This years subject is Indulgence or Addiction
Each year, Fumetto – International Comix-Festival Lucerne holds a competition to give comic creators the opportunity to compare their work, present it to a broader public and to exchange views with others. The competition's theme this year is
Indulgence or addiction – once in a while, off and on, regularly, self-indulgently. . .?. – What does indulgence mean to me? How much indulgence do I need? And do I want more and more of it? Do I still have the amount under control? When does indulgence turn into addiction? Do I indulge alone or together with others?
Public Health Departement
- Deadline: 3th of January 2014 (date of postmark)
- Application: apply on fumetto.ch/wettbewerb (user number), print and enclose
- Format: A4 or A3 (other formats will be disqualified)
- Form: only comics (stories in picture form), no digital entries
- Number of pages: maximum 4 (only 1 comic-story)
- Labelling: name, address, telephone number, e-mail, user number, date of birth and paging on theback of each page
- Packaging: sturdy envelope, no rolls
- Return postage: For Swiss Nationals only: stamps or money in the value of the stamps needed. For Foreigners: 10 Euro. If the return postage is not enclosed or not sufficient the works will not be sent back but kept for one year only.
- Categories: Cat. 1: 18 years or older / Cat. 2: 13 to 17 years / Cat. 3: up to 12 years of age (reference date is the deadline)
- Schools: enclose a list with names and details (see «Labelling») of the participating students and information about school, class, teacher, e-mail and telephone number.
The 2014 Jury
- Patrick Frey, Author, actor, editor, Zurich
- Jean Christophe Menu, Comic author / editor, France
- M.S. Bastian / Isabelle L., Artist couple art/comix
- Biel / Andreas Platthaus, Editor of F.A.Z. Feuilleton Frankfurt am Main
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 winners will be announced and the prizes awarded on Saturday the 5th of April 2014.
Fumetto will award three prizes in each 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.