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 – »

Mads Greve has run the second DEDI / DMJX workshop in Cairo

This past week, Mads Greve has conducted a portrait workshop for 12 Egyptian photographers in Cairo. The portrait workshop is the second in a series of four workshops organized by The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI) and DMJX Photojournalism. The third workshop will be held by Gitte Luk in January. The »

The “EPA Sweden” tour continues

Benjamin Nørskov and his “EPA Sweden” project continue the exhibition tour. “EPA Sweden” is currently exhibited at Hälsinglands Museum in Sweden and Benjamin has been a part of the Nordic Light Festival in Norway, where he gave portfolio reviews and exhibited his project. »

“A Real Man” at Gender Museum Denmark

Andreas Haubjerg‘s BA-project “A Real Man” is currently exhibited at the Gender Museum Denmark in Aarhus. Andreas Haubjerg won the Ritzau Scanpix Prize for best photojournalistic BA-project with “A Real Man”. He has also received the PX3 Prix de la Photograhie in the Portraiture/personality category for this portrait series. »

DMJX students at press photographers’ conference

A large group of Danish and international students participated in the bi-annual press photographers’ conference held in Nyborg, Denmark on Monday the 22nd and Tuesday the 23rd of November. At the conference there were lectures by the following photographers:Jonas Bendiksen, MagnumMarie Hald Anders Albjerg, TV 2Benjamin NørskovHeba Khamis Kyndell Harkness »

Søren Pagter in Photo Vogue Festival panel debate

Friday the 19th November, Søren Pagter participated in an online panel debate at Photo Vogue Festival. The debate focussed on diversity in photography. The online debate was called “Echoes: A conversation on the photography landscape and the importance of diversity in the global market”. The panelists were: Aida Muluneh, photographer »

Photo I students launch magazine

At a reception at DMJX, Friday the 19th of November, our Photo I students launched a magazine, where they have worked with individual stories under the topic “new beginnings”. The ten photojournalists behind the magazine are:Elena Fiebig (Germany)Aymen Mohamed (Sudan)Aku Ratsula (Finland)Cleo Amissah (England)Stáňa Benešová (Czech Republic)Leslie Ostronic (US)Conor Courtney »

New Beginnings

MAGAZINE PROJECT by ten international students of photojournalism made at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in the fall 2021. The ten photojournalists are:Elena Fiebig (Germany)Aymen Mohamed (Sudan)Aku Ratsula (Finland)Cleo Amissah (England)Stána Benesová (Czech Republic)Leslie Ostronic (US)Conor Courtney (US)Carolin Albers (Germany)Rachèl Luttikhuisen (The Netherlands)Ilkay Karakurt (Turkey) The teachers at »