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Images of Repression and Freedom 2014 Photo Contest
Freedom House will begin accepting submissions for its third annual competition, Images of Repression and Freedom 2014 Photo Contest. We invite professional and amateur photographers and artists to submit photos and other forms of art (i.e. cartoons, prints, paintings, graphic art) that reflect the themes of freedom, political participation, democracy, human rights, and repression.
Semifinalists chosen by Freedom House will be displayed and auctioned as a fundraiser on April 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. The top three winners will be featured on the Freedom House website, Facebook and Twitter, in our newsletter, and will receive a cash prize.
Works from any country or region of the world will be considered, but preference will be given to works from countries where freedom is under threat.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world.
Today, as more than two billion people live under oppressive rule, Freedom House speaks out against the main threats to democracy and empowers citizens to exercise their fundamental rights. We analyze the challenges to freedom; advocate for greater political and civil liberties; and support frontline activists to defend human rights and promote democratic change. Founded in 1941, Freedom House was the first American organization to champion the advancement of freedom globally.
Freedom House is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization. Freedom House is a proud CFC participant; our Charity Number is 11533
Contest Prize & TERMS
$200 for Second Place
$100 for Third Place ELIGIBILITY: Open to All
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COPYRIGHT: By submitting your Photograph you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant Freedom House all the rights granted herein and that the Photograph is your original work and is not owned by any other person or entity. You represent and warrant that the Photograph, the creation of the Photograph and the use of the Photograph do not violate any law or regulation and do not infringe the rights of any person or entity, including copyright or trademark rights or rights of privacy or publicity. USAGE RIGHTS: All submitters agree that any image they submit to Freedom House may be used by Freedom House for marketing and promotional purposes, including for publication in Freedom House printed materials, advertisements, electronic media, Internet, and on freedomhouse.org. The submitter understands and agrees that the determination as to whether to attribute the submitted photograph to the submitter is within Freedom House's discretion
. When participants enter the contest, they must sign a personal release:
With respect to the photograph submitted for the 3rd Annual Freedom House Photography and Art Contest (the “Photograph”), I hereby grant to Freedom House, its affiliates and licensees, the following irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide, license to:
(1) use, copy, transmit, distribute, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, adapt, combine with other ideas or works, publish, translate, publically perform, and publicly display your Photograph in any manner and for any purpose (or any modification thereto), in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and
(2) use (and permit others to use) your Photograph in any manner and for any purpose (including, without limitation, commercial or charitable purposes) that Freedom House, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate.
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