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IPFO

INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL OLTEN
28.–31.8.2019

 
 

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We are beyond excited: Our program and tickets are available now!
The second edition of the IPFO - International Photo Festival Olten from 28.-31.8.2019 is going to be a great experience.
We sincerely hope you will share it with us, our international speakers and friends of the festival!

 
 

SPEAKERS

 

HARRY BENSON
Commander of the Order of the British Empire and many Awards winning Photographer, New York, US

LYNSEY ADDARIO
Pulitzer Prize Winner, MacArthur Fellowship and other Awards winning Conflict Photographer and Photojournalist, London, GB

CORY RICHARDS
National Geographic Explorer 2012, Photographer & Explorer, climbed Everest's summit solo and with no oxygen in 2016, Colorado, US

YUMNA AL-ARASHI
Photographer, Filmmaker and Writer, London, GB

RON BEINNER
Photography Producer and Editor who served as Senior Contributing Photography Producer for Vanity Fair magazine for over two decades, Los Angeles, US

FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL

 

NICK UT
Pulitzer Prize winning Photojournalist, Los Angeles, US

DAN WINTERS
Alfred Eisenstaedt, World Press Photo and other Awards winning Photographer & Artist, lives in Austin, Los Angeles and Savannah, US

SUSAN WHITE
The Lucie Foundation Photo Editor of the Year, 4 x Winner of the American Society of Magazine Editors Ellie Award for General Excellence in Photography and former Photography Director Vanity Fair’s, New York, US

JOHN SABEL
Former Executive Vice President Motion Creative Print Marketing for the Walt Disney Studios and Creative Director, Los Angeles, US

LARS BOERING
Director, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, NL

MARCO GROB
Emmy Award (and many more) winning Photographer/Director, New York, US

 

INFO

 

DATES

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Festival opening

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Keynotes, Seminars, Courses, Portfolio Reviews and Exhibition

Friday, August 30, 2019
Keynotes, Seminars, Courses, Portfolio Reviews and Exhibition

Saturday, August 31, 2019
Keynotes, Seminars, Courses, Portfolio Reviews, Exhibition and Closing Party

PLACE
Olten, throughout the whole city

 
 

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SUPPORT

A festival like ours can only take place with the help of volunteers and generous donations and sponsors. If you want to support us actively, then you can help out during the festival or become a supporter.

 

MEDIA CORNER

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Please contact Barbara Kallenberg, Tel. 079 937 38 98, barbara@ipfo.ch for the media corner, information and interview requests.

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IPFO PARTNER 2019

MAIN PARTNER

 
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VENUE PARTNER

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Thank you so much. Our festival wouldn’t be possible without your help!

 
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STROLL DOWN MEMORY LANE…

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25.–27.8.2017

 

IPFO 2017

FACTS & FIGURES

 

5 KEYNOTES

14 INTERNATIONAL PREMIUM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

1200 KEYNOTE VISITORS

55 DIFFERENT SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS

1160 PARTICIPANTS OF SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS

2 PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

1 UNIQUE POPUP EXHIBITION

 

IPFO 2017

SPEAKER

 

DAN WINTERS
Alfred Eisenstaedt & World Press Photo Award (and many more) winning Photographer & Artist, lives in Austin, Los Angeles and Savannah, US

MARCO GROB
Emmy Award (and many more) winning Photographer/Director, works for Time Magazine, National Geographic,New York Times Magazine, New York, US

STEPHEN WILKES
Lucie Award (and many more) winning Photographer, TED fellow, New York, US

EMAN MOHAMMED
Chris Hondros fellowship & award winning Photojournalist and TED fellow, former Palestinian refugee born in Saudi Arabia, lives in Washington DC, US

FABIAN OEFNER
Experimental Photographer, TED fellow, Oberentfelden, CH

MAGDALENA HERRERA
Director of Photography at GEO magazine, Paris, FR

LARS BOERING
Director, World Press Photo, Amsterdam, NL
 

NICK UT
Pulitzer Price and Award winning Photographer, Los Angeles, US

PHIL TOLEDANO
Award winning Photographer & Film maker, Artist, New York, US

GILES DULEY
May Chidiac Award for Bravery in Journalism Award winning Photographer, TED fellow, London, GB

LEVON BISS
Photographer, TED Talker, London, GB

COMMANDER SHANE KIMBROUGH
Astronaut & Pilot, 50th Commander ISS,  189 Days in Space, 6 Space Walks, lives in Houston TX US

JONATHAN WOODS
Emmy and other Award Winning Producer & Photographer, Executive Producer at Time Magazine, New York, US

SAMANTHA STARK
World Press Photo 2017 Award Winning Video Journalist, NY Times, New York, US

...and this is how we thanked our speakers for the extraordinary experience they gave us

 

IPFO 2017

IMPRESSIONEN

 

Thank you so much Aragorn Frey and Michael Isler