Open Call 2016

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Open Call 2016


The call for entry for our next edition, which will be held from September 16th to 01 October is now open.

ManifestO, the annual contemporary photography festival was founded by a group of photographers 14 years ago in 2002. It is now considered as a major photographic event in France with 16,000 visitors in 2 weeks for the 2015 edition.

Exhibitions will be hosted in shipping containers, each of them exhibiting one selected project/photographer.

Each author or collective project will receive 750 euros to compensate for costs.


> There is no defined theme
> The festival is open to all photographers whatever their age, nationality or status (professional or amateur)
> Collective projects are accepted
> Submissions are free of charge
> Applications will be reviewed by a jury of highly qualified professionals

Deadline for submissions
FEBRUARY 12th, 2016


Only one application will be accepted per person.
Application should be sent to the following address:

ON/OFF ManifestO
BP 92440
31085 Toulouse Cedex 2

Applications must include:

1. A paper file consisting of a printed portfolio, a text presenting your work, a short biography & the application form duly completed and signed in 2 duplicates


application form 2016

2. A digital copy of the paper file on CD or DVD which includes high&low resolution images & the texts of the paper file

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> the jury will make its selection solely on the basis of paper files
> applications without paper portfolio will be excluded
> websites of the candidates may not be considered as part of the application
> ManifestO disclaims any liability for loss, theft or destruction of prints or any part of the application during the process of selection by the jury including while it is in the mail
> only applications fulfilling all these conditions will be considered by the jury

For further information, you can contact the team at
selection.festival.manifesto at