FORMAT23: Save the date

16 March – 9 April 2023

Thank you to everyone who submitted their work to the FORMAT23 OPEN Call – with nearly 1000 entries from all around the world, FORMAT23 promises to be a wonderful festival and celebration of photography.

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FORMAT23 Portfolio Review – Call for Bursary Sponsors

We realise porfolio reviews are essential to an artists practice, but not everyone can afford to attend. FORMAT have been supporting photographers by covering cost for them to attend the FORMAT Portfolio Review online over the last few years. We would like your support to offer even more bursary places and cover the cost incurred by underrepresented photographers in…

FORMAT23: Meet the Team

FORMAT International Photography Festival returns to the city of Derby in 2023 bringing the very best contemporary photography and lens-based media to the UK, by artists from across the…


Our FORMAT Curatorial team have been working tirelessly over the last few weeks looking through and assessing the proposals submitted to the FORMAT23 OPEN Call. We received entries from…