photojournalism

April 11, 2014

No Exposure: Conflict illustration in a photographic world

By Elliott Goat The theorist Susan Sontag wrote: “For a long time some people believed that if the horror could be made vivid enough, most people would finally take in the outrageousness, the insanity of war.” While our perception and understanding of the 20th century is intrinsically linked to the images of its conflicts, photography’s […]


Wednesday 23 April 2014, 7:00 PM

Still Kicking – Tim Hetherington, Three Years On

This year for the first time, the Hetherington family is inviting all Tim’s friends and colleagues to share their reflections on the anniversary of Tim’s death. It will be a free flowing discussion about Tim’s influence and continuing inspiration, including a sneak peek of Sebastian Junger’s forthcoming film sparked by a conversation with Tim, a creative moment that is actually captured on film.


Monday 28 April 2014, 7:00 PM

Preview Screening: A Thousand Times Good Night + Q&A

A Thousand Times Good Night tells the moving story of leading conflict photojournalist Rebecca (played by Oscar-winner Juliette Binoche) who is torn between a passion for her perilous work and love of her family. Her husband (played by Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and daughter can no longer bear the thought of her dying for her work. She is given an ultimatum: her work, or her family life. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Erik Poppe moderated by Gavin Rees from the Dart Centre Europe.


October 8, 2013

“He took pictures to be seen” – The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington

By Pete Ford Director Sebastian Junger and producer James Brabazon screened Which Way is the Front from Here – The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington, on the 7th October 2013 at the Frontline Club. Tim Hetherington was not only a close friend to both Junger  and Brabazon, but also one of the Club’s founding members and a […]


Wednesday 13 November 2013, 7:00 PM

Twenty Years of War Reporting with Prix Bayeux

Following our tenth anniversary exhibition at the Prix Bayeux Awards in October, we are very pleased to welcome Prix Bayeux to the Frontline Club to celebrate their twentieth anniversary. They will be bringing together a panel of their laureates including: Jeremy Bowen, BBC Middle East Editor; Christina Lamb, author and journalist with The Sunday Times; Neil Connery, correspondent for ITV News; Adrien Jaulmes, reporter with Le Figaro; and Vaughan Smith, Frontline Club founder.


September 26, 2013

Between the Lines Follow-Up Events Across London

Between the Lines was a three-day festival that took place at Rich Mix from 1-3 March. In a series of follow up events we continue to explore the challenges facing documentary makers, investigative journalists and citizen reporters in the new media landscape. Salma  Thursday 26 September 2013, 8:00 PM Rich Mix London Growing up in […]


June 7, 2013

Under the Wire: In conversation with Paul Conroy

By Anna Reitman Photojournalist and filmmaker Paul Conroy joined Channel 4 News’ international editor Lindsey Hilsum at the Frontline Club on 6 June, to give a personal account of his experiences in Syria, detailed in his new book Under the wire: Marie Colvin’s Final Assignment. Encouraged by his friends, Conroy wrote the book as he recovered […]


Wednesday 15 May 2013, 7:00 PM

In the Picture: Brave New Burma with Nic Dunlop

Photographer and writer Nic Dunlop will present images from his book, Brave New Burma, and speak about the changes he has witnessed in the two decades he has spent covering the transformations taking place in Myanmar.


January 22, 2013

McCullin: the still image that really does haunt you

By Lizzie Kendal On Friday 18 January the sound of spontaneous applause rang out from the upper room at the Frontline Club as the Bafta nominated documentary ‘McCullin’ came to an end. The room was packed despite the snow, and there was eager anticipation in the air for the Q&A with director Jacqui Morris and producer […]


Friday 18 January 2013, 7:00 PM

Screening: McCullin + Q&A

Widely recognised as one of the world’s greatest war photographers, Don McCullin’s iconic images have come to shape our understanding of modern conflict and its consequences. This film not only explores his life and work, but also the way the ethos of journalism has changed throughout his career.


November 22, 2012

PhotoTALK with WPO: The funding game

By Sally Ashley-Cound Wednesday 21st November saw the World Photography Organisation hold the first PhotoTALK event at the Frontline Club; a new series of talks which will take place around the world. Chaired by Stuart Smith of SMITH design, the panel for PhotoTALK with WPO: The Funding Game consisted of Canadian photographer Donald Weber who recently […]


Thursday 13 December 2012, 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED Magnum Revolution: 65 Years of Fighting for Freedom

Encompassing powerful images from the 1956 Hungarian Uprising to the recent Arab Spring, Magnum Revolution: 65 Years of Fighting for Freedom brings together hundreds of photographs from Magnum members depicting historic events. To mark the recent release, Magnum photographers Ian Berry and Peter Marlow will speak about their careers and experiences with the book’s author, Jon Lee Anderson.


November 21, 2012 7:00 PM

THIRD PARTY EVENT PhotoTALK with WPO: The funding game

The Frontline Club is set to host the first event in a new World Photography Organisation series, PhotoTALK.


September 18, 2012

Friday deadline for nominations of the year’s best journalism

There are only four days left for Frontline Club members to nominate the best journalism they have seen this year in each of the following categories: Print | Broadcast | Photojournalism | Tribute.
The Frontline Club Awards for excellence in journalism aim to recognise recognise journalistic integrity, courage and independence of spirit, and include the work of freelances.


September 7, 2012

Here and There exhibition of photojournalism opening next week

Recent graduates of Westminster University’s MA Photojournalism course will be exhibiting their work at the Ambika P3 Gallery, 35 Marylebone Road from 11th to 13th September.


June 20, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – A week celebrating the best of photojournalism

At the end of May, the Frontline Club hosted a busy week of photography events sponsored by Canon.
Panos Pictures, Reportage by Getty Images and VII Photo all hosted events at the Club and a half-day seminar with VII Photo took place at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.


May 25, 2012 7:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – Liberty and Justice: A tribute to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

A photographic tribute to photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros who were killed in Libya last year. Join Benjamin J Spatz and Giles Duley in conversation with James Brabazon in the final event in Photo Week 2012.


May 25, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – Liberty and Justice: A tribute to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

A photographic tribute to photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros who were killed in Libya last year. Join Benjamin J Spatz and Giles Duley in conversation with James Brabazon in the final event in Photo Week 2012.


May 25, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – Reportage by Getty Images with Tom Stoddart and Peter Dench

In an evening of contrast, colour and laughs, Reportage by Getty Images showcased two of their key talents, Peter Dench and Tom Stoddart.
After reviewing portfolios at Getty’s Open Edit with his team all day, Vice President of Getty Images Aidan Sullivan introduced the evening with a short overview of the kind of work Reportage by Getty Images engages in.


May 24, 2012

Photo Week 2012- VII Photo Seminar on Making the media work for you

On Tuesday the Royal Institution of Great Britain was flooded with both aspiring and established photojournalists who had come to hear 13 photojournalists from the prestigious VII Photo agency.
Vaughan Smith, the Frontline Club’s founder, explained that the decline of the traditional news model means that photojournalists cannot expect the kind of investment they once had from the print media, but that this development can be viewed in positive terms because they “can define the future of journalism”.


May 23, 2012 7:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – Reportage showcase by Getty Images

Two Getty photographers Peter Dench and Tom Stoddart talk to Getty’s Vice President of Assignment Aidan Sullivan about their projects and experience photographing diverse subjects.


May 23, 2012

VII’s Questions Without Answers: An evolving legacy

By Merryn Johnson Photography agency VII’s latest publication, Questions Without Answers, not only spans over two decades of world history, but it also spans the evolution of photojournalism and the photographers who have pioneered their own take on the industry. The book reflects the independence that the VII founders established for themselves when they set […]


May 23, 2012

Photo Week 2012 – Voices of the South Atlantic with Adriana Groisman

By Rosie Scammell
An intimate evening unfolded at the Frontline Club last night, as Argentine photojournalist Adriana Groisman talked through her photography commemorating the Falklands/Malvinas War.


May 23, 2012 10:00 AM

FULLY BOOKED Photo Week 2012 – Open Edit with Reportage by Getty Images

As part of Photo Week 2012, Reportage by Getty Images will relocate to Paddington and their editors will be available to answer questions and review portfolios for the day. The event is free, but advance booking is required.
Established and budding photojournalists are invited to bring their portfolio and network with others in their field.


May 22, 2012 7:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – Voices of the South Atlantic with Adriana Groisman

Nearly eight years in the making, Voices of the Atlantic marks the 30th Anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas War. This major exhibition of photographs by Argentinian photographer Adriana Groisman examines the issues of war and its consequences. Groisman will be speaking about her motivations for the project as well as her experiences whilst making the work.


May 22, 2012 3:00 PM

Photo Week 2012 – VII Photo portfolio reviews

One-on-one feedback and advice from photojournalists at the top of their game.
Book a review of your portfolio with one VII Photo’s members at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Budding photojournalists, experienced photographers and students of photography will all benefit from a review from VII Photo’s respected members.


May 22, 2012 9:00 AM

Photo Week 2012 – VII Photo seminar: Making the media work for you

Join photojournalists from the prestigious agency VII Photo for a half-day of seminars on photojournalism at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
An unmissable opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the work of VII and the state of modern photojournalism.


May 21, 2012 7:00 PM

FULLY BOOKED Photo Week 2012 – VII: Questions Without Answers

VII photographers Lynsey Addario, Gary Knight, Christopher Morris and John Stanmeyer will be at the Frontline Club to discuss the key themes in photo agency VII’s new book, Questions Without Answers and their individual experiences capturing history in the making.


April 25, 2012 7:00 PM

In the Picture: 25 years of Panos Pictures

Photo agency Panos Pictures is celebrating 25 years of contributions to photojournalism, with its focus on social and development issues. This event will bring together key voices in Panos Pictures to discuss the developments at Panos and in the photojournalism industry over the past 25 years, and what the future holds in store.

Paul Lowe will be in conversation with the Director of Panos Pictures, Adrian Evans and two Panos photojournalists, Andrew Testa and Chloe Dewe Mathews.


March 2, 2012

Defending collaboration, with A. A. Gill and Tom Craig

View event here. By Alan Selby The advent of new media has seen an increasing pressure placed upon journalists to become multidisciplinary, but often to the detriment of each medium. During an evening moderated by David Campany, reader in photography at Westminster University, writer A. A. Gill and photographer Tom Craig mounted an impassioned defence […]