Tuesday, 1 June 2010

8th international comics festival contest 2010

8th international comics festival contest 2010Štampa
SKC Happy Gallery
Kralja Milana 48
11 000 Belgrade
Propositions and rules: 
•    Participants are not age-limited
•    HIGH QUALITY COPIES ONLY, up to 4 pages, will be accepted. Works have to be sent via post office (e-mails excluded). Along with their work, participants are also required to send a filled APPLICATION FORM for the 8th International Comics Festival Contest which can be downloaded 
•    Required language: English
•    Theme, style, technique and genre are free-choice 
•    Page numbers should be written on the back of each page

incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration)

•    Submitted works will be reviewed by the jury and selected works will be shown at the Festival exhibition.     
Awards & Prizes: 
•    Grand prix of the Festival (includes 1000 Euros) 
•    Awards for the best traditional style comic, the best alternative comic, the best script and the best graphics
•    Special jury award for inventiveness  
•    Awards in the category up to 15 years of age: Young Lion special award (the best entry in the category), Special jury award for the best idea, Special jury award for maturity and imagination 
•    Special jury award for the youngest contestant  
•    Sponsors’ prizes
More about the Festival here
Additional information: 



Competition topic: HERO
There is always a persons whose actions represent the values of his time. Who are they today?
Term of participation in the competition:
Number of pages: no more than 3 (one finished story in Russian or in English or without words).
Format: А4 (other formats won’t be accepted for participation).
Deadline for accepting the works: August, 15, 2010.
Requirements for works providing: works are provided in TIF, 300dpi, it is not allowed to use layers, ZIP or RAR archiving are recommended.
Form and conditions — download (PDF)
Works sending:
1 way – by e-mail boomfest@gmail.com, use share site is possible.
2 way – by post to the address Russia, 198095, St. Petersburg, Shvetsova st., 10 – 59, to Yakovlev D. V.
Age groups:
1 group – up to 14 years inclusive;
2 group – from15 years and upwards.
The best works will be exhibited on the main ground of the festival in September 2010. Participation in the exhibition is free.
Competition nominations:
For each age group different grand prizes are provided: prize for best script, prize for graphic solution
Winners will be announced on the last week-end of September.
Prizes will be granted by Festival partners.
Works sended without an application form won’t be accepted for participation.
Festival organizing committee can use fragments of sended works for mass media provision in terms of Festival or contest advertising. Besides, works included in exhibition program will be put up on the festival site, printed in the catalogue and can be used in movable exhibitions in Russia or beyond the borders of the country.



DEADLINE 28th JULY 2010!


Created in 2005, Dessinateurs de demain (Tomorrow’s artists) is the comix competition of BD-FIL, the international comix Festival in Lausanne (Switzerland). It is dedicated to the promotion of new talent.

The competition is open to anyone over the age of 15 who has not yet been published and carries prize money totalling CHF 4’500.- (€ 3’000.- approx.).

The theme for the 2010 edition is the memories of childhood. Winners will be invited to stay during the Festival (10th – 12th September 2010).

All or a selection of projects entered in the competition (depending on the number of entries received) will be put on show. The deadline for entries is Wednesday 28th July (date of postmark as proof).

full details here:

Make sure you look at past winners to get an idea of what the market asks for!