Freelens Mentor 2017, Session #2 in Brussels – Finalist with Stars & Rain

On May 4th, at IHECS in Brussels, I had the pleasure to be selected for the second session of Mentor Program 2017 with my story “Stars & Rain” with 6 others photographers.

© Sara Correia Lima

Here is the complete list of Photographers selected for this session #2 in Brussels.

– Sidney Léa Le Bour – Baykalskaya

– Virginie Limbourg – Nimse

– Sarah Joveneau – Soufflez pirates

– Carol Müller – Kronstadt hypothèse

– Valentin Bianchi – Stars and rain

– Thomas Morel-Fort – Filipinas domestic workers

– Rebecca Topakian – Dame Gulizar et autres contes / partie 1 – du coté de chez Hayg

I had the opportunity to show this story to a great jury composed of:

Thierry Maroit (Coordinator of the media department at IHECS), Jean-Marc Bodson (Teacher at school 75 and photo critic at La Libre Belgique), Johanna de Tessières (Picture Editor and photojournalist at La Libre Belgique), Frédéric Pauwels (Professor of photography at the Obscura workshop and photojournalist), Virginie Nguyen Hoang (Administration at Freelens and photojournalist), Xavier Canonne (Director of the Museum of Photography of Charleroi), Albert Masias (Photo editor at Doctors without Borders).

© Sara Correia Lima

At the end of this great evening, I felt really honored to receive the People’s Favorite Prize equally with Rebecca Topakian. Thomas Morel-Fort received the Jury’s Favorite Prize! Congratulation to them!

© Sara Correia Lima

Now, next step will be organized in Paris at the end of the year!

If you want to see the complete video, you can see it here. (French inside!)

© Sara Correia Lima

Other links if you want more information:

Candidats retenus-Session#2- Prix Mentor 2017-

Mentor 2017 – session #2- Les finalistes

Thanks also to Wilfrid Estève and Dastane Altaïr.

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