World Press Photo announced that Marianne Lévy-Leblond, Head of Web Productions and Transmedia Projects at Arte France, will chair the 2015 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest. The contest will open for entries on December 1, 2014. Lévy-Leblond returns to World Press Photo aft er having participated in the multimedia jury last year. From the contest entries, she says that she expects “a good story, a good story, a good story.” She also looks forward to “discovering the work of talented people and to be surprised by the use they make of new media.”
An international jury of leading professionals active in visual journalism and documentary storytelling will join Lévy- Leblond for the judging at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam, from 28 February until March 8, 2015. The full list of judges will be announced later. In the 2014 contest, there were a total of 373 multimedia production entries. Th e winners will be announced on 11 March 2015. For more information, visit visit www.worldpressphoto. org/contest.