Two DMJX video docs selected for the Lumix Festival

The Lumix Festival has announced the 12 multimedie stories to be screened at the festival in Hannover in June – and 2 out of the 12 selected stories are made at DMJX by DMJX photojournalist students. The two selected stories are:   “Take me as I am” by Capucine Chandon »

The Minister of Education visited DMJX

Søren Pind, the Minister of Education, visited DMJX today to learn about the school, it’s educations and research surveys. Mathias Svold is explaining how he and Ulrik Hasemann worked with their story “Stuck at Belgrade Station” for Søren Pind, Minister of Education and his staff. As a part of the »

Ólafur Steiner Gestsson’s BA project in Information

A part of Ólafur Steiner Gestsson and journalist Frederik Tillitz’ BA project has been published in the daily Information on the 10th of March. For their BA Ólafur Steiner Gestsson and Frederik Tillitz made a website with a series of stories from East Ukraine and Transnistria. Information has published one »

Tobias Nicolai’s project on tinnitus published on

During 7th semester Tobias Nicolai made a project about tinnitus together two fellow journalism students Christian Olesen and  Sebastian Engelberth Hansen. Portrait of the teenager Adam, who suffers from tinnitus. Photo: Tobias Nicolai. The story about Adam, who got tinnitus after a rock concert, is now published on – »

DMJX students win half of the categories at the Danish POY

The winners of the Danish POY 2017 were announced at the award ceremony at the Royal Library in Copenhagen today. Laura Bisgaard Krogh, Olivia Loftlund and Marie Bentzon Sørensen receive the first prize in the category for short TV/web story for their story A+C. Photo: Lars Horn. 16 DMJX students »

Ulrik Hasemann win third prize at POYi

Ulrik Hasemann has won third prize in the Issue Reporting Catergory at POYi. Picture from Ulrik Hasemann’s prize winning story about refugees, who are stuck in a camp behin Belgrade Station. Photo: Ulrik Hasemann. Ulrik has won with the story Stuck at Belgrade Station made together with Mathias Svold during »

Cool second term students on sports workshop

In the past week, our second term students have been photographing sports and learning about having a fast workflow. They have been covering football (soccer), handball and basketball together with external teacher and sports photographer Bo Amstrup. Especially photographing football in the cold Danish winther has been a challenging experience. »

"Open school" at DMJX in Copenhagen and Aarhus

Our campus is Copenhagen is open to the public tonight, Tuesday the 27th of February. Photojournalist student Andreas Haubjerg talking to one of the guest at the “open school” tonight.  Mads Greve will give information about the content of and the admission test for our BA in photojournalism – and »

Capucine Chandon and Nick Pfosi win at POY

Capucine Chandon and Nick Pfosi have won Award of Excellence in the Multimedia Feature Story category at the POYi. Screen shot from the prize winning video documentary “Take me as I am” by Capucine Chandon and Nick Pfosi. Click the image to watch the story. Capucine and Nick win with »

Two DMJX students selected for the Lumix Festival

The 60 still pictures stories to be exhibited at this year’s Lumix Festival were announced yesterday. Picture from Ulrik Hasemann’s project “Coastland”, which will be exhibited at this year’s Lumix Festival. Two DMJX students were selected among the 1000 stories, which were submitted for the festival: – Ulrik Hasemann will »

Kristina Steiner in The Guardian

Kristina Steiner‘s Diploma Project Sanguma about sorcery attacks in Papua New Guinea’s highlands is published in The Guardian right now. Victim JS at a shelter house operated by Voice for Change, a human rights organisation in Minj, Jiwaka province. Photo: Kristina Steiner. Kristina made the project as her final exam »

Heba Khamis nominated for World Press Photo

Heba Khamis (Egypt) is nominated for her story Banned Beauty at this year’s World Press Photo competition. She’s nominated in the category Contemporary Issuses, stories. A portrait from Heba Khamis’ prize winning story “Banned Beauty”. Photo: Heba Khamis. 4548 photographers submitted 73044 pictures for the contest. Out of these 42 »

Rebecka Uhlin back at DMJX to give welcoming lecture

Rebecka Uhlin, Photo II student from fall 2014, was back at DMJX to give the welcoming lecture for all photojournalist students. Rebecka Uhlin in the auditorium at DMJX today. Photo: Søren Pagter. Rebecka talked about her long term personal project Aina and Tage – a story about her grand parents, »

Ólafur Steiner Gestsson wins the Ritzau Scanpix prize

Ólafur Steiner Gestsson and his journalistic colleague, Frederik Tillitz, received the Ritzau Scanpix Prize for best photojournalistic BA project at the graduation ceremony today. Søren Pagter reads the motivation for the Ritzau Scanpix prize, while Frederik Tillitz is listening. Photojournalist Ólafur Steiner Gestsson wasn’t present at the graduation ceremony. Photo: »

Marie Hald is Young Nordic Photographer of 2018

The Swedish museum for photography, Fotografiska, has selected Marie Hald as Young Nordic Photographer of the year 2018. A picture from Marie Hald’s 7th term project “Bonnie”, which is a part of her winning collection of images. Photo: Marie Hald. Marie Hald graduated from DMJX in the spring 2013 and »

The winners of Årets Bild in Norway have been selected

Photographer and jury member Linda Bournane Engelberth celebrates the selection of the winner of “Årets Bild” in Norway. Photo: Martin Slottemo Lyngstad. This weekend Søren Pagter has been a part of the jury at the Norwegian POY called “Årets Bild”. After 10 hours work Saturday and 8 hours work Sunday »

David Williams BA project in Information

Last week David Williams had his final exam and graduated as photojournalist. This week part of his and journalist Kristian Krüger’s project about the Canadian oil industry was published in the daily Information. Front page of Information with David Williams and Kristian Krüger’s story. Photo: David Williams. David Williams and »

Half of the nominees for the Danish POY are from DMJX

The nominated photographers for this years’ Danish Picture of the Year were announced tonight. Half of the total of 32 nominated photographers are students from DMJX. 15 of the nominated from DMJX are or have been photojournalist students in 2017 – and one is a student at our TV media »

Søren Pagter in the jury of the Norwegian POY

It’s time for the judging of the annual photo competitions around the world and this January, Søren Pagter will be a part of the jury at “Årets Bild” in Norway. There will be four jury members to judge the still pictures in Norway. The other jury members are all Norwegians »

BFF Förderpreis to Lukas Kreibig

International student Lukas Kreibig has received the “Berufsverband Freie Fotografen und Filmgestalter e.V. Grant”, short BFF-Förderpreis for his project “The Heart of a Seal”, which he made as his final diploma project at Photo II this autumn. Kids run in the snow during a snowstorm in Uummannaq. Photo: Lukas Kreibig »