Judges

  • Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos Photographer

    Paolo Pellegrin was born in 1964 in Rome and became a Magnum Photos nominee in 2001, a full member in 2005. He was a contract photographer for Newsweek for ten years.Pellegrin is a winner of many awards, including ten World Press Photo awards and numerous Photographer of the Year awards, a Leica Medal of Excellence, an Olivier Rebbot Award, the Hansel-Meith Preis, and the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. In 2006, he was assigned the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography.

  • Lua Ribeira | Magnum Photos Photographer

    Lua Ribeira was born in 1986, Galicia, in the north of Spain. Her practice, characterized by its collaborative nature, is the result of extensive research and an immersive approach to the subject matter. Lua is the recipient of the Firecracker Grant 2015, Jerwood Photoworks Award 2018, and the Magnum Graduate Photographers Award 2017. Lua joined Magnum as a Nominee in 2018.

  • Yumi Goto | Co-funder of Reminders Photography Stronghold

    Yumi Goto is an independent photography curator, editor and publisher who focuses on the development of cultural exchanges that transcend borders. She often works with human rights advocates, international and local NGOs, humanitarian organizations and as well as being involved as a nominator and juror for the international photographic events such as World Press Photo Contest 2017, Angkor Photo Festival and so on. She is the co-funder and curator for the Reminders Photography Stronghold which is curated membership gallery space in Tokyo enabling a wide range of photographic activities.

  • Alexvi Li | Photographer & Founder of ASTUDIO

    Alexvi is a well-known fashion photographer and artist who has shot covers for several fashion and art magazines, such as China’s GQ, Esquire and VOGUE among many others. He is also the founder of ASTUDIO and the ambassador of Profoto’s Greater China region. In the year 2016 he started an ongoing project , bringing home the Fine Art Photography Awards in London.

  • Xuan Feng | Group Editorial-in-director & Editor-in-chief of T Magazine China

    Over the decade, Xuan FENG has been working for the fashion and lifestyle publish house. He worked for Lifestyle Media Group in China from 2007 to 2016. In his duration, he once worked as Executive Chief Editor for Lifestyle Media Group and Editor-in-chief of T Magazine China. In 2016, he established Huasheng Media, focusing on lifestyle and fashion. Furthermore, the company is partnering with Wall Street Journal to launch WSJ. Magazine China in 2019.

  • Xiaoyu Fan | Director of Design, OPPO

    Mr. Fan Xiaoyu serves as Design Director of OPPO, currently responsible for leading the OPPO smartphone design team. Under his leadership, the team has successfully designed a series of iconic smartphones which were perfectly combined the art with technology, including OPPO Find X, Find 5, and one of the world best sellers OPPO R7, OPPO R9 series and OPPO Reno Series.

  • Olivier C. Laurent | Photo Editor of Washington Post

    Olivier C. Laurent, Photo Editor at Washington Post, partnering with social team on photo-driven initiatives and contribute to the InSight blog.He was the photography editor of TIME LightBox, associate editor of the British Journal of Photography, the world’s longest running photography magazine and the editor of FLTR, the first weekly magazine on smartphone photography.He has sat on the juries of the the Getty Images Grants for Editorial, LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards and World Press Photo’s Joop Swart Masterclass.

  • Han Jiang | Lead of Photography Development, OPPO

    Han Jiang, lead of Photography Development at OPPO, is a professional in mobile photography. He is in charge of developing OPPO’s photography roadmap, leading the team to create and refine the features for the Reno 10x Zoom.