Fumetto Conditions

Deadline: 2.1.2017 (date of postmark)

Application: apply here, print and enclose application

Format: A4 or A3 (other formats enclose application will be disqualified)

Form: only comics (stories in picture form), no digital entries

Number of pages: maximum 4 (only 1 comic-story)

Labelling: name, address, telephone number, e-mail, user number, date of birth and paging on the  back of each page

Packaging: sturdy envelope, no rolls

Return postage: For Swiss Nationals only: stamps or money in the value of the stamps needed. For Foreigners: 15 Euro. If the return postage is not enclosed or not sufficient the works will not be sent back but kept for one year only.

Cat. 1: 18 years or older
Cat. 2: 13 to 17 years
Cat. 3: up to 12 years of age
(reference date is the deadline)

Schools: enclose a list with names and details (see «Labelling») of the participating students and information about school, class, teacher, e-mail and telephone number.


The Jury 2017:
  • Annette Schindler, Director Fantoche - International Animationfilm Festival, Baden
  • Sharad Sharma, Cartoonist & Founder World Comics Network, Delhi
  • Steve Michiels, Cartoonist / Prof of. Illustration (Luca School of Arts), Ghent
  • Isabelle Pralong, Comic Artist / Prof. of Illustration & Comic (CFPAA), Geneva
  • Alice Grünfelder, Editor, Zurich

Exhibition:  Forty to fifty comics will be nominated by the jury for the exhibition during the festival. Those not nominated will be shown in folders.

Awarding of Prize: The winners will be announced and the prizes awarded in april 2017.

The Prizes: Fumetto will award three prizes in each category. There will also be a prize for the best scenario, regardless of the categories. The festival‘s visitors will be able to vote for the peoples choice award. The winners will receive cash prizes totalling CHF 5'000.- and goods to the same value.

Send to:
Fumetto Wettbewerb, Rössligasse 12, CH-6004 Lucerne, Switzerland
Confirmation of participation will be sent by the end of January 2017. The works will be returned by the end of August 2017.

Fumetto assumes no liability in case the work sent to us is lost, or damaged. Fumetto acquires the using rights of all submitted works. In particular, Fumetto is entitled to use all submitted works, as well as parts of it, for journalistic coverage, self-promotion and/or possibly for reproductions in publications or a touring exhibition. Unless the sender instructs otherwise, Fumetto is entitled to pass on the addresses of the comic creators.

For participants from COMUNDO-countries: special regulations for (re-)shipment through the country program managers