18.03.2017

iJUNGLE Illustration Awards 2017

The awarded entries will be asked later to send a new, higher resolution file, after the Jury decisions..

About
iJungle 2017 Illustration Awards is a competition to celebrate the world´s art of illustration. 


About
iJungle 2017 Illustration Awards is a competition to celebrate the world´s art of illustration. Located in Europe, it is opened to illustrators, agencies, representatives, students and teachers all over the world. iJungle 2017 has 7 categories

Book, Editorial, Comics, Commercial, New Talent (Student), Self-Promotion and Video Games Art. 
A jury of some of the world´s best illustrators and art directors will select the winners. All winning entrants will be exhibit in the iJungle 2017 Illustrational Annual!  iJungle 2017 Illustration Awards will also distribute the following awards:
1 Best of the best;
1 Gold medal for each category (7 gold medals);
Up to 20 Merit Awards for each category (Up to 140 Merit Awards).

Categories
Book
Illustration works commissioned in the form of printed and digital picturebooks for children, youth and adults, book covers for text books, inside illustrations, interactive books, works of fiction and non-fiction, zines, artist books.

Editorial
Illustration works commissioned for printed and digital magazines, newspapers, fanzines, other publications. Includes illustrations for articles, news items, cartoons, political satire, reports and others.

Commercial
Illustration works commissioned in the form of printed or digital advertising, merchandising, posters, greetings cards, annual reports, packaging, brochures, leaflets, calendars, toys, vinyl toys, plush toys, CDs, DVDs, record sleeves, stamps, board games, animations or websites and others, which have been commercially commissioned.

New Talent (Student)
Open to all illustration students in all countries.

Self-Promotion
Unpublished work, gallery art, personal or experi­mental work, commissioned but not published work by professionals)

Comics
Illustration works commissioned in the form of printed or digital comics and graphic novels.

Video Games Art
Most original visuals/art direction for games from all platforms: Mobile, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo or PC. In Video game Art, you should send 10 screenshots that represent the main atmosphere, characters and scenery.

Awards
A jury of some of the world´s best illustrators and art directors will select the winners.

All winning entrants will be exhibit in the iJungle 2017 Illustration Annual! This book will be available FOR FREE online and at the iBook Store, reaching thousands of Art Directors, Illustrators, Representatives, Gallerists and Curators worldwide, giving the awarded members international recognition!

iJungle 2017 Illustration Awards will also distribute the following awards:

1 Best of the Best (chosen from one of the gold medalists)
1 Gold Medal for each category (7 gold medals)
Up to 20 Merit Awards for each category (Up to 140 Merit Awards).

Elegibility
iJungle Illustration Awards are opened to illustration works from any country in the world. Entries first created or published from 2014 through 2016 are eligible. There is a limit of 5 works that each illustrator can submit for all categories, except Video game Art, that has up to 10 works.

Deadline: October 30, 2017

Entries can either be:
Single Image Entry ($10 US dollars for one upload per entry) or Multiple Image Entry ($35 US dollars for up to five related uploads per entry except Video game Art, that has 10 works.) In Video game Art, you should send 10 screenshots that represent the main atmosphere of characters and scenery.
New Talent/Student ($10 US dollars and can send up to five uploads for entry) Work must be entered into one of the 7 categories: Book, Editorial, Comics, Commercial, New Talent (Student), Self-Promotion and Video Games Art.

Statement:
By entering the jungle Illustration Awards the participants recognize the elements they fill are true and they are the original authors of their works and holders of the copyright. The participants agree that the organizing committee has the right to refuse to receive works which may be considered offensive morally, political or religiously. Submission of entries acknowledges the right of the organizers to use them for the publication of the catalog/book of the event (including digital publication), for promotion of the event purposes (including posting in social media and adds) and for an eventual exhibition regarding the iJungle event. Any different use of the entries needs the participant's approval.

How To Enter
Participators should fill the Enter page,with all the informations required. Before uploading, please prepare your submission by confirming the following:
1. Make sure you fill your email address. The committee will contact you by this email address.
2. Write in advance the title and description of your works in English, for the Jury to understand).
3. Send us your digital files saved as JPG, 72 dpi, RGB (not CMYK), 1024 pixels on the longest side, less than 500KB.

The awarded entries will be asked later to send a new, higher resolution file, after the Jury decisions. At the end of the Enter page, after uploading the works, participators will be asked to pay the entry fee:
Single Image Entry/Student - $10 (US dollars)
Multiple Image Entry - $35 (US dollars)

(these fees are needed to support the jury´s expenses, the publication of the digital book, web structure and more)

Jury:
Feifei RUAN (Chi)
Sara FANELLI (Ita)
Simon PRADES (Ger)

Steve SIMPSON (Uk)

Form:
http://ijungleawardsenter.com/
Source:
http://www.graphiccompetitions.com/jump.php?contest=ijungle-illustration-awards-2017