The contest is held annually by the International Festival of Comics and Games in Łódź, Poland. The International Festival of Comics and Games features various competitions and contests. One of them is the competition for a short comics story, where participants prepare a comics, up to 8 pages long. It has been organized since 1991.
The allowed techniques are: drawing, painting, digital art and photography. A participant can submit one complete and full story, up to 8 pages.
The pages should be in a vertical A4 (210 x 297 mm) or A3 (297 x 420 mm) format. On the back of each page there should be: title of the work, page number, name and surname of the author/s, their functions (artist/scenarist etc.), home address, e-mail and phone number.
The names of the authors should be written only on the back of the page
When sending original pages, copies or prints you should enclose a CD or DVD with the digital version of the work (tiff or jpg, CMYK, A4 –300DPI).
Who may enter ?
The contest is open to anyone.
You may submit a short comic story, up to 8 pages. There is no theme.
The following techniques are allowed: drawing, painting, digital art and photography.
The entry fee is 10 €.
• Grand Prize: 7,000 PLN
• 1st prize: 4,500 PLN
• 2nd prize: 3,500 PLN
• 3rd prize: 2,000 PLN
• Three special awards: 1,000 PLN each