26.07.2018

iJungle 2018 Illustration Awards, China

iJungle 2018 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 2018 has 7 categories: Book, Editorial, Comics, Commercial, New Talent (Student), Self-Promotion and Video Games Art..


iJungle 2018 Illustration Awards, China..

About
iJungle 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Illustrational Annual!  iJungle 2018 Illustration Awards will also distribute the following awards:

1 Best of the best;
Up to 1 Gold medal for each category (7 gold medals);
Up to 20 Merit Awards for each category (Up to 140 Merit Awards).
All awarded illustrators will receive an AWARD CERTIFICATE.
The Gold Medalists will have e-magazines dedicated to their work with an interview, with extensive social media promotion.

Deadline: October 15, 2018

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Unpublished work, gallery art, personal or experi­mental work, commissioned but not published work by professionals)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 2018 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 2018 Illustration Awards will also distribute the following awards:
1 Best of the Best (chosen from one of the gold medalists)
Up to 1 Gold Medal for each category (7 gold medals)
Up to 20 Merit Awards for each category (Up to 140 Merit Awards).
All awarded designers will receive an AWARD CERTIFICATE.
The Gold Medalists will have e-magazines dedicated to their work with an interview, with extensive social media promotion.

Eligibility

iJungle Illustration Awards are opened to illustration works from any country in the world. Entries first created or published from 2016 through 2018 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 15, 2018

Entries can either be:
Single Image Entry ($20 US dollars for one upload per entry) or
2 Images Entry ($30 US dollars for two uploads)
or
Multiple Image Entry ($40 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 ($20 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 - $20 (US dollars) (Students can send up to 5 images)
2 Images Entry $30 (US dollars)
Multiple Image Entry (up to 5 images)- $40 (US dollars)
(these fees are needed to support the jury´s expenses, the publication of the digital book, web structure and more)

Faq
How do I qualify for student entry?
Student is work made while doing any course, either an MA, Doctorat or other. So, if you already graduated but you work was done during an academic year, you can send it as student.
Why is this a paid competition?
Unfortunately we have many expenses with the jury, our annual book and site maintenance, wich adds to thousands of dollars. So, we really need to be paid for the competition. But we have one of the lowest fees in the market, starting at just $20.
(and students can send 5 images for this fee).
I tried to upload the images and they got distorted in the preview. Are they OK?
Yes, we receive the images OK. It is just the view when the images are uploaded.
When will the results be announced?
Up to 2 months after the final deadline.
Where will the results be announced?
We will publish the results in our website, Facebook and Instagram pages. ONLY AWARDED ENTRIES WILL BE INFORMED BY EMAIL.
Will you confirm my entry and payment?
The online entry system will email the submitter an automatic email upon submitting an entry. Payment has to be confirmed in your Paypal or Credit card account page.
May I submit physical samples?
No. Entries are to be submitted online only.
Can I enter one project into multiple categories?
Yes, but you must enter a separate entry form for each entry.
I don’t know which category to put my piece in?
Select the category that best represents your entry. If the jury feels another category is more appropriate, we will switch the category on your behalf.
---------------
Entry FORM >>
2017 Awards / PDF >>
Wesite >>
Source >>