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PHOTOGRAPHERS

This festival is designed to be a multi-tiered collaborative initiative. Our mission is to advance dynamic programming designed to engage and stimulate the photography community of Los Angeles. 

The MOPLA Photographers Open Call is open to both emerging and established photographers worldwide.  


ANALOGUE PORTRAIT PROJECT

Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for the 6th annual Analogue Portrait Project! The MOPLA Analogue Portrait Project is a submission based competition featuring both emerging and established photographers. All portraits submitted must have been made using film, not digital cameras.

Jury members: Mona Kuhn, Photographer / Scott Thode, Editorial Director at Visura / Nick Haymes, Gallerist and Publisher, Little Big Man / Jamie Lee Curtis, Actor, Author, and Photographer / Rose Shoshana, Owner ROSEGALLERY

DEADLINE: February 22nd, 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific Time


Month of Photography Los Angeles Group Show

Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for the annual Group Show! The MOPLA Group Show is a submission based exhibition featuring both emerging and established photographers. This exhibition is organized by the Lucie Foundation.

DEADLINE: February 22, 2018 by 11:59pm Pacific Time


HOST SPACE EXHIBITIONS

Submit a thematic body of work for exhibition consideration in one of our "host spaces".  Eligible submissions will be framed and ready to exhibit and can belong to one photographer or a group of photographers. 

Selected Host Space Exhibitions will be Official MOPLA programming co-produced by the MOPLA team and the artist and/or curator. Host Space Exhibitions will be included in the annual catalogue in addition to the MOPLA website, calendar, weekly newsletters and social media promotion.

DEADLINE: February 22nd, 2019 by 11:59pm Pacific Time


PHOTO BOOKS

Month of Photography Los Angeles is accepting submissions for a juried Official MOPLA Exhibition dedicated to the photo book.  Submit books that were independently or commercially published and distributed from anywhere in the world within the last 24 months. Eligible books include - self published, handmade, exhibition catalogues, book dummies, zines, and limited/special edition photo books. 

DEADLINE: February 22, 2019 by 11:59pm Pacific Time


PROJECTIONS

Submit a thematic body of work for exhibition consideration in one of our curated projection series on public screens and billboards in Downtown Los Angeles.

See previous projections at https://vimeo.com/mopla.

DEADLINE: February 22nd, 2019 by 11:59pm Pacific Time


FAQ

Is there a limit to the number of entries per artist? 
No, you may submit as many entries as you like. 

Is there a theme for the MOPLA Group Show? 
No, it is an open theme for the 2019 MOPLA Group Show. 

How should I prepare my files? 
Please prepare your files according to the specifications below listed on the submission form.

Can I send print materials, books or CD’s?
No, MOPLA accepts online submissions only with the exception of books submitted for the Photo Book Exhibition.

Why are high resolution files required for the MOPLA Group Show?
The MOPLA Group Show is sponsored by ChromaLuxe and will be printed on the ChromaLuxe aluminum substrate using the high resolution files uploaded through the submission form.
 

When will the selected artists be announced? 
Selected artists will be notified in March 2019.

How will I know if my submission was selected? 
If your submission was selected to participate in MOPLA, you will be contacted directly through the email which you provided in the submission form.

When and where will the festival take place? 
MOPLA 2019 will take place during April throughout the city of Los Angeles. 

Still have questions? Email info@mopla.org!