After 15 years of discussing the art of cartooning one thing became clear: cartoonists as all other human beings need to have fun. So, let's celebrate the forum's 15th anniversary with the funny cartoon contest! The International Jury: Vasiliy Alexandrov (Russia), Andrey Feldshteyn (USA), Yuri Manaev (Russia), Ivailo Tsvetkov (Bulgaria), Mikhail Zlatkovsky (Russia) will choose the best cartoons.
1. The theme for the 4th CARTUNION Cartoon Contest is: "Just Funny!" Please send us really funny cartoons which make you laugh.
2. Anybody can participate in the contest if he or she is older than eighteen years of age.
3. Three prizes will be awarded: a first prize of $700, a second prize of $500 and a third prize of $300. All sums are in US dollars. Ten additional cartoons will receive the Honors Diplomas (in electronic form).
4. Participants may submit up to three cartoons. Please do not submit works already awarded at any other cartoon contests.
5. The cartoon format should be A4 (21 x 29.7 cm), JPG, RGB, resolution 300 dpi. The maximum size for a single file is 3 MB.
6. Please send submission by e-mail to: email@example.com
7. The participant name, address, telephone and short biography should be included in submission.
8. Please write your name and country in the "Subject" line of your email submission (Smith_Australia).
9. Please name the submitted files as follows: Last Name_First Name_Country_work number (Smith_John_Australia_2).
10. By entering the contest, participant confirms that he or she is the author of the works and agrees that the Contest Organizer has the right to publish works on the Internet or other media, as well as to use them in any other way without restriction. By sending works, author agrees that Contest Organizer has the right to reproduce copies free of charge for publication on electronic resources, in print media and other sources without additional approvals and rewards. The work submitted to the Contest must not violate copyrights or infringe on the rights of others, violate confidentiality or contain defamation and insult against any company or person. The Contest Organizer will not be held liable if the participants do not take these rules into account. Participants pledge to release the Organizer in case of any claims by third parties which may arise if these conditions are not met.
11. The Jury of the Contest is not responsible for cases of plagiarism and is expecting that cartoonists will help the Jury to identify such works. Shortlist of award nominees will be shown to the general public shortly before the final results are announced.
12. The contest catalog will be posted online.
13. The deadline for entries is Friday, August 20, 2021. The results will be announced in September of 2021.
14. The Contest Organizer is International Forum Cartunion: http://www.cartoonblues.com/forum
Forum Administrator is Andrey Feldshteyn (USA).