The International Site BestCARTOONS.net,
The CULTURE CENTER of Deva city,
CRISAN Publishing House,
The ACCES Association Deva and
Are very glad to invite you to participate in
The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest, the 12th Edition / 2017 WinterCONTESTANTS
The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest is an open competition for artists all over the world. Anyone may take part, with no restrictions.
The participation is free of charge.
THEMES & NUMBER OF WORKS
1. Theme: WINTER (winter holidays, new year, winter sports, Santa Claus, snow, snowman, gifts, christmas tree, etc) - maximum 5 works
2. Free Theme: MY BEST OF 2016-2017 - maximum 5 works
Graphic Humor - Cartoons or Caricatures without words! (we accept also drawings with little text in english)
DEADLINE 30 November 2017
JURY & PRIZES
The Jury, made up of renowned cartoonists, will award the following prizes for the best works:
GOLD PRIZE - 500 $, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
SILVER PRIZE - 400 $, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
BRONZE PRIZE - 300 $, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
10 PRIZE for EXCELLENCE, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
Jury’s decisions are final.
Other Special Prizes offered by the sponsors may be awarded.
The prizes can be paid in Deva or can be posted to the cost of the receiver. The organizer does not assume any liability regarding taxes or bank charges.
The original drawings of the prize winning entries should be sent in maximum two weeks from the results announcement, well wrapped and protected against damages. The mail address for sending winning originals is: CRISAN Publishing House, strada Mihai Viteazu, bl. 47, ap 1, 330091 Deva, jud. Hunedoara, Romania.
WORKS & SUBMISSION OF WORKS
Works should be sent exclusively through the web page https://goo.gl/FZbKk4 . Detailed instructions here.
Works must be originals and any kind of graphical technique will be accepted, including digital artwork.
Entries can be either black and white or coloured. Size of entries is a A4 or A3 format.
The works must be digitized in 300 DPI resolution, RGB, JPG or PNG format, with the maximum limit of 5 MB.
The name of the cartoons, in english, must contain the entrant’s family name, given name, country and a few keywords related to the work. Example: CRISAN Horia - Romania - hunter - plane - dog
SUBMISSION OF ARTIST'S BIOGRAPHY, IN ENGLISH
The biography in english, containing the author’s details (photo or caricature, address, date of birth, education, profession, awards, publications, books, exhibitions, etc.) should be sent exclusively through the email address firstname.lastname@example.org .
EXHIBITION & RESULTS
The cartoons selected for the contest will be permanent exhibited, free of charge, on BestCARTOONS.net, for the visitors around the world and for the attention of all cartoonists (to prevent similarity, copying and steeling). Any cartoon which is similar, copied or stolen will not be awarded.
The contest results will be announced on the HumoDEVA 2017 Winter web site .
The eCatalog, in .pdf format, will be sent by email to all selected artists.
By participating, the entrants grant the organizers the right to use their entries as advertising for the HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest and for the site BestCARTOONS.net (e.g. as cartoon books, catalogs, advertising in the press, internet and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, etc., promotional gifts by the city council and /or cartoon contest organization, calendars, etc) without any special fees paid to the authors.
By submitting the works to The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest the artists accept the decisions of the Jury and the rules printed above.
All copyrights are held by the authors of the works.
Horia CRISAN, founder of HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest & owner of BestCARTOONS.net
Liviu STANILA, co-founder of HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest & illustrator