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WANTED: Photographers for Pitch DDK- Paris

For DDK- Paris we are looking for six photographers who are looking for a financial contribution to
kick start a photo project. In three minutes the photographers can convince the audience why they need backing for their photo project, photo book or exhibition. These pitches will be held on Friday 16 November 2012 at Institut Néerlandais in Paris from 4:30 until 7:30 pm. After the pitches, the audience will decide
who is the winner. This photographer will receive funding of €1,000,- for his or her photo project.

DDK- Paris will be held during Paris Photo. This is the worlds largest photo event. From November 15-18, 2012 the photography fair Paris Photo will be held in the Grand Palais in Paris. DDK is a popular bi-monthly live show about photography held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. During DDK- Paris the spoken language will be English.

Aspiring photographers can send an email and motivation letter (explaining why you need the funding), a project description (max. 1 A4) and a recent CV and portfolio (max. 10 images) in a single PDF no larger than 5MB to: pitchjefotoproject@ fotografenfederatie.nl. The deadline for entry is October 31, 2012.The selected photographers will be invited to present their project on Friday November 16, 2012. All the six selected photographers get €100,- to help with travel expenses.

DDK- Paris Edition is a collaboration between Picturae, the FotografenFederatie (the Dutch Photographers Federation)  and website PhotoQ. In addition to €1,000,- for his or her photo project Picturae also offers the winning photographer 100 high quality scans of their negatives.

DDK- Paris Edition

Friday November 16, 2012 | 4:30-7:30 pm (continuous program)

Institut Néerlandais, 121 Rue de Lille 75007 Paris, France