Søren Pagter in the jury for the Status:19 exhibition

Sunday the 17th of March, the jury of the Status:19 exhibition met in Copenhagen to select the 100 pictures, which will be shown at the exhibition. 2354 pictures were submitted in the five categories: commercial, art, portraiture, communication and journalism. The jury consisted of:Thomas Preis, Creative director and founder, THE »

George Azar at DMJX

The past four days, George Azar from the American Univeristy of Beirut has been visiting and lecturing at DMJX. George Azar is an award-winning photojournalist and documentary filmmaker, who has covered the Middle East since 1981. His photographs have appeared on the front pages of the New York Times and »

Søren Pagter at the Chobi Mela Festival

The tenth Chobi Mela Festival opened Thursday the 28th of February in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Søren Pagter and DMJX participated in the festival, which has exhibitions, talks, workshops and many other things. Chobi Mela runs till the 9th of March. »

DMJX students win three first prizes at the Danish POY

The winners at the Danish POY were announced today at the award ceremony at the Royal Library in Copenhagen. DMJX students won three first prizes. Julie Kristensen and Andreas Merrald won first prize in the category Long TV/Web story for their story „Distant Love“, which they made during our third »

Open school in Copenhagen and Aarhus

This week DMJX opened the school for visitors and future students. The Open School event was held on Tuesday in Copenhagen and on Thursday in Aarhus During the Open School the visitors could learn about the various DMJX educations and the application processes. Just like it was possible to meet »

Scholarships for two Photo I students

We’re extremely happy and proud to announce that the VII Foundation will continue to sponsor two grants for students, who wants to study at Photo I in the fall 2019. The one grant will be named The Alexandra Boulat Grant in remembrance of the late, prize winning French photographer, who »

Capucine Chandon exhibits her Biophilia project

Capucine Chandon‘s project “Biophilia” will be exhibited for the first time at IHECS’ 60th anniversary. Capucine Chandon studied at DMJX as an exchange student from our partner school IHECS, first in the spring 2017 and then in the spring 2018, where she made the story “Biophilia” as her final Diploma Project. »

Fotobus Society at DMJX

Last week we had the honor of hosting the Fotobus with Christoph Bangert and 60 German photographers and students. Mads Greve talked to them about the school and our international classes and the afternoon was spent on student screenings, where 10 of the German guests and 10 of the Danish »

Pieter ten Hoopen nominated for World Press Photo

Pieter ten Hoopen, who teaches regularly at DMJX, has been nominated twice at this year’s World Press Photo. Pieter is nominated in the categories World Press Photo Story of the Year and Spot News Stories for his series about the thousands of Central American refugees, who in October 2018 joined »

Tobias Kobborg shortlisted for Copenhagen Photo Festival

Copenhagen Photo Festival has shortlisted 13 photographers for this year’s festival. Among these are fourth term student Tobias Kobborg. Tobias Kobborg is shortlisted with his project “No One Copuld Catch Me” about the young Kenyan runner Cornelius Kemboi. Tobias made the project during his Photo Documentray workshop during third term »

Kenneth Lysbjerg’s 7th term project in Jyllands-Posten

Kenneth Lysbjerg Koustrup’s 7th term project about the area Værneengene on the Danish west coast is published in yesterday’s Jyllands-Posten. Kenneth did the project in the autumn 2018 together with the three journalist students Anne Cecilie Emmery, Rikke Sandberg Olsen and Mie Vognstoft Vad. Kenneth is currently studying at our »

Two DMJX teachers in international jurys

This weekend, Mads Greve was chairman of the jury at the Islandic Photo of the Year. The Icelandic jury includes seven members who are judging seven categories and also selecting the photo of the year. The members of the jury met in Reykjavik and consisted beside Mads Greve of Icelandic »

Rasmus Flindt gave the welcoming lecture today

Rasmus Flindt Pedersen gave the welcoming lecture for around 50 photojournalist students at DMJX today. Rasmus, who graduated from DMJX in 2011, shared three of his major projects: the refugee challenges in Europe, stories from Mosul in Iraq and finally his latest work from Yemen. During the lecture, Rasmus shared »

Marco Carmignan has received National Geographic grant

Marco Carmignan has received a grant from National Geographic Committee for research and Exploration. Together with his two colleagues, Davor Marinkovic and Lorenzo Scalchi, Marco applied for a grant to work on a story about the Serbian refugees after the war in the former Yugoslavia. Around 200,000 Serbians were in »

Vejle Amts Folkeblad visiting DMJX

Ten journalists and photographers from the local newspaper Vejle Amts Folkeblad visited DMJX yesterday to get new inspiration for their daily work. Teachers Gitte Luk and Søren Pagter showed the group of visitors a series of students’ work, where the students had developed creative ways of story telling and used »

Wilma Leskowitsch exhibits her final diploma project

Wilma Leskowitsch exhibtis her final diploma project “Crystals in The Dew” from Saturday the 2nd of February at BelleVue – Ort für Fotografie in Basel, Switzerland. The exhibition is the first in a series of exhibitions at BelleVue, where the gallery focusses on young voices in photography. Wilma made her »

Hashem Shakeri in National Geographic

Hashem Shakeri‘s recent project “An Elegy for the Death of Hamun” is published in National Geographic. Hashem made the project as his final Photo Story during Photo I at DMJX in the spring 2018. Since then the project has been published many places outside Iran and Hashem has also received »

Ida Marie Odgaard and Ivan Boll won the Ritzau Scanpix Prize

Ida Marie Odgaard and Ivan Boll received the Ritzau Scanpix Prize for best photojournalistic BA project at today’s graduation ceremony. Ida and Ivan’s winning BA-project tells 40 small stories about Denmark and the Danes. The 40 stories are based on the national test, which decides whether a person can become »

Six photojournalist students nominated for the Danish POY

The list of nominated photographers for the Danish POY was released tonight. Out of the 28 photographers six DMJX students were nominated. The six photojournalist students are: Andreas Merrald, currently 3rd term Julie Meldhede Kristensen, currently 3rd term Marie Bentzon, currently interning at Børsen Mikkel Hørlyck, currently 3rd term Sofie »