30.5.09

Theme for Austrian Cartoon Award 2009: Crisis as an Opportunity

Austrian Cartoon Award 2009 - "crisis as an opportunity"
conditions of participation - theme 2009 "crisis as an opportunity"
1.) General Information
The contest is open to all cartoonists and illustrators worldwide. Applicants can be either professionals or amateurs and must be 18 years of age by the date of application. Up to a maximum of 3 submissions will be accepted by each participant. Previously awarded works can not take part in the competition.
The "Austrian Cartoon Award" will take place excluding the jurisdiction of a court.
2.) Entry application
Entries must be submitted either via post and addressed to
"Austrian Cartoon Award 2009" c/o Werbeagentur Morre, Johann-Kamp-Platz 1, A-8074 Graz-Raaba Austria / Europe
or online under http://www.cartoonaward.com/
Only application forms filled in correctly will be accepted. Download entry form
3.) Procedure
1st round
All entries for this award must be received on or before 31st july 2009 either online or via post (only copies!) to be considered by the ACA Jury. The best 120 nominations of the first round will qualify for the final and deciding round of the Austrian Cartoon Award 2009.
final round
All participants of the final round will be notified either via e-mail or post. Originals must be signed and submitted latest by the 10th september 2009 - copies will not be accepted!
Should the deadline not be met, the application will be disqualified and the following best entry from the first round will be nominated to take part in the final round.
From the final 120 nominations the jury will select the best three in each category. Finalist will receive a written notification.

First round: Submission of cartoons
Requirements for online entries:
• Maximum size 15 x 20 cm (vertical or horizontal format)
• Colour profile: Bitmap, grayscales or RGB
• 240 to 300 dpi resolution
• dataformat: JPEG, JPG (maximum)
• max. data volume: 1,5 MB
Requirements for entries via post:
copies or prints (no originals for the first round), black and white or colour on paper
• minimum size 21 x 30 cm (A4 vertical or horizontal format)
• maximum size 30 x 42 cm (A3 vertical or horizontal format)
The name of the contestant and the titel of the entry have to be indicated on the reverse side of each submission.
Final round: Submission of the best 120 original cartoons
Measurements of the originals
• minimum 21 x 30 cm (A4 vertical or horizontal format)
• maximum 30 x 42 cm (A3 vertical or horizontal format)
The name of the contestant and the titel of the entry have to be indicated on the reverse side of each submission.
Only cartoons on paper and on no other materials can take part in the competition.
It is required that every entry conforms to the stated limits and size before it can be given jury consideration.
posting of originals:
• flat not folded and placed between two pieces of carton
• or rolled up.
The host can not be made liable for any damage caused by posting or caused during the exhibition.
4.) Jury
Jury members are caricaturists, artists and media representatives. The decisions of the judges are final and irrevocable.
5.) The ACA Cartoon Award Annual 2009
The M+N Medienverlag (publisher) will publish the 120 best cartoons in the ACA Annual.
6.) Copyright
Through the participation in the ACA contest the right of advertisments such as publications in the Annual, catalogues, newspapers etc. is given to the awards organiser. The submitted originals remain with the host.
The organiser reserves the right to reduce the advertised prize money in the event of an unexpected cancellation of sponsors’ consents. In that case, the awardees are entitled to 50 percent of the initially advertised prize money.
The "Austrian Cartoon Award" will take place excluding the jurisdiction of a court.
Compositor's errors and printing errors excepted. Place of jurisdiction: Graz.
ACA timetable 2009
official start of austrian cartoon award 2009: 1st may 2009
deadline for entry cartoons: 31st july 2009
first jury session: august 2009
deadline for entry originals: september 2009
final jury session: september 2009.

1 comment:

rituparno said...

digital computer works can be submitted for the contest? rituparno from India