Photojournalism Nights x Christmas Social

13th December 2022 18:00-21:30
The Invention Rooms, Imperial College
Door C, 68 Wood Lane
W12 7TA

To Book: HERE

We are delighted to announce the last Photojournalism Nights event of the year with a special festive edition! Come along and join our guest speakers of the night, take part in the conversations and cheers!
All are welcome to bring  (alcoholic) beverages if you wish, whilst tea and coffee is on offer at the venue. We look forward to seeing many of you!

Francesco Marchetti is an Italian born photographer living in London. Francesco combines his daily job with his passion for photography. He has completed a course in reportage photography at the Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, and he is an associate member of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS). His work span from documentary to street photography, has been recognised at several international photography awards, and exhibited in both individual and collective exhibitions in the UK and abroad. He has cooperated with various NGOs and worked on the community support projects in the UK, Serbia, Uganda and Ethiopia.

Jonny Pickup is an internationally published, multi-award-winning photojournalist and documentary filmmaker from Cornwall, England. His work focuses on the often unseen or forgotten areas of society, using still and motion imagery to help us question contemporary global issues. In 2021 he was awarded the Rory Peck Training Fund and is part of the Front Line Freelance Register. In 2015—despite not having an undergraduate degree—Jonny was invited to start a Masters at Leeds University at the School of Media and Communication focussing on documentary film and photography. An unconventional invitation based on the exceptional portfolio he had developed independently. He graduated in 2016 with a high distinction winning the prestigious University award for outstanding work. In 2018 he won the Platinum Remi Award at the 51st Huston International Film festival for his first documentary ‘The Bare Knuckle Carer’, past winners include directors such as George Lucas and the Coen Brothers. His second short ‘Ambazoina’—which required him to be smuggled into Cameroon—won Best Documentary Short at Bafta Cymru qualifying Carmarthen Bay Film Festival in 2020, and is being distributed by Journeyman Shorts. As a photojournalist, Jonny has covered world events and current affairs for publications such as National Geographic, The Telegraph, and Foreign Policy Magazine, and freelances for Getty Photo Agency. In 2019 he won Gold at Tokyo International Photography Awards. In 2020, he has become one of the 30-photographers selected to exhibit as part of the Paris Photo Prize ‘State of the World’ exhibition, and in 2021 he was exhibited at FotoNostrum Mediterranean House of Photography as part of the 17th Pollux Awards.

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