Mobile Journalism Awards

 Mobile Journalism Awards

UPDATED May 12, 2021 

MoJoAwards 2021

Moondog Labs is proud to once again be supporting the Mobile Journalism Awards presented by Visual Editors. These awards recognize excellence in non-fiction storytelling produced with smartphones, mobile and pocket cameras.


For February, March, and April, we're giving away $150 to journalist who submit their work in that month. 


Mojo Submission Giveaway April 2021 winner
Congratulations to April's winner Marcelo Lagreze, who's film Utopia of the Outraged is competing for Best Documentary and March's winner Philip Bromwell. Look for his documentary Paint It from the Rooftops in this year's Mobile Journalism Awards.



Mobile Journalism Awards - Submission Winner February 2021


Congratulations to February's winner Michael Conway. Look for his documentary Father and Son in this year's Mobile Journalism Awards.


Important Dates:
October 15, 2020
Opening Date
Late Entry Deadline
Early bird
Notification Date
Event Date


MoJoAwards 2020

To celebrate this inaugural event, Visual Editors gave away a $200 Moondog Labs gear certificate each month from November 2019 to January 2020. 


Congratulations to our submission give-away winners! 

  • November: Prakash Gandhi Natarajan of Dhara Visual
  • December: Chihiro Ito
  • January: Julianne of Quezon City, Manila; Philippines 

Learn more from competition founder Robb Montgomery:

Films nominated for Best Documentary

Interview with a cocaine merchant
Director: James Hyams

Big day for the “Va de bon coeur”
Director: Céline Argento

The amazing journey of a postal card
Director: Céline Argento

Nancy & the EF3
Director: Kalisha Whitman
United States

Breakfast of Champions
Director: Beraat GOKKUS

Difficult times for dairy farmers
Director: Valentin Emery

Director: Simon O’Neill

Today I will live
Director: Nico Piro

The judges for the competition:

Marta Machado, Thomson Reuters Foundation, London

Marcela Kunova, Journalism Co UK

Kim Fox, The American University Cairo

Jacques Rosselin, EFJ School of New Journalism, Paris

Naila Hamdy, The American University Cairo

#MojoAwards are organized by a global partnership of journalism schools and non-profits in order to recognize excellence in non-fiction visual storytelling.


Hear more about the competition from founder Robb Montgomery: