Award Categories

Read below for details on the categories at the Rory Peck Awards.

Awards 2020.

The 2020 Awards are now closed for entries. The next call for entries opens in summer 2021.

The four Award categories are:

News Award, sponsored by Google
This Award recognises the work of freelance journalists in the video coverage of a news event where the focus is on the immediacy of the story.

News Features Award
This Award recognises the work of freelance journalists in video news features that take a more in-depth look at a story, beyond the immediacy of the news.

Sony Impact Award for Current Affairs
This Award recognises the work of freelance journalists working in long-form current affairs video/film that examines a single issue, story or situation and has an impact on the viewer, policy or public awareness.

Martin Adler Prize
Martin Adler was a renowned Swedish freelance camera operator and producer with a decade of experience in almost every conflict zone. He believed freelancers could make a difference. This Award was inaugurated in 2006 to honour a local freelance journalist or field producer whose work has made a significant contribution to newsgathering.

See the terms and conditions of entry here.

If you have any questions about the entry process, please contact the Awards team.