Xposure International Photography & Film Awards 2021

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Xposure International Photography & Film Awards 2021

The Xposure International Film and Photography Awards is inviting photographers and filmmakers of all ages, nationalities, and backgrounds to participate in the photography competition. For the junior category, only the UAE residents who are under 18 years of age are allowed to participate. To participate, you are required to register yourself online and submit your photograph or short film during the dates July 1, 2021, to November 1, 2021.

The winning recipients will get monetary rewards and exciting offers like a chance to visit the event, get their work published, etc. The overall winner of the contest will get a cash prize of $3000 USD, digital imaging equipment, flight, and accommodation to visit the event at Sharjah, UAE, and many more. This is an amazing chance for amateurs and professionals to showcase their talent to the world. Also, this is a world-level competition that will provide you with great exposure and better career opportunities.

Xposure is a non-profit educational and photography and film platform that combines a range of events including photography exhibitions, workshops, seminars, presentations, and many more. The trade show hosts leading photography brands that present the latest cameras, accessories, and equipment to the public.  

Brief Description

Refer to the table below for further details:

Educational LevelN/A
Access modeOnline
Number of AwardsMultiple
NationalityDomestic and international
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2021
Application feesN/A
RequirementsA video or a photograph

Who is Eligible?

All the people from across the globe of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences are eligible to participate in the Xposure International Awards. The categories are as follows:

  • Architectural Photography
  • Drone Photography
  • Landscape Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Portraiture
  • Short Film & Moving Image
  • Travel Photography
  • Wildlife Photography
  • For the Junior Category (under 18 years), only the residents of UAE are eligible to participate.

How to Apply?

For applying to the 2021 International Photography and Film Awards, you are requested to follow the stated guidelines:

  • Complete the registration process
  • For the photography category, the photographs should be suitable for public display, printing, and publication.
  • The submission should be in 300 dpi and preferably in a ratio of 3:2
  • For the filmmaking category, the video should be in MP4 format and a maximum file size of 1 GB.
  • A maximum of 10 films or photographs is allowed for submission per person.


The winning candidates under each category will be awarded as follows:

  • Overall Winner: $3000, Flights and Accommodations to the Awards ceremony to Sharjah, UAE, publication in xposure book, digital equipment, etc.
  • Category Winners: $1500, Flight and accommodation, publication is xposure book, etc.
  • Category Runner-up: $750, Flight and accommodation, etc.
  • Nominees: Online exhibition, etc.
  • Junior Category under 18 Winner: Photo equipment, publication in the xposure year, etc.
  • Runner Up in Junior Category: Invitation to awards ceremony, etc. 

Application Deadline

The entries for the competition will be accepted from July 1, 2021, to November 1, 2021.

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