Comix competition (Int.) 2015
The competition's theme 2015 is «Hereafter»
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 2015 is
Hereafter – Fumetto is travelling to the distant future. What will our daily lives look like in times to come? Which ideas and inventions will influence us and what will remain the same for an eternity? How will scientific research shape our society and existence and impact what lies ahead?
Partner: SCNAT Swiss Academy of Sciences
Christophe Badoux, Comic artist, ZurichDr. Jana Jakoubek, Artistic Director Fumetto, LucerneChristian Maiwald, Comic journalist, BerlinMax, Comic artist, MajorcaPaulina Szczesniak, Editorial art journalist Tages-Anzeiger, 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 winners will be announced and the prizes awarded on saturday the 7th of march 2015.
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 CHF 5'000.- and goods to the same value.
- Deadline: 2th of january 2015 (date of postmark)
- Format: A4 or A3 (other formats enclose application 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 the back 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.
Thijs Desmet, Kruishoutem (BE), *1988
Peoples Choice Award
Taissija Faltin, Zürich (CH), *1999
Nastya Martashova, Moskau (RU), *1996