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DISCOVER THE PROGRAM OF THE 2021 EDITIONON

AUGUST 31, 2021

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 2020 and 31 May 2021.
A €7,000 prize is awarded in each category.

The reports must be submitted to the following address by 7 June 2021: 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 (written press this year).

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 30 seconds 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 2021: the category is written press. Since there is a different category according to the years, the presented story must have been realized between 1 June 2019 and 31 May 2021.

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 the town of Bayeux – €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