Today World Press Photo announced the prizewinners of the first World Press Photo Multimedia Contest, with jury member Claudine Boeglin of Thomson Reuters Foundation handing out the prizes to the winners at the annual Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam
The jury concluded: This production Prison Valley is a magnum opus visually, conceptually and in terms of the reporting and information offered. It is also an example of immersive interactivity, where the viewer can take a journey that they control, learning new information along the way. This work should be a challenge to everyone producing non-linear multimedia to raise their standards in terms of how the technology can be utilized.
Jury member Kang Kyung-ran said about Prison Valley:”The focus, the effect of this work is in the innovation of techniques and editing muscles. I was very impressed by the editing and graphics. In the meaning of interactive, I think it is excellent.”