As you have read in previous post, I was selected to compete in the FETA 2014 competition.
This is a competetion hosted for students by the Federation of European Photographers.
Last weekend they announced the winners of the QEP , MQEP and also the FETA.
The ‘Federation of European Photographers’ were hosting a second edition of the
‘FEP Emerging Talent Award’. But what does it mean exactly?
FETA is a leading European award for photographic students and their works will be judged against photographers from across Europe. The aim is to encourage and recognize the high standard of photographic image making taking place in Europe by graduating students.
Basically it is a photography contest for students from Europe. Each applicant must submit a portfolio of 12 images and will need the support and approval of their institute course leader. To be included in the shortlist, the student should be under 30 years of age and their portfolio should ‘hang together’ as a unified collection. It is also recommended that the images tell a story. Each institute can only select 4 portfolios to participate.
Syntra West selected 4 portfolios and mine was one of them.
If you want to see the other student who got selected, you can read my other blogpost.
Last weekend the judging for the QEP and MQEP took place in rome. The judging of the FETA portfolios was on sunday. You could imagine I was waiting the whole day for news.
At 2200hrs I recieved a message from my course leader Jürgen de Witte (who also won a QEP label for his portrait series) congratulating me with my MERIT AWARD.
Thats right ! My documentary serie about IREBERO won a MERIT AWARD.
A merit award is an award that the judges give to outstanding submissions.
These are the results of the FETA 2014 competition.
This year, the winner of the FETA (FEP Emerging Talent Award) 2014 was MAREK ŠTIM, student at the Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Usti, Czech Republic.
6 further students received by the jury a Merit award for other outstanding submissions (in alphabetical order):
Andreas Brandt, Handwerkskammer, Dortmund, Germany,
Andrea Cimino, Istituto Europeo del Design, Rome, Italy
Kathrin Heuman, Handwerkskammer, Dortmund,Germany
Federico Scarchilli, Istituto Europeo del Design, Rome, Italy
Glenn Vanderbeke, Syntra West, Brugge, Belgium
Sandra Vijandi, Edinburgh College, United Kingdom
Congratulations to everyone who competed !
Like I have mentioned above, my course leader Jürgen de Witte won a QEP label with his portrait series ‘belles en brun’. (Qualified European Photographer).
You can check out his work on his website.
Jürgen de Witte recieved a QEP label for his portrait serie ‘Belles en Brun’
Are you a photography student and do you want to compete in the FETA competition as well?
Be sure to keep an eye on the FETA page for the 2015 edition.
Thanks for reading and good luck if you are competing in competitions!