WMA Masters: International Photography Award in Hong Kong, 2017
WMA MastersÂ welcomes entries from all over the world. Images must relate to the theme MobilityÂ and be made in or relate to Hong Kong. WMA also highlights international and Hong Kong photographic and artistic talent with a social purpose. The deadline for submission is 30Â September 2016.
The WMA Masters is a non-profit photography award aiming to nurture the growth of photography as an art form in Hong Kong, as well as stimulate dialogue and foster community awareness on socially relevant issues of critical importance to Hong Kong.
Entries are open to both residents of Hong Kong and other countries.Â Photographs submitted must adhere to the following criteria –
1. the photographs must be taken in or be related to Hong Kong and
2. the photographs must be related to the subject of the WMA Masters 2016/17, which isÂ MOBILITY. All genres of photography and techniques used to produce images are welcome for submission.
What are the prizes?Â
The WMA Masters recipient winner will receive a cash award of HK$250,000. Each of the six additional finalists will receive an HK$15,000 cash award. Special Mentions may be given in exceptional cases, and those nominated may be featured in the exhibition catalogue, subject to the judgesâ€™ and organiserâ€™s final decision.
How much does it cost to enter?Â
Entry is entirely FREE. There is no fee to enter or to participate.
How do I submit my photos?Â
All photographs should be submitted through our dedicated website. SubmissionsÂ by email or in analog form cannot be accepted. Any hard copy materials sent to us will not be returned nor considered. Any analog materials, e,g. prints, film, should be scanned into digital files and uploaded via our website.
When is the deadline for entry?Â
The submission runs from 30 June to 30 September 2016.