20th edition

From the 7th to the 13th october 2013


2013 Jury Chair

American photographer James Nachtwey is considered one of the greatest war photographers of our time. He is one of the most recognized and rewarded in the profession.


Retrospective of 20 Years of War ReportingExhibition curator : Karen Lajon (reporter Le Journal du Dimanche) Scenography : Laurent Hochberg

Carte blanche - James NachtweyJames Nachtwey, twice winner of the Bayeux-Calvados Award for war correspondents in 1996 and 1999, presents around 30 images from his reports from around the world during the past 30 years. Photos that have become legendary and others never published nor exhibited.

The Sacrifice, by James Nachtwey9.5 meter-long print wall comprising of 60 black and white images. The photos were taken in an American military hospital in Iraq.

A Look at the Young Generation of PhotographersCurator: Nicolas Jimenez (Photo Director for Le Monde)

Ten Years at the FrontlineFrontline Club

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2013 Results

Written Press

Jean-Philippe REMY – LE MONDE ”On the Damascus front” – SYRIA


Fabio BUCCIARELLI – AFP ”Battle to the death” – SYRIA


Sophie NIVELLE-CARDINALE – TF1 ”At the heart of the battle of Aleppo” – SYRIA


Marine OLIVESI – CBC ”Moussa et Alomari, home delivery people on a front line” – SYRIA

Grand Format television

Ben ANDERSON – BBC “Mission accomplished? Secrets of Helmand” – AFGHANISTAN

Young Reporter Prize

Florentin CASSONNET – XXI “Thirteen Englishmen on the road to Damascus” – SYRIA

Web journalism

Jean-Philippe REMY and Laurent VAN DER STOCKT – LE MONDE.FR “Syria: at the heart of the war”

Secondary School Students’ Prize

Sophie NIVELLE-CARDINALE – TF1 ”At the heart of the battle of Aleppo” – SYRIA ”

Ouest-France-Jean Marin Prize

Wolfgang BAUER – DIE ZEIT “Death is coming from the sky” – SYRIA

General Public Prize

Javier MANZANO – AFP “Siege of Aleppo” – SYRIA