The Municipality of Jaíba, Minas Gerais, Brazil, director of the BANANA COMICS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL - comics, cartoons and animation, invites animators, cartoonists, designers, comic artists and graphic artists to participate in the contest.
1 - CATEGORIES:
The Banana Comics integrates two categories professional and one special for the new talents:
a) Professional category: COMICS - CARTOON - ANIMATION
b) Special category: schools of the Jaíba Region: COMICS - CARTOON
COMICS: (up to 2 pages). Balloons with texts must be in the Portuguese language.
CARTOON: (humorous drawing without text)
ANIMATION: Animated 2D or 3D animation with a maximum duration of 5 minutes, sent in the display format.
A digital file with H264 video CODEC, AAC Stereo Audio and MP4 or MOV extension is indicated. The file should be sent by the official website of the event.
2 - THE PARTICIPATING WORKS CAN ONLY BE SENT IN THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE
BANANACOMICS.COM.BR EVENT BY THE UPLOAD SYSTEM OF THE SITE.
FOLLOW THE STEP BY STEP OF HOW TO SEND:
Step 1 - To participate, you need to create a profile on www.brazilcartoon.com, fill out the form.
Step 1 - Publish in www.brazilcartoon.com at least 5 works (portfolio), that is, works by the artist, but which are not competing in the festival.
* This portfolio published on www.brazilcartoon.com will be evaluated by the jury and will add points in the professional category, and also ensure the safety that the participants are actually the authors.
3 - THEME:
All categories must comply with the BANANA theme. The graphic technique is free. We want to receive creative, original, fun ideas that value BANANA, the most consumed fruit in the world.
4 - DATES:
Registration until March 30, 2020
Pre-selection: November 19 / 2019
Awards: November 23 / 2019
5 - PARTICIPATION:
a) Professionals and amateurs can register
b) INEDITISMO: the works must be unpublished, that is, they could not have been awarded in other events until the final date of the inscriptions of Banana Comics.
c) QUANTITY: maximum 2 works per category.
6 - FORMATS:
CARTUM: 200 DPI JPG at most 2000 pixels (vertical or horizontal)
COMICS: 200 DPI JPG at most 2000 pixels (vertical or horizontal)
ANIMATIONS: Video format Mp4 in maximum 5 minutes.
Important: Uploaded files must be named as follows:
country_name artist_category_name. Example: joaosilva_brasil_cartum_01
7 - QUANTITY:
Each artist can enter a maximum of 2 works per category.
CARTUM: (graphic humor, without text, with Banana theme),
COMICS: (History illustrated in sequence on the Banana being able to contain balloons with texts.
* Balloons with texts in Portuguese language.
ANIMATION (Banana cartoon with a maximum of 5 minutes duration)
* Audio (dialogs in another language) should always contain the legend in Portuguese.
8 - AWARDS:
The purchase premiums will be granted in a total amount of R$ 33,000.00 (Thirty-three thousand Reais) divided as follows:
A prize of R$15,000.00 (Fifteen thousand Reais) denominated BIG PRIZE, chosen among the winners of the professional categories: (a, b and c.)
* The amounts will be paid in Brazilian currency (Real), regardless of the dollar.
a) Cartoon Prize R$ 5,000.00 (Five thousand Reais)
b) Comics Prize R$ 5,000.00 (Five thousand Reais)
c) Animation Award R$ 5,000.00 (Five thousand Reais)
d) Jury Prize R$ 1,000.00 (One thousand reais) per hour by electronic voting open.
e) Prize School of the municipality of Jaíba R$ 2,000.00 (for students) - This category is reserved only for Brazilians
9 - JURY:
The trial will take place in two stages.
1 - Pre-selection judging committee: will select the finalist works.
2 - Awards judging committee: will award the works.
The Festival invited a select group of jurors with vast experience, recognized and trained so that the result is as balanced and fair as possible.
10 - BANANA SILVER TROPHY:
Besides the monetary value, the winning authors will receive the Silver Banana trophy (alluding to Banana Prata, the most cultivated species in Jaíba).
11 - HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Other prizes and mentions may be established at the discretion of the Awards Committee.
12 - FRAUDS AND PLAGUES:
The result of the award may be challenged up to one week after the opening of the Exhibition, with adequate proof of any irregularities committed, without the knowledge of the juries.
Should fraud or plagiarism be found in any work, the jury will be informed, it will issue an official opinion and the prize awarded may be canceled.
Participation is free. Amateur and professional artists can participate. To be able to subscribe, you must have a www.brazilcartoon.com profile. If you are already registered in www.brazilcartoon.com , use your login and password.
Good luck! :)
Organizer and Director of Brazil Cartoon
Vice President of CARTUMINAS - Association of Cartoonists of the state of Minas Gerais - Brazil
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