Giovanni Capriotti is an independent documentary photographer and videographer pursuing long-form visual narratives with a focus on socio-cultural issues. His work largely concentrates on inviting viewers into unique and intimate stories to understand different facets of life and human condition. Giovanni is currently a Multimedia Image/Video Producer at University of Guelph-Humber, and continues to accept commissions. He is on the Advisory Board of the Loyalist College Photojournalism Program and runs photography workshops and lectures. Giovanni resides in Toronto with his wife and daughter. 

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CLIENTS  PUBLICATIONS  MENTIONS 

United Nation High Commissioner Refugees - UNHCR / Toronto Star / Montreal Gazette / The Globe and Mail / Maclean's Magazine / Canadian Press / National Post / Ottawa Citizen / Edmonton Journal / Canon Global / La Stampa / Corriere Della Sera / National Geographic Italia / Spiegel Online / Ontario HIV Treatment Network / Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network / Yamaha Music Japan / GCICanada / Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada / University of Guelph-Humber / Têtu / Il Post / True North Journal / Ciao Praga / RAI3 - Il Mondo Nuovo / Postmedia / QMI Agency / Manitoulin Expositor / Manitoulin Recorder / Metro Rome / Metro Toronto / Canadian Bar Association Magazine / Lens Magazine / Rotary International

Giovanni holds a BFA in photography from the London College of Communication, is a graduate of the Loyalist College Photojournalism Program Dean's List and completed the NPPA Advanced Visual Storytelling Workshop. His work has been exhibited internationally through the World Press Photo Foundation, NPAC, Contact Photography Festival Toronto, Italian Institute of Culture Montreal, DDProject Trieste, Tokyo International Foto Awards. 

ACCOLADES

  • 2018: Tokyo International Photo Awards - Silver Editorial-sports
  • 2018: Tokyo International Photo Awards - Bronze Editorial-Photo Essay
  • 2017: World Press Photo - 1st Place Sport Stories
  • 2017: Lucie Foundation IPA - 2nd Place Pro Editorial Photo Essay and Feature Story
  • 2017: News Photographers Association Canada - 3rd Place Picture Story Feature
  • 2017: Ontario Premier's Awards Nominee
  • 2017: PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris - Honorable Mention Pro Press/Sports
  • 2017: Lucie Foundation IPA - 2 Honorable Mentions Pro Editorial Sport
  • 2016: Lucie Foundation IPA - Honorable Mention Pro Deeper Perspective 
  • 2016: Lucie Foundation IPA - 2 Honorable Mentions Pro Editorial Feature Story
  • 2016: Lucie Foundation IPA - Honorable Mention Pro Editorial Sports 
  • 2016: CCNAwards - 3rd Place Best Photo Essay
  • 2015: OCNA - 3rd Place Best Photo Layout
  • 2015: OCNA - Honorable Mention Student Photography 
  • 2015: School Of Media Loyalist College - Dean's List
  • 2015: Loyalist College Doug Wicken Documentary Photography Award - Winner
  • 2015: News Photographers Association Canada - Finalist/HM Student Photographer Of The Year
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