International World Photography Awards is photography and film festival with live screenings and exhibition of its kind in the Slovak Republic. In the first year of the festival, hundreds of visitors have visited the museum, admiring the winning selection of photographs selected by the jury.

The project was also supported and publicized by local television stations and the festival has gained increasing attention.

If you are a filmmaker, photographer and are aiming to get a reward for your skills and hard work, this is the best place to watch out for in order to get a chance of winning an international photography award.

Since photography also combines film and music video, we decided to prepare a screening of some selected films for visitors. If you’re serious about improving your skills and building your photo brand and reputation as a photographer, joining our contest is the best thing to do to collect experiences and learning!

Photos and films selected in season 2 will be presented in the Slovak East Museum gallery in May 1 to May 15, 2022.

MAIN CATEGORIES
Best Photography
Best Noir Photography
Best Art Photography
Best Student Photography
Best Young Photographer (under 21)

SPECIAL 4 CATEGORIES FOR FILMMAKERS:
Best Micro Short Film (under 5 minutes)
Best Super Short Film (under 15 minutes)
Best Short Film (under 30 minutes)
Best Music Video

FILM CATEGORIES
Best Film Poster
Best Film Picture (Still)

CONTINENTAL CATEGORIES
Best European Photography
Best American Photography
Best African Photography
Best Asian Photography
Best Australian Photography

AMATEUR CATEGORIES
Best Amateur Photography

SUB-CATEGORIES
People
Architecture
Portrait
Nature
Fashion Photography
Sport Photo
Mobile Phone Smartphone Photography
Drone Photography
Abstract Photography
Time-laps
Astrological Photography (Space)
Revolution/Protest
Covid/Quarantine
Street
Golden Hour

1. Photography/Film/Music Video that are submitted must be the entrant’s original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third Parties. 
2. If your project wins, you agree that your project will be exhibited on our website and live at the East Slovak Museum, Slovakia.
3. No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.
4. The organizers reserve the right not to award any or all of the prizes.
5. International World Photography Awards organizers reserve rights change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent or information to contestants.
6. The excerpts from films send for International World Photography Awards can be shown on the Slovakian / Int. T.V. / Local Network / Internet etc. For Promotional / Publicity.

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  • Our "Death Offers Life - last moments of Vincent Van Gogh" got official selection which is a great encouragement for us.

    June 2021
  • Recommended festival. Professional, high standards, quality communication. Was an honour to be selected, and even more so to be judged a win.

    May 2021
  • The IWPA has been very professional in their management of the festival concluding their results in a timely manner. Thanks to them again and I would not hesitate to submit to their festival in the future.

    May 2021
  • Great festival! Thank you for awarding my Mobile Phone photo "Sunrise" <3

    May 2021
  • Kelly LaCombe

    Thanks for including me in your festival!

    May 2021