BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize 2023 is now open for entries!
BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize 2023: BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize, an international competition for emerging comic artists, organized in partnership with Caran d’Ache and the Espace des
inventions for its BDFIL have been recently opened for entries in its 2023 edition.
BDFIL, in partnership with Caran d’Ache, recently organized a new edition of its BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize 2023 inviting emerging comic artists worldwide to participate.
The theme of the contest is “Eureka”.
Each participant may enter one project only.
The jury, headed by a comic book artist, will be composed of a member of a museum, a specialized journalist, a publisher, a member of the University of Lausanne’s Comics Study Group, a Caran d’Ache member, and a festival representative. The jury will evaluate the respect of the conditions of the
present rules, the originality as well as the particular qualities of the scenario (execution, cut-out, etc.), and the graphic design.
➜ Every project should present a completely original story, in one panel related to the theme of the contest: “Eureka”. This theme can be freely interpreted. The project has to be presented in an A3 format (29,7 x 42 cm) in the French format (vertical). 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 BDFIL – Caran d’Ache Prize 2023 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 an album, regularly in a large-circulation newspaper or magazine, or an expert-reviewed online platform or under any editorial license.
Winners will share a prize of 5000 CHF, and they will be invited to the opening of the exhibition and the prize-giving ceremony on August 31, 2023.