohamed Mahdy are among the shortlisted photographers with their final DMJX projects. The five winners of the CAP Prize will be announced on July, 7 2023 at Podesata Photobook Fair during »

Maria Høy Hansen shortlisted for World Report Award

Fourth term student Maria Høy Hansen is among the shortlisted photographers in the student category for the World Report Award 2023 at Festival della Fotografia Etica. Maria Høy Hansen has been shortlisted with her story “Temporary Placement”, which she made this spring during her fourth term at DMJX. “Temporary Placement” »


EXHIBITION MAGAZINE by 11 fourth term photojournalism students, made at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in the spring 2023. The magazine covers the students’ stories exhibited at Copenhagen Photo Festival 2023. The ten stories at the exhibition and in the magazine are: Axel Emil Hammerbo – “Young People »

Fourth term exhibition at Copenhagen Photo Festival

Our fourth term students will represent DMJX at Copenhagen Photo Festival 2023 with a group exhibition consisting of 10 individual stories. The exhibition opens tomorrow, the 1st June at 4pm. DMJX Photojournalism presents the group exhibition “Relations” at Copenhagen Photo Festival 2023, Refshaleøen, from June 1st till 11th. The photo »

International students for the fall 2023 have been selected

We’re happy to announce that 17 students from 15 different countries have been selected to study at our international programmes in the fall 2023. This fall five students will receive full scholarships from The ECCA Family Foundation and one student will receive a grant from Erasmus+ to be able to »

langs grænsen

MAGAZINE PROJECT by ten Danish students of photojournalism made at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in the spring 20223. The magazine “langs grænsen” (along the border) consists of seven stories made alongside the Danish German border. The ten students behind the magazine are:Sigrid EllesøeIsabella Køhler AndersenNicoline Kjems-KrognosThea TønnesvangCecilie »

“The Last Line” has won New Talent Award at Graphis Competitions

Aku Ratsula and Conor Courtney has been awarded platinium for their video documentary “The Last Line” in The New Talent Awards at Graphis Competitions. The Graphis New Talent Annual features work from students from across the world. Platinum Awards are the highest honor in the New Talent competition, and students’ »

Mohamed Mahdy at World Press Photo

Friday the 12th of May, Mohamed Mahdy received his two prizes at the award ceremony of the World Press Photo 2023 at De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, where this year’s exhibition opened on the same day. Mohamed Mahdy won in the Open Category at World Press Photo 2023 with his interactive »

Søren Pagter in the national radio

Two days in a row in April 2023, Søren Pagter was interviewed for “Kulturen på P1” in DR – the national Danish Radio. The interview about AI-generated images can be heard here. The interview about World Press Photo 2023 winner can be heard here. »

Søren Pagter in live talkshow

Wednesday the 5th of April, Søren Pagter was a guest in the live talk-show “Degn’s Saloon” that was held for the first time in the town of Randers. The head of the photojournalism programmes was interviewed about his view on documentary photography and his work teaching at DMJX. »

Mohamed Mahdy wins prize at World Press Photo

Mohamed Mahdy, a former student from DMJX’s international photo programme, wins one of the regional awards at the World Press Photo for his photo project about Egyptians being displaced from housing in urban development areas. By Christopher Bering Baden Since 2015, in collaboration with local residents, Mohamed Mahdy has documented »

Sahl Abdelrahman has won first prize in Egypt Press Photo 2022

Sahl Abdelrahman has won first prize in the story category at the Egypt Press Photo 2022 with his story about children working in the agricultural sector in Fayoum Governorate, Egypt. Sahl started the story as his final project during the DEDI/DMJX educational programme that ran in November/December 2021 and in »

Salih Basheer’s “22 Days in Between” around the World

Since Salih Basheer has published his book “22 Days in Between”, the project has been the subject to much attention around the World. Here’s a short update. Exhibition at Tasweer Photo Festival Qatar Book launch at Gallery Image, Friday the 3rd of March Reviews »

Four first prizes to DMJX at the Danish POY 2022

Friday the 3rd of March the award ceremony for the Danish POY 2022 was held at the Royal Library in Copenhagen. Eight DMJX students were nominated beforehand, and four projects won first prizes and two received second prizes. On top of that, three students had pictures selected for the touring »

Workshop in studio flash

Our Danish fourth term students have had a short workshop in studio flash with guest lecturer and photographer Rune Pedersen. Among other exercises, the students worked a full day making portraits of young actors playing various roles. »