FORMAT Graduate Awards
August 5, 2020

FORMAT is delighted to announce the winners of the FORMAT Graduate Awards selected from the BA [Hons] Photography course at University of Derby

Doing it for themselves
September 17, 2020

Miniclick's Gemma Padley has interviewed the UK's photography professionals about the role of communities and why they are more important now than ever

FORMAT20 Portfolio Review Awards
July 29, 2020

The first online edition of FORMAT International Portfolio Review took place on Saturday 18 July and 66 artists met 28 reviewers in 326 reviews across 15 countries all on the same day

FORMAT announces 2021 Open Call theme: CONTROL
July 22, 2020

We can be in control, out of control, beyond control

East Meets West: Instagram Live Series
July 1, 2020

FORMAT and QUAD are delighted to announce a new collaboration with our friends at Grain

FORMAT & QUAD stand in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter
June 22, 2020

On behalf of FORMAT & QUAD we would wholeheartedly like to reiterate that we stand in solidarity against discrimination and aim to work on the eradication of discrimination in society and the cultural sector

FORMAT Photoforum: In Conversation
June 2, 2020

FORMAT PhotoForum is back with a series of live inspirational talks between leading photographers, curators, producers and industry professionals

Exhibition Opportunity: @ FORMAT21
May 22, 2020

We are inviting image makers around the world to participate in documenting the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic charting the time before, after and during the lockdowns

a-n Bursaries: Time Space Money – open for applications
April 24, 2020

We wanted to let you know about the bursaries available from a-n for artists effected by Covid 19

Source Magazine: Free Online
April 17, 2020

Our friends at Source Magazine have made their digital edition of Issue 96 - PRIVACY available for free until the end of April

FORMAT: Photography in an Age of Change
April 15, 2020

Director of FORMAT Louise Fedotov-Clements' interview with Alasdair Foster for the Chinese Magazine Photoworld in 2016 is now available in English

Caleb Fung wins WMA/FORMAT Fellowship
December 24, 2019

FORMAT is delighted to announce that Caleb Fung is the winner of the WMA/FORMAT Fellowship

Open Call: The New Vernacular: Did I Stutter?
December 12, 2019

Calling Africa

FORMAT is delight to announce the Open Call - The New Vernacular: Did I Stutter? launched in partnership with the Lagos Photo Festival and African Artists' Foundation

FORMAT19 in 3D
December 2, 2019

FORMAT19: FOREVER//NOW can be seen from the comfort of your sofa

Unique Opportunity to join FORMAT team
September 19, 2019

We are delighted to invite applications for the role of FORMAT Co-Ordinator

Get your work in front of FORMAT Director
September 16, 2019

Louise Fedotov-Clements is on the jury for a number of upcoming awards

WMA x FORMAT Fellowship
September 4, 2019

The WMA x FORMAT Fellowship is a professional development opportunity for artists/photographers from the WMA Masters programme

East Meets West Masterclass Programme 2019/20
September 1, 2019

FORMAT, QUAD (Derby) and GRAIN Projects (Birmingham) are delighted to announce the third East Meets West project which will provide fifteen emerging artists and photographers with professional development and career-focussed mentoring

Artist Residency in China: Apply Now
July 23, 2019

FORMAT are delighted to announce an exchange artist residency with Xu Space in China

Parallel Platform
July 17, 2019

Parallel, the pan European photography organisation is delighted to present its forthoming programme of exhibition and events in collaboration with its cultural partners across Europe

FORMAT19: Festival video
April 26, 2019

FORMAT19 is delighted to present a video review of the festival

The Eye: FORMAT19 Diary
March 27, 2019

The Eye, aka WM Hunt has reported on his visit to FORMAT19 for L'Oeil de la Photographie

FORMAT19 Opening Night: In Pictures
March 18, 2019

Photographer Rosie Lawrence captures the launch of FORMAT19 as exhibitions opened their doors across Derby

Red Saunders: In Conversation
March 18, 2019

Red Saunders will be discussing his project Hidden Projects at QUAD this Friday with curator Peter Bonnell

Portfolio Review Award: Winners
March 17, 2019

FORMAT19 are delighted to announce the winners of the Portfolio Review Awards

Apologies: Venues closed
March 17, 2019

FORMAT19 apologies, but due to unforeseen circumstances the Market Hall is not open today, Sunday

FORMAT19 Conference: SOLD OUT
March 14, 2019

Tickets to the FORMAT19 conference have SOLD OUT

Official Opening: 14th March
March 12, 2019

Don’t miss the official opening of FORMAT19, which starts at 17

Tim Clark speaks to Loupe Magazine
March 11, 2019

In a world saturated with imagery, the role of curator is becoming ever more vital; Harry Flook speaks to FORMAT19 curator Tim Clark

Loupe Magazine's series Curating Photography explores a changing industry, through conversations with those who shape what we see

FORMAT19: Festival Guide
March 1, 2019

Hot off the presses, the FORMAT19 festival guide is now available

New Portfolio Review Award: $1000
March 1, 2019

FORMAT19 is delighted to announce the Lishui Photography Festival Special Exhibition Award

Portfolio Review Awards
February 14, 2019

Cash prizes, editorial commissions and a 20 print portfolio are just some of the amazing awards that will be presented to the winners of the FORMAT19 Portfolio Review Awards

Open Call Award Winners
February 6, 2019

FORMAT19 is delighted to announce the winners of the Open Call Awards

Portfolio Review Open for Bookings
January 23, 2019

Within less than 24 hours of the Portfolio Review's booking line opening nearly 60% of the places have been sold

Young FORMAT – Open Call
January 10, 2019

A chance for young people under 25 to be part of a group exhibition

FORMAT19 Press launch
December 11, 2018

The much anticipated next edition of FORMAT International Photography Festival launched in London to critical acclaim

Volunteer with us
December 6, 2018

Deadline for Applications 4th January 2019

FORMAT International Photography Festival is the largest contemporary photography festival in the UK, and it relies on a team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to ensure a great visitor experience for everybody

Save the Date
December 5, 2018

14th - 17th March 2019, Derby

FORMAT19: Opening Weekend

Mark up your diaries and calendars, analogue and digital, for the FORMAT19 Opening Weekend

Emerging Talents 2018: Rome
December 5, 2018

FORMAT Director, Louise Fedotov-Clements was a member of the international jury selecting works for the 2018 Emerging Talents Exhibition

East meets West masterclass
December 5, 2018

FORMAT International Photography Festival, QUAD and GRAIN Projects are working in collaboration to deliver East Meets West, a set of four Masterclasses with a small group of selected artists and photographers from East and West Midlands to develop their practice

Call for submissions
December 5, 2018

We are delighted to announce Sebastian Arthur Hau the curator for the FORMAT19 Photobook Market which will take place in the old central library building at Derby Museum and Art Gallery during the festival’s Opening Weekend, from the 14th-17th March 2019