48th International Cartoon Contest, Umoristi A Marostica 2018, Italia
The contest is open to all cartoonists, illustrators and graphic artists from all over the world. It is possible to participate also out of the competition. This request excludes the author from the award of the prizes.
The theme of the contest is WATER...
Authors can participate with a maximum of 3 works (Cartoons or Strips), inherent to the theme proposed in relation to man, his existence and the society where he lives, seen in a humorous viewpoint. In order to be understood worldwide and beyond every linguistic barrier, the works must be without dialogue or texts.
Works must be inedited (that is, neither published before nor used to participate in other competitions). The organization can decide to exclude from the award of the prizes those works that are found to have been already edited
2. Shipping of the works and deadlines
Works and entry form can be sent both by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Otherwise, they can be sent through the following services by 31 March 2018 (EXTENDED:) 6 APRIL 2018 :
Google Drive https://drive.google.com/
Mail: UMORISTI A MAROSTICA Pro Marostica - Piazza Castello 1-36063 MAROSTICA (VI) – ITALIA
The works, in black/white or color made with any technique, must be in GIF, JPG, PNG or PDF, 150 dpi resolution, saved in high quality, weight max. 3 MB. Larger files will not be accepted.
The acceptance of the works, the selection, and the assigning of the prizes are completely up to the Jury nominated by the "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense". The Jury's decisions are unquestionable and uncontestable
3. Delivery of the Original Works and the Award of the Prices
The authors selected by the jury will receive an email with the informations about the deadlines and the modality to send the original works.
If the work is realized exclusively with a digital technique, the author will have to send a dated, numbered and signed copy of the work.
The Jury will award the "International Grand Prix Scacchiera", the Special prize "Sandro Carlesso", the Special prize "Marco Sartore" and 10 Special prizes "Umoristi A Marostica". Other special prizes or honorary mentions may be awarded.
The results of the Jury will be given directly to all participating artists by email and published on the web site www.umoristiamarostica.it.
4. Opening Ceremony, Awarding and Acceptance of the Regulation
The opening ceremony and the prize distribution will take place on May 19, 2018 at Castello Inferiore of Marostica. The exhibition will be open until June 17, 2018.
All the authors selected will receive a free copy of catalogue. Non-selected participants will have the possibility to demand the catalogue compiling the form on the web site www.umoristiamarostica.it
The works selected for the exhibition and for the catalogue will not be returned and will be included in the collection of "Umoristi A Marostica Museum".
The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" reserves the right to authorize the reproduction of the works and the diffusion of them through various communication means citing the author with the words "Taken from Umoristi A Marostica", without any payment. The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" is not responsible for transport damages.
The participation in the contest implies the complete acceptance of all the conditions and rules from the author.