The photography contest prizes will be awarded to the winners during the live stream at the gala night, held at the civic theatre of Alghero, on Saturday 26th April 2019. The best author will be proclaimed by the jury on a general sitting, on the basis of the works of the winners in the single categories (in “series” and “singles”), projected during the gala night. For further information on the criteria of prizegiving, please visit the section "Criteria of Selection and Prizegiving".

ASPAuthor 2019 contest prize:

      • 1.000,00 €
      • Customized trophy
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of every work presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com, with an exclusive interview
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best series author, category “Travel photography contest prize:

      • 500,00 €
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best series author, category “Documentary” photography contest prize:

      • 500,00 €
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best series author, category “Street photography” contest prize:

      • 500,00 €
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2018)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best author “Special Theme” contest prize:

      • 500,00 €
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best author “Project and Personal Research" contest prize:

      • 500,00 €
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Award category “Young”, “series" contest prize:

      • Scholarship covering the entire cost of one of the workshops held during the festival (the prize cannot be converted in money or any other form)
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Voucher to participate with 10 single photographs and 1 series in the 2020 edition of the contest (the prize cannot be converted into money or any other form)
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Award category "Young", "single shot" contest prize:

      • Scholarship covering the entire cost of one of the workshops held during the festival (the prize cannot be converted in money or any other form)
      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Voucher to participate with 10 single photographs and 1 series in the 2020 edition of the contest (the prize cannot be converted into money or any other form)
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best single shot author, category “Travel Photography” contest prize:

      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Voucher to participate with 10 single photographs and 1 series in the 2020 edition of the contest (the prize cannot be converted into money or any other form)
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best single shot author, category “Documentary Photography” contest prize:

      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Voucher to participate with 10 single photographs and 1 series in the 2020 edition of the contest (the prize cannot be converted into money or any other form)
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

Best single shot author, category “Street photography” contest prize:

      • Participates for the best author award (ASPAuthor 2019)
      • Trophy
      • Parchment
      • Voucher to participate with 10 single photographs and 1 series in the 2020 edition of the contest (the prize cannot be converted into money or any other form)
      • Entrance to the Gala, dinner, after party, and access to every exhibit
      • Projection of the works presented on stage at the theatre and on live-stream
      • Display of the work at one of the spaces destined for the travelling exhibit
      • Publication on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com
      • Publication on social media pages and partner websites

The "Sponsor prize" consists of a stay in Alghero (Sardinia - Italy), covered for the realization of an authorial project that can interpret the city through the winner’s own viewpoint. The winner will be supported by the association “Officine di idee”. They will be available to help with the project in all necessary aspects (contacts, logistics, interesting facts on the place) even before the winner’s arrival to Alghero.

For the project, the winner will be able to use a brand new Fujifilm kit, and the project will be later published on the prestigious “Digital Camera” magazine with a dedicated 5-page article. Moreover, the project will be broadcasted in live streaming during the award ceremony scheduled for Friday 26th April (the date may change).

The winner will be selected among the 40 semifinalists in all categories of the contest, by a jury composed of some members of “Fujifilm Italia”, a member of the publishing house “Sprea”, and a representative of the town’s administration of Alghero. You will find all the details concerning the "Sponsor prize" here.

Blow-Up Prize:

On top of seeing their work on live-stream during the gala night at the Civic Theatre in Alghero on April 26th 2019, the winners of the “Blow-Up Prize” will be invited to the opening weekend of the ASPA festival. The reward will consist of a return plane ticket (from Milan, Rome, or any European city directly connected to Alghero), and a B&B stay in Alghero. You can find all the details on how to become a candidate for the “Blow-Up Prize” by clicking here.

Honorable Mention:

Some of the participants will receive anhonorable mention that will be published on the online gallery of the website aspawards.com, and on the social network pages. All honorable mentions will be awarded with a voucher that entitles the winner to participate in the 2020 edition of the contest with 10 "single" shots and 1 "series" and they could be exhibited at the exhibition during the Festival.