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Deadline: Jul 21, 2019
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $15

Meitar Award 2019

Meitar Award 2019

The Meitar Award for Excellence in photography, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the fourth time this year for a body of work that demonstrates excellence in the field of photography.
An independent jury will select 20 finalists who will be showcased in a group exhibition at the International Photography Festival in November 2019 in Tel-Aviv. All works will be judged anonymously based on their originality and quality.
The jury will choose the body of work that in their opinion has the potential to form a part of an upcoming solo exhibition.
The award winner will be announced in November during the festival and will receive a $14,000 grant, composed of a personal grant of $2,500 and production of a solo exhibition that will be part of the 2020 International Photography Festival.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: ● The winner of the competition will be granted a $14,000 prize, to be divided as follows:
● A $2,500 personal award, to be granted to the winner (hereinafter "The Personal Prize")
within 60 days of announcement.
● A sum of $11,500 will be dedicated to curating, setting up and producing a solo exhibition that will be part of the 7t​h​ International Photography Festival. The above sum will be transferred to the winner through PHOTO IS: RAEL in a schedule to be determined in coordination between the winner and PHOTO IS: RAEL and the Meitar Foundation during preparations for the 2019 International Photography Festival
● The Meitar Foundation and PHOTO IS: REAL (PBC) may request the artist to substitute or add images to the body of work. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Intellectual property rights
Artists applying for Meitar Award will maintain ownership rights of all the intellectual property (including ethical rights) related to the images comprising the working body, subject to the present bylaws. However, by participating in the contest, the artists give the Meitar Foundation, the International Photography Festival, and PHOTO:IS RAEL (PBC), and through them to any third parties involved in marketing (hereunder "The Authorized Users") their irrevocable, non-exclusive, international, royalty-free permission, within legal bounds, to change, edit, copy, duplicate and adjust the images to the format required for internet product pages and for marketing materials only, to advertise and use the photos and their content and components, including any name, place or portrait they may contain, in every type of media, including, but not limited to, digital and electronic media, computers and audio-visual media (present or future), in any language, worldwide, and in any way, without need to check, notify or receive approval, without any return or compensation. All the above for the sole purpose of promoting and/or advertising the Meitar Foundation Photography Contest, or the 8t​ h​ Photography Festivals. Other than the purposes listed above, and other uses intended to promote the festival, the award and the activities of PHOTO IS:RAEL, no commercial use will be made of the photographs, and all commercial rights will remain in the possession of the artist.
Privacy Waiver
The artists positively agree that personal details to be provided as part of the registration process, including name, mailing address and email, will be kept, processed and stored by and may be used in other ways for the purposes of the competition and as part of the competition.
It is hereby stated that the organizers may also use this data to verify the identity and personal details of the participating artists. For the record, artists’ payment details are not considered part of their personal data. The payment details will not be kept and will not be used in any other way by the organizers.
Failure to provide full personal details during the application process may lead to the disqualification of the artist. The winning artist agrees that the Meitar Foundation, the International Photography Festival and PHOTO IS: RAEL may use his/her name and/or portrait and the winning body of work without further compensation for the purpose of presenting him/her as the winner of the competition in advertising and marketing materials of the aforesaid bodies, for a reasonable period after the end of the competition and until and after the 8t​ h​ Photography Festival.
The artist undertakes to bear in full and exclusively any claim of infringement by a third party as a result of the publication of the images that will be submitted. USAGE RIGHTS: Intellectual property rights
Artists applying for Meitar Award will maintain ownership rights of all the intellectual property (including ethical rights) related to the images comprising the working body, subject to the present bylaws. However, by participating in the contest, the artists give the Meitar Foundation, the International Photography Festival, and PHOTO:IS RAEL (PBC), and through them to any third parties involved in marketing (hereunder "The Authorized Users") their irrevocable, non-exclusive, international, royalty-free permission, within legal bounds, to change, edit, copy, duplicate and adjust the images to the format required for internet product pages and for marketing materials only, to advertise and use the photos and their content and components, including any name, place or portrait they may contain, in every type of media, including, but not limited to, digital and electronic media, computers and audio-visual media (present or future), in any language, worldwide, and in any way, without need to check, notify or receive approval, without any return or compensation. All the above for the sole purpose of promoting and/or advertising the Meitar Foundation Photography Contest, or the 8t​ h​ Photography Festivals. Other than the purposes listed above, and other uses intended to promote the festival, the award and the activities of PHOTO IS:RAEL, no commercial use will be made of the photographs, and all commercial rights will remain in the possession of the artist.
Privacy Waiver
The artists positively agree that personal details to be provided as part of the registration process, including name, mailing address and email, will be kept, processed and stored by and may be used in other ways for the purposes of the competition and as part of the competition.
It is hereby stated that the organizers may also use this data to verify the identity and personal details of the participating artists. For the record, artists’ payment details are not considered part of their personal data. The payment details will not be kept and will not be used in any other way by the organizers.
Failure to provide full personal details during the application process may lead to the disqualification of the artist. The winning artist agrees that the Meitar Foundation, the International Photography Festival and PHOTO IS: RAEL may use his/her name and/or portrait and the winning body of work without further compensation for the purpose of presenting him/her as the winner of the competition in advertising and marketing materials of the aforesaid bodies, for a reasonable period after the end of the competition and until and after the 8t​ h​ Photography Festival.
The artist undertakes to bear in full and exclusively any claim of infringement by a third party as a result of the publication of the images that will be submitted.

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