The Cash Prize will be awarded for the top 3 photos from each of the three categories:
– First Prize will go to the winning picture: €5,000
– Second Prize will go to the runner-up: €3,000
– Third Prize will go to the third placed picture: €1,000
The Exhibition Prize will be awarded to the top 5 photos from each category.
The selected pictures and collections will be exhibited at a prestigious location in Valletta, Malta, during a public exhibition which will be held in February/March 2020.
The publication prize will be awarded to the top 10 photos from each category.
The selected pictures will be featured in ‘MIPA Edition 2’, an original high quality publication by the Malta International Photo Award that will be launched in Spring 2020.
Copyright, Reproduction and Rights granted
5.1. MIPA recognizes you retain full ownership of the copyright in each photograph that you have submitted.
5.2. Not every photograph submitted to the competition will be publicly visible on MIPA. There are too many submissions for each one to be shown on the site. The pictures on the website are pre-selected by the MIPA team.
5.3. All entrants agree that all photograph(s) submitted to the competition may be reproduced (with photographer copyright credit) and used to conduct and promote MIPA the respective MIPA competitions. You hereby grant MIPA with a right to use submitted photographs in the framework of such promotional activities.
5.4. Any photograph used by MIPA shall carry a credit line. Any failure to provide such credit line shall not be deemed to be a breach, as long as MIPA uses its reasonable endeavours to rectify such failure within a reasonable period from the date of notice of such failure.
5.5. In the event that you are awarded at the ”Malta International Photo Award” you hereby authorize MIPA and/or third parties appointed by MIPA, unlimited as to time, territory and content, irrevocably and also royalty- free,
to use my photos for press, marketing and communication purposes in connection with the competition for the ”Malta International Photo Award” and the exhibitions planned afterwards and also on the internet, including social media,
to use, display or project my photos in the context of the ”Malta International Photo Award” (e.g. in galleries, at photo festivals, etc.), for inclusion in the MIPA Publication that will be sold on the MIPA online shop at shop.maltaphotoaward.com, for exhibitions planned after the end of submission period, and also on the internet including social media,
to display or project my photos, or to have them displayed, within the scope of exhibitions, specifying the competition provided that, in each case, credit is given by stating either my first and last name, or, if upon my explicit request, my pseudonym (artist’s name).
5.6. In the event that you are awarded at the ”Malta International Photo Award”, you agree that the produced images (e.g. prints, posters, edited photos) will pass into the ownership of ”Malta International Photo Award” and thereby become part of the historical archive dedicated to the culture of photography. ”Malta International Photo Award” is not allowed to sell these photos.
5.7. All photographs that are not awarded will be deleted and will not be used for any further activities of MIPA.