Comix Competition: Fumetto

Comix Competition
Fumetto – International Comix-Festival Lucerne holds a competition each year to give comic-creators the opportunity to compare their work, present it to a broader public, and exchange views with others. The competition’s theme this year is «The Future»
Deadline: 15th of January 2007 (date of postmark)
Format: A4 or A3 (other formats will be disqualified)
Form: only Comics (stories in picture form), no cartoons accepted
Number of pages: maximum 4 (only 1 comic)
Labelling: name, address, telephone number, e-mail and date of birth on the back of each page Packaging: sturdy envelope, no rolls
Return Postage: if the return postage is not enclosed or not sufficient, the works will not be sent back / For Swiss Nationals: stamps, or money in the value of the stamps needed / For Foreigners: 5 Euro
Categories: Cat. 1: 18 years or older / Cat. 2: 13 to 17 years / Cat. 3: up to 12 years of age
Fumetto assumes no liability in case the work sent to us is lost or damaged. Unless the sender instructs otherwise, Fumetto is entitled to use the work for journalistic reports, to publicise Fumetto, to show a reprint in a touring exhibition, and/or to pass on the addresses of the comic creators.
The 2007 Jury
ATAK/Georg Barber, Artist and Comic Artist, Berlin / Mirjam Broger, Culture Manager, Paris / Urs Hangartner, Journalist and Comics Expert, Lucerne / Sascha Hommer, Graphic Artist and Publisher, Hamburg / Suzanne Zahnd, Author, Zurich
Forty to fifty comics will be nominated by the jury for the exhibition during the festival. Those not nominated will be shown in folders.
Awarding of prizes
The prizes will be awarded on Saturday the 31st March 2007. All artists whose works are shown during the festival are invited to the ceremony, where the winners will be announced.
The Prizes
The jury will award three prizes in each age category. There will also be a prize for the best scenario, regardless of the categories. The festival’s visitors will be able to vote for the peoples choice award. The winners will receive cash prizes totalling 5000 CHF, and goods to the same value.
Category 1: Boesner-prize
Category 2: Data Quest-prize
Category 1: MIGROS-prize
Scenario prize awarded by «STRAPAZIN»
Public’s prize by the «Neue Luzerner Zeitung», work published in this newspaper
Send to:
Fumetto Competition, PO Box 5163, CH-6000 Luzern 5
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