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DISCOVER THE PROGRAM OF THE 2022 EDITIONON

AUGUST 31, 2022

Call for applications


The Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents rewards reports about a conflict situation or its impact on civilians, or news stories involving the defense of freedom and democracy. The report must have been made between 1 June 2021 and 31 May 2022.
A €7,000 prize is awarded in each category.

The reports must be submitted to the following address by June 7th 2022: info@prixbayeux.org with a link to download the entry.

The categories of media represented are: radio – photography – television (short and long formats) – written press and the young reporter prize (photo this year).

— Regulations —
Reports published or broadcast only on digital media can apply in the same way as others (regardless of whether the report has been published in photo category).

TELEVISION CATEGORY

The length of the report must be between 1 minute 30 seconds and 6 minutes.
The report submitted must be identical to the broadcast piece.

RADIO CATEGORY

The length of the report must be between 1 minute and 6 minutes.
The report submitted must be identical to the broadcast piece.

PHOTO CATEGORY

The application comprises a report made up of 8 to 15 photos.

THE YOUNG REPORTER'S AWARD

In 2022: the category is photo. Since there is a different category according to the years, the presented story must have been realized between 1 June 2020 and 31 May 2022.

GRAND FORMAT TELEVISION CATEGORY

The length of the report must be between 6 and 30 minutes.
The report submitted must be identical to the broadcast piece.

WRITTEN PRESS CATEGORY

The application must be made up of an article or a series of one to five articles on the same subject.

DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE REGULATION (PDF)

– Ten prizes are awarded –

Seven prizes awarded by the international jury

  •  Written Press Prize
    sponsored by the Calvados Department – €7000
  • Television Prize
    sponsored by Amnesty International – €7000
  •  Radio Prize
    sponsored by the D-Day Landing Committee – €7000
  • Photo Prize 
    sponsored by Nikon – €7000
  • Grand format Television Prize
    sponsored by International Crisis Group – €7000
  • Young reporter Prize
    sponsored by Crédit Agricole Normandie – €3000
  • Video image Prize
    sponsored by Arte, France 24 and France Télévisions – €3000

Three special prizes

  • The Ouest-France – Jean Marin Prize (written press)
    – €4000
  • The Public Prize (photo)
    sponsored by the Agence Française de Développement
    – €3000
  •  The Normandy Region secondary School Students’ Prize (television)
    – €3000

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