The call for submissions for the twelfth edition of the World Report Award | Documenting Humanity closed as of May 4th, 2022 and today we are happy to share with you the finalists for each category of our contest!
These candidates represent the shortlist from almost 850 submissions, 741 photographers from 60 different countries and 5 continents.
11.899 pictures, submitted to the Master, Spotlight, Short Story and Student categories, were selected by the international jury, composed of Chloe Coleman, Gloria Crespo MacLennan, Alberto Prina and Aldo Mendichi.
The images submitted to the Single Shot Award were selected by Alberto Prina.
WORLD REPORT AWARD | DOCUMENTING HUMANITY 2022
MASTER AWARD SHORTLIST
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Welcome to Hell
Valeries and Henry: Unhoused but Unbroken
The Country that Drowned
Protectors of Congo’s Peatlands
The Don Steppe
A Sublime Struggle
TikTok In Kham
WORLD.REPORT AWARD 2022
The members of the jury reflect our dedication to the highest selection process and our desire to give photographers visibility among some of the best professionals in the field of photography.
Chloe Coleman is an award winning photo editor at The Washington Post.
She assigns photographers for the international desk, specifically in the Americas, Europe and Israel. She is a contributing editor for the Washington Post’s Sunday magazine, where she has featured contemporary work from both staff and independent photographers.
Chloe attended the Columbus College of Art and Design and is a graduate of the photojournalism program at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Chloe also serves as a faculty member at The Kalish Visual Editing Workshop.
Gloria Crespo MacLennan El País photo editor.
B. A. in Fine Arts. Gloria Crespo MacLennan has developed her professional career basically in the leading Spanish newspaper El País, where she has worked both as a picture editor and a cultural journalist. Since 2016, she writes a weekly article dedicated to photography for the cultural supplement Babelia.
Founder of the online magazine CTXT/Revista Contexto. Producer, director, and scriptwriter of a documentary, 26 Rue du Départ- Erase una vez en París, based on the Spanish cubist painter Maria Blanchard, supported by the Spanish Government of Cantabria and based on her own research on the biography of the artist.
Alberto Prina coordinator of the Festival of Ethical Photography.
His founded the photo association Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine and has coordinated its annual Festival of Ethical Photography since he created it.
Alberto is a curator of exhibits, a jury member at international contests and he is the creator of the Travelling Festival.
He works as a reportage photographer for non-profit organisations developing projects in the field of photographic communication, multimedia and collaborative photography. He also organizes courses and workshops.
Aldo Mendichi president of the Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine.
His passion for photography started in 2004. Since the very beginning, his interest has focused on social reportage photography.
After having attended several photography courses in 2007 Aldo Mendichi started a documentary project about the Northern Ireland question, “The Troubles”.
Since 2010, he has been one of the coordinators of the Festival of Ethical Photography.
He is also a member of the editorial staff of Ludesan Life, an online reportage magazine which tells stories related to the province of Lodi.
The 2022 World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity is presented by: