2nd place and Honorable Mention at Photo Annual Awards

June 9, 2015 § Leave a comment

Sea gypsies in Semporna area, Malaysia.

Sea nomads in Semporna area, Malaysia.

My photo story People of the Ocean got an Honorable Mention In Photo Annual Awards. And my other photo won a 2nd place in Single photo category. Photographs will be exhibited in Wall Gallery Teplice and published in the Art Photo Magazine.

National Award at Sony World Photography Contest

March 18, 2015 § Leave a comment

© Berta Tilmantaite, 1st Place, Lithuania, National Award, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Lunch on the boat 

My photograph won National Award at Sony World Photography ContestNational Awards programme is looking to find the best single shot taken by a photographer from that country. The 2015 edition of Sony World Photography Contest attracted over 173,000 entries from 171 countries.

An award for “The Ice Road” photo story

May 12, 2014 § 7 Comments

Our photo story about the Ice Road that Giedrius Dagys, Ž. Vasiliauskas and me made in Siberia last year, won a first prize in Lithuanian Press Photography 2014 awards.

Stories and videos from Siberia: http://dikiy.me/portfolio-category/evenkia-2/ andhttp://dikiy.me/portfolio-category/video-evenkia/

Pictures of the prize (“golden shot”) ©G. Dagys.

My photograph – finalist at HIPA

March 24, 2014 § 2 Comments

Lunch on the boat

My photograph from Myanmar was selected as finalist in Creating the Future category at HIPA Photography Awards in Dubai and will be published in annual HIPA book.

@World Water Week: WASH Media awards given to journalists

August 31, 2012 § Leave a comment

More than 150 entries from 40 countries were evaluated by a jury chaired by: Mr. Mark Tran, a notable international correspondent for The Guardian, UK. The jury included Mrs. Faz da Hall, Executive Producer Channel Africa, SABC, South Africa, Mr. Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, USA. Mr. Olivier Nyirubugara, Senior Trainer Voices of Africa Media Foundation, Rwanda/Netherlands and Ms. Vinaya Deshpande, The Hindu, India. The jury praised this year’s entries for their journalistic excellence, investigative ability, and originality.

The  winning journalists are: Alain Tossounon (Benin), Ngala Killian Chimtom (Cameroon), Berta Tilmantaite (Lithuania), Francis Odupute (Nigeria), Francesca de Châtel (Belgium), Ketan Trivedi (India).

The World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual meeting place for the planet’s most urgent water-related issues. Organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), it brings together 2500 experts, practitioners, decision makers and business innovators from around the globe to exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions.


@World Water Week: Video about WASH Media Award Winners

August 28, 2012 § 1 Comment

Six journalists were named as winners of the “WASH Media Awards” competition for their excellence in reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene-related (WASH) issues.

The journalists and their winning entries are:

The WASH Media Awards initiative recognizes and supports the crucial role of the media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services.

It aims to help improve access to these services by having a positive influence on politicians, business persons, civil society representatives, and individual citizens. More about WASH MEdia Awards here.

WASH Media Award: The River Runs Back to win in TV category

July 17, 2012 § 1 Comment

The River Runs Back was announced as a winner of the TV category in WASH Media Award.

The WASH Media Awards recognise and support the crucial role of media in raising awareness of the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene services. It aims to promote coverage of WASH issues in the local, national and international media to have a positive influence on decision-makers, the private sector, the civil society as well as individuals and households.

The WASH Media Award Ceremony will take place at the Closing of the World Water Week in Stockholm, on August 31. Awards will be presented in six categories.

Launched in 2002 by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the WASH Media Award is presented in collaboration with the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

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