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21st International Comics Festival in Serbia 2024

21st International Comics Festival in Serbia 2024 Deadline: June 10, 2024

Theme: comic, alternative comic, script and graphics

International Comics Festival is an event organized and led by Belgrade’s Student Cultural Center (SKC) Happy Gallery. The Festival is the biggest comics event in Serbia, and one of the most important in the Southeastern Europe.

Each year, the Festival is being held in Student Cultural Center Belgrade, during the last week of September (from Thursday to Sunday).

Festival is based on: the open international competition for authors of all ages, presentations of the most important comic authors worldwide, retrospective of domestic comics scene, support to young talents and comics publishers, popularization of comics and similar artistic expressions such as animation and illustration through various exhibitions and educational programs.

Propositions and rules:
- 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 International Comics Festival Contest 2024 that can be downloaded HERE
- Required language: English
- Page numbers should be written on the back of each page.
- Submitted works will be reviewed for official awards, sponsors' prizes and the festival exhibition.
- Theme, style, technique and genre are free-choice.
- Works that propagate racial, religious, nationalistic, political, personal or any other form of intolerance; express hate, insult, or language that in any other way disdain individuals, organizations, notions or entities; have propaganda of activities and ideologies related to legal entities, organizations, associations, movements, terrorist and extremist groups; contain pornographic content, will not be taken into consideration.
- Submitted works are not returned to the authors.

Awards & Prizes:
Grand Prix of the Festival (includes 500 €).
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 author.
Sponsors’ prizes.

Studentski Kulturni Centar
poštanski fah 567
Kralja Milana 48
11000 Belgrade

June 10th, 2024

Additional information:
E-mail: salonstripaskc@gmail.com


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