News
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

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

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 of 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