Terms of the 6th International Cartoon and Film-Strip Contest

Green Cross Belarus
The State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education Moscow Institute of Open Education (SAEI HE MIOE) “Centre for Continuous Art Education”
With the information support of the Union of Teachers-Artists
within the framework of the project «In my homeland”

ANNOUNCE

the 6th International Cartoon and Film-Strip Contest

New time brings new opportunities. Digital photos and computers facilitated greatly the hard work on filming cartoons and slidefilms and opened a page of animated cartoons made at school and home. Currently, there is a unique niche for little and young artists and their teachers to express their creative ideas in a form of a cartoon and a slidefilm.

Topics:

In 2021 we will be glad to see the art works at the FREE topic as well as on the next themes:

  • «Story without words» (justified silece)
  • «Impression»

Conditions of participation in the Contest of Cartoons:

1/ A work has to be made following the technology of stop-motion with the use of any materials. Works made using computer graphics are not to be considered.

2/ Technical requirements for a work: a resolution of at least 720x576 for the frame size of 4:3 or 720x480 for the frame size of 16:9; a recommended codec is H.264.

Conditions of participation in the Contest of Stripfilms:

1/ A work has to contain 15-64 frames and can be made using any technique (a picture, a collage, an applique work, dolls, etc.) and materials. Works made using computer graphics are not to be considered.

2/ The works have to be saved in a digital form; a resolution of at least 1600х1200 for the frame size of 4:3 or 1920х1080 for the frame size of 16:9.

3/ The works have to be provided in the form of numbered images in JPEG format or a single file in PDF format (prefered).

4/ The text is placed in a separate area under each picture.

General conditions:

1/ Who can participate:

  • Creative teams of art schools, schools of arts, colleges of arts, art studios;
  • Family creative groups;
  • Separate participants made the whole work by themselves.

Young people, aged 5-18, have to be creators of the works.

2/ The work has to be completed in the year of holding the Contest.

3/ The work has to contain credits which indicate the name, author (-s), used materials indicating the author and the name (music, film fragments, pictures, drawings, etc.), place and year of the production.

4/ The works in foreign languages have to have subtitles in Russian, Belarusian or English.

5/ The work has to be submitted via special free file-sharing services (e.g. drive.google.comcloud.mail.ruwww.dropbox.comdisk.yandex.ru ). The link is to be indicated in the registration form.

Fill in the registration form

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THE WORKS – JANUARY 15, 2021.

RESULTS OF THE CONTEST:

The jury board will include artists, artists-teachers, animation artists and other animation experts.

The jury will consider the works submitted for the Contest in February 2021 and determine prize and diploma winners in various categories. Works of prize winners will be shown during the work of the International Conference of Artists-Teachers in Minsk and at the opening ceremony of the exhibition “In My Homeland” which is to be held in April 2021. Moreover, they will be available in the electronic gallery of art and animation works on the official website of the Contest “In My Homeland” (www.children-art.org).

The Organizers retain the right to reproduce the submitted works in order to promote and develop the Contest and to use in methodical activities without the author's consent.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

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