BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize 2024

In 2024, BDFIL is partnering with Caran d’Ache and La Ferme des Tilleuls for its BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize for emerging comic
artists competition. With a prize of CHF 5’000.- divided between the winners, it is open to anyone aged 15 and over who has never
been published. The theme of the 2024 edition is “HA HA HA HA”.
The winners of the three BDFIL prizes will be invited to the opening of the exhibition and the prize-giving ceremony (21th September
2024). The deadline for entries is Monday, 10th June 2024.

1. GENERAL TERMS OF PARTICIPATION
The competition BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize is open to anyone 15 years of age or older, living in Switzerland or abroad, whose work has never been published
in the form of album, regularly in a large-circulation newspaper or magazine, or an expert reviewed online platform or under any editorial license.
Participants whose work is being published when the jury deliberates (17th June 2024) will be disqualified. Each participant may enter one project only. As the competition aims to encourage and recompense complete artiste, collective entries will not be accepted. Winners of previous editions of the competition,
except for special mentions, are not allowed to participate.

2. SUBMISSION OF PROJECTS
Every project should present a complete original story, in a single panel, with or without text, closely related to the theme of the contest: “HA HA HA HA”.
This theme can be freely interpreted. The project has to be presented on an A3 format (29,7 x 42 cm) in the French format (vertical). Projects that do not
comply with this format will be automatically excluded from the competition. The style, form and materials used for the project are left to the free choice
of the author. The language used for the texts and dialogues must be English or French.
The contact information of the participant must be clearly indicated on the back of the project: last name, first name, date of birth (day/month/year), complete Rules for the BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize for Emerging Comic Artists (February 2024)

postal address, telephone number (landline and/or mobile) and e-mail address.
He or she must also indicate the working technique used for the creation and the coloring if needed.

3. DEADLINE FOR PARTICIPATION
Participants in the competition have to send their work to BDFIL (BDFIL, Comics competition BDFIL 2024, Place de la Cathédrale 12, 1005 Lausanne -Switzerland) in order to be received before Monday 10th June 2024 at the
latest.
The submission of a project implies the acceptance of the present rules and must be accompanied by the completed form and the proof of payment if the
participant wants the work to be send back (point 10 of the present rules).

4. SENDING / DELIVERING PROJECTS
Each project (original or print) must arrive at BDFIL flat, neither folded and rolled, and packaged in such a way as to ensure optimum protection. BDFIL
will send by e-mail an acknowledgement of receipt of the projects received, by the 14th June 2024 at the latest. Any projects sent from outside of Switzerland
must contain the information “no commercial value”* clearly indicated on the customs document. The submission of projects to the BDFIL office is
only possible from Monday to Thursday, from 2 to 5 pm, until 10th June 2024.

5. RESULTS AND PRIZES
Three BDFIL prizes:

1st Prize CHF 2’000.

2nd Prize CHF 1’500.

3rd Prize CHF 1’000.

Read the Rules in English.

Website link: https://bdfil.ch/concours/prix-bdfil-caran-dache-pour-la-releve/

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2024 8:00 am
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    June 10, 2024 12:00 am
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Event Details
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2024 8:00 am
  • End Date
    June 10, 2024 12:00 am
  • Status
    Showing
  • Location
  • Category