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Jury 2017

 

Ian Landsberg

 

Ian Landsberg

Independent Media's Photo Editor of two of South Africa's oldest newspapers, Cape Argus and Cape Times, since 2007. Managing and mentoring a team of 20 award-winning photographers. A veteran of news, event and sports photography. He is frequently lecturing photojournalism at various tertiary institutions and regularly adjudicates competitions at a number photographic clubs and societies.

 

 

 

Sergei Kivrin

 

Sergei Kivrin

Photojournalist. Worked for the Sovetsky Soyuz (Soviet Union) magazine and the newspapers Los Angeles Times, New York Times and Sport Express. Winner of numerous international contests such as World Press Photo, Adidas-AIPS-Canon, Nikon and FIVB. Taught at the journalism department at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Recognized in 2016 by the Russian Ministry of Sport as the best sports journalist.

 

 

 

Arianna Rinaldo

 

Arianna Rinaldo  

The artistic director of Cortona On The Move, the international photo festival in Italy. For 10 years was the director of OjodePez magazine, the only documentary photography published in Spain. Arianna’s relationship with photography started in 1998 in New York, as Archive Director at Magnum Photos. She is a regular participant in portfolio reviews and jury panels worldwide, as speaker and teacher.

 

 

 

Andreas Tramp

 

Andreas Trampe

Director of photography Stern magazine. From 1991 to 1996 was head of the picture desk of Germany's biggest Sunday Newspaper Bild am Sonntag. In 1996 started working at STERN Magazine. He was first assigned deputy of the picture desk and in 2000 became Director of Photography. Trampe is member of several International photo juries and has been working with young photo talents for many years.

 

 

 

Varvara Gladkaya

 

Varvara Gladkaya   

Photo editor and photography teacher at the School of Visual Arts, the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia, and the Liberal Arts Faculty of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Varvara has worked as a photographer’s assistant, producer and photo shoot coordinator, and as a photo editor at several media outlets (Formula Karyery, Newsweek, Forbes, RBC). She has been head of the Photo Service at Forbes Russia and director of the Integrated Photo Service at RBC.

 

 

 

Chen Qiwei

 

Chen Qiwei    

Chen Qiwei is the president of Xinmin Evening News, one of the oldest Chinese newspapers. He is also in charge of a series of newspapers and digital media of Shanghai United Media Group. Since 1985, he worked at Wenhui Daily. He was in charge of layout editing and photography department. Chen Qiwei has organized a cluster of international photography competitions and exhibitions in China and abroad./p>

 

 

 

Vladimir Pesnya

 

Vladimir Pesnya   

Rossiya Segodnya special photo correspondent; winner of the 2016 World Press Photo Contest in the Sports Stories category; winner and jury member of various international and Russian photo contests. Before his career in photography, Vladimir was a sports journalist and editor at leading Russian media outlets. He has taken part in many photo exhibitions, including eight personal exhibits.