24th Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents

Bayeux ·

02.10.17 → 08.10.17

From October 2 to 8, Bayeux will host the 24th edition of the Bayeux-Calvados War Correspondents’ Prize. A tribute to the work and commitment of great reporters. It is also an opportunity for meetings and exchanges with the public.
A great name in war reporting will preside over the work of the jury. For more than thirty years, Jeremy Bowen has covered most of the world’s conflicts. This year, he will chair the jury’s work.



Exodus from Mosul – Jan Grarup – Exhibition
Philippines War on Drugs: The Nightshift – Exhibition
Multimedia Exhibition from the AFP on Syria – Exhibition
Forgotten Conflits, Tomorrow’s Conflicts – NOOR – Exhibition
Southern Sudan, boiling point – Adriane Ohanesian – Exhibition
Bakhtiyar Haddad, 15 years of war in Iraq – Exhibition
A Syrian family – Screening
Wrong Elements – Screening
Mosul – Screening & Talk
Grands Reporters Evening – Where is Erdogan’s Turkey going?
Evening Ceremony Award
Book Fair
Reporters Memorial – 2016-2017 Stele
South Sudan: the forgotten conflict – Round Table
The work of the journalist in the Middle East – Round Table
A journalist at the front line – Documentary Screening
Children of the jungle – Documentary Screening
Silent War – Documentary Screening
Last Animals – Documentary Screening
Student Actions

Photo Trophy – Awarded by Nikon: Ali Arkady / VIIKissing Death, Iraq
Print Trophy – Awarded by the Department of Calvados: Samuel Forey / Le Figaro – Iraq
Radio Trophy – Awarded by the D-Day Landing Committee: Gwendoline Debono / Europe 1Iraq
Television Trophy – Awarded by Amensty International: Waad Al-Kateab / Channel 4Syria
Grand Format Television Trophy – Awarded by Scam: Olivier Sarbil / Channel 4 NewsIraq
Young Reporter Trophy (Print) – Awarded by Capa Presse TV: May Jeong / The Intercept – Afghanistan
Video Image Trophy (Television and Grand Format Television – Sponsored by BEW TV / ARTE / France24: Olivier Sarbil / Channel 4 NewsIraq
Regional Prize for Students and Trainees of Normandy (Television): Waad Al-Kateab / Channel 4Syria
Ouest-France Award – Jean Marin (Print) : Fritz Schaap / Der Spiegel – Despair and Debauchery in Assad’s Capital, Syria
Public’s Choice Award (Photo) – Sponsored by the French Development Agency (AFD): Antoine Agoudjian pour Le Figaro Magazine – Iraq


Photo credits

© Antoine Agoudjian for Le Figaro Magazine
© Lorenzo Meloni / Magnum Photos
© Ameer Alhalbi / AFP
© Jan Grarup / Laif

Photo en Une : © Ali Arkady / VII Photo Agency


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