The International Comics Festival organize for the 9th year in a row in association with the Caisse d'Epargne, the Poitou-Charentes region and Magelis, an international contest named "Young Talents".
This contest is free of charge and opened to comic strip writers, aged of at least 17 years and have never published professionally.
The participants must create a full comic strip story complete with title, with or without text, with one, two or three original story boards (printed versions are accepted as originals) in black and white or colour. There is no imposed theme.
French (vertical form) A3 size paper is compulsory (29,7 x 42 cm maximum).
Please write your name, first name, address and telephone number on the back of each sheet. Enclose a cv and photocopies of the work in a press book / portfolio type document e.t.c...
Post all documents flat (not rolled up in a tube) before Novembre 13th, 2009 at the following address :
9ème ART + / Festival International de la Bande Dessinée
Prix “Jeunes Talents”
71, rue Hergé
16 000 ANGOULEME
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