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Cartoon Contests-Karikatur Yarismalari- Cartoon competition

SICAF2009(2009. 8. 12 Wed ~ 16 Sun)

The `13th Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival April 15, 2009 www.sicaf.org

SICAF2009 International Digital Cartoon Competition News letter No.1.

This year marks the 4rd anniversary of the SICAF International Digital Cartoon Competition, which has been the driving force behind the development of digital cartoon in World.

This SICAF2009 is held August.(2009. 8. 12 Wed ~ 16 Sun)

Deadline is April 15, 2009

Contents of this primary news letter are Competition Conditions and Regulations.

Please apply for your work.

The following news letter is February 16, 2009

SICAF2009 International Digital Cartoon Competition event guidance.

- A receipt period : The end of February ~ April 15, 2009

- Results announcement : July

- An exhibition : 2009. 8. 12 ~ 16

- Online portal exhibition : 2009. 5. 25  ~ 2009. 8. 16


Competition Conditions and Regulations

0. Conditions

SICAF Organizing Committee and Seoul Animation Center are proud to present the SICAF International Digital Cartoon Competition 2009 under the generous support of Seoul Metropolitan Government.  By organizing this Competition, we aim to promote digital cartoon as a new medium for creating and enjoying cartoon and comics, and to discover and support promising digital cartoon / comics producers.  We would like to extend a warm invitation to talented, aspiring producers all around the world to submit their art to our competition.  If you are interested, please make sure to read this document very carefully.  Submitting your work means you have read and accepted all terms and regulations of this Competition. 

 1. Qualifications

Your work should hold major characteristics of cartoon & comics, and should be viewable using digital techniques.

You should be the copyright holder of the artwork you submit.  Only original, unpublished works, without any previous prize-winning or competition selection history and any commercially used history, are qualified.  Works entered in previous SICAF Digital Competition cannot be submitted again. 

2. Theme and Official Languages

There is no special theme designated by the organizing committee.

The official languages of the competition are Korean and English.

3. Categories

A) Web-Cartoon: 1 to 4 frame web-based cartoon

B) Web-Comics: No limitation on number of episodes, but the submitted should have a complete narrative structure as a story

C) Digital Illustration: Illustration made of Computer Graphics (ex. 2D, 3D, 2D+3D composite works)

4. Submission of Entries

  Web-Cartoon Category

-1 to 4 frame cartoon viewable in a web browser (I.E. Version 6.0, Firefox Version 2.0)

- Max. width 800 pixel, no limit on height

Web-Comics Category

* Scroll Cartoon

- Max. width 800 pixel, no limit on height

-Viewable in a web browser (I.E. Version 6.0,  Firefox Version 2.0 )

-No limitation on length, but should have a complete narrative structure as a story

* Mobile Cartoon

-Each cut should be smaller than 400*400pixel (320*240pixel recommended)

-Viewable in browsers of mobile devices such as cell phone, PMP, etc.

-About 30 cuts for one episode

-No limit on number of episodes, but the submitted should have a complete narrative structure as a story

  Digital Illustration Category

- 1280(height) * 960pixel(width)  or 960 (height) * 1280 pixel (width)

 based on the characteristics or work and need of producers

- Illustration made of Computer Graphics (ex. 2D, 3D, 2D+3D composite works)


* Acceptable file format: jpg or gif

-Min. resolution = 150dpi

-swf (550*400)

 * Choose the color you want:

Black/White or Color, both OK

*Official Language: KO and/or EN

* In Web Cartoons and Web Comics, a special focus will be given on digital media factors working well within the overall artwork. 

Subject, movement of background, sound and other elements may be such factors that could be used to utilize the advantage of digital media.

(Note: sound source should be owned by the producer, or should not be copyright-protected.)

A) Please enter your work in the appropriate format.  You may choose from the following modes of implementation: the internet, mobile, or other digital media.

B) If you are submitting something not in either .jpg or .gif format, you must specify the viewer software or tool which can open the file.  The specific viewer software should be submitted along with the artworks.

C) If the works contain texts in languages other than the official languages (English or Korean), English translation should be submitted with the artwork.

5. How to enter your work

A) No registration fee is required

B) You can submit works in more than one category.

C) Entry Deadline: All forms and materials must be submitted no later than April 15, 2009.  Works received after this date will not be considered for selection.

D) Please make sure to include ALL of the following:

- Entry Form: One entry form is required for each work.  Only completed and signed entry forms will be accepted.

- Producer’s photo or caricature

- 3 digital color images representing your work (min.6cm x 8cm, 300dpi or higher)

- Text or dialogue list in Korean or English (If the entrants fail to submit English text or dialogues, the selection will be solely based on the artwork itself.  Texts and dialogues will not be put into consideration.)

- Your original work

E) All materials should be submitted to:

Official Website : www.sicaf.org

For any questions, please contact :


* Offline submission is not available.

F) Submission

- Please submit your work on-line at our official website, www.sicaf.org.

- Any modification should be made only on and before the entry deadline. Modification after the deadline is not allowed. 

6. Preliminaries

-The Selection Committee is responsible for the Preliminaries, choosing works to advance into the final round of competition.

-Members of the Selection Committee, all of whom must be cartoon & comics professional, will be appointed by the Chairman of SICAF.

-None of members must be, in any way, involved in the production and/or distribution of works submitted for selection.  The Committee members will elect their President at the first Committee meeting.

-The selection result will be announced later than May 25, 2009 on the SICAF official web-site (www.sicaf.org) and by the SICAF e-mail newsletter.

-Should you wish to withdraw a submitted work, you should delete your file on official web-site by April 15, 2009.  No request for withdrawal after the deadline will be accepted.

7. Final decision

- Final decisions will be made public within 24 hours following the Final Certificate’s signing in June, 2009 ( Final decision will take place in June, 2009), and this time the International Jury is responsible to decide the prize-winning works.)

- The International Jury members, all of whom must be cartoon & comics professionals, will be appointed by the Chairman of SICAF, and will be announced no later than July ,2009, on SICAF official website.

- 40% of the Jury will be non-Korean professionals invited from abroad, and no Jury member must be, in any way, involved in the production and/or distribution of works presented in competition.

-The decision of the International Jury will be considered final, and no objections regarding the decisions will be accepted.

 8. Prizes

( Korean currency : Won )

Grand Prize/ No. of Works : 1/ 7,000,000 \

Gold Prize/ No. of Works : 1/ 3,000,000 \

Silver Prizes/ No. of Works : 3/ 2,000,000 each \

Technical Prizes/ No. of Works : 2/ 1,000,000 each \

Idea Prizes/ No. of Works : 2/ 1,000,000 each \

Netizen’s Choices/ No. of Works : 3/ 1,000,000 each \

Jury Special Prizes/ No. of Works : 4/ 1,000,000 each \

Total : No. of Works : 16/ 27,000,000\

  Foreign exchange rate is subject to change.

9. Disqualifications

A) An entry will not be considered for selection in any of the following:

-Entry form is not completed and the entrant’s information is not clearly provided

-Information on the entry form is not faithful to the truth

-The entrant is not the copyright holder of the work.


B) prizes / award decisions may be annulled when:

-The entrant is not the copyright holder of work.

-The work has been prized or selected at any previous competition.

-The work is found to be a plagiarism of, or closely similar to other works.

 10. Translation

- The SICAF Organizing Committee will provide Korean translations of non-Korean works selected for the final competition.  We will bear all expenses of translation only if the SICAF organizing committee receives the complete English text of the dialogue and commentary.  The Korean translation will remain as the property of Competition host organization. Korean translation will be exhibited with the artwork during the festival period.

- Non-English texts should be translated in English by the entrants themselves, at their own expense.

 11. Winner Invitation 

- Prize-winners will be invited to come for the awarding ceremony and festival.  We will be happy to cover the costs for Prize winners as follows:

  Prize winners

: Festival accreditation

 : A board and lodging offer (overseas residents only)(In case of common works one person only.)

- The invitation can not do transfer to any person.

- In the case of a team entry, only one member should be mandated to lead the group.

 12. Competition Results

- All selected works for the final competition will be exhibited at SICAF exhibition venue.  For promotion purposes, they may appear in all related catalogues and pamphlets published by the SICAF Organizing Committee and on the Internet.  Third party rights protection is also guaranteed.

- With the agreement of producers, prize-winning works may be published for a certain period of time on digital media, including main and other pages of portals or cartoon web sites for promotional purposes.  They can also be published in a book, as a compilation titled “SICAF Digital Cartoon Competition Winners.”

- After the closing of the festival, the SICAF Organizing Committee is granted the right to reproduce prize winning works and selected works for promotion purpose.  The SICAF Organizing Committee obtains a non-exclusive right to use the works without any further contract with the entrants.

- For promotional use, the entrants may be requested to provide artworks with high-resolution

- Any other proposed usage outside of the Festival will be referred by the SICAF Organizing Committee to the entrants for direct negotiation.

 13. Others

- Competitors should hold the license and permission to use the materials and softwares used to create the entering work, including graphic software packages for creating artworks.

- All materials submitted for selection will not be returned.

- Matters not mentioned in this document will be decided by the SICAF Organizing Committee.

- The very fact of entering the SICAF 2009 International Digital Cartoon Competition implies that the participant knows and irrevocably accepts all the provisions of these competition conditions.

An inquiry

'The 4rd SICAF International Cartoon Competition Coordinator Namki-Park.

 Tel : +82-2-3455-8411/  E-mail: digitalcartoon@sicaf.org/ pnksas@naver.com

 Fax : +82-2-3455-8421


SICAF2009 ?デジタルマンガ(Manhwa)公募展イベントガイド

- 開催地 : ?ソウル

-?期間 : 2009 2月末 ~ 415/?home-page2月末open!!!!

-結果? : 2009 7

-展示 : 2009. 8. 12 ~ 16

-ネット(オンライン ) 展示 : 2009. 5. 25 ~ 2009. 8. 16

 SICAF2009 ?デジタルマンガ(Manhwa)公募展出品規約

1.         組織


 2.         目的


 3.         出品資格

― マンガ?ジャンルの特性を維持したうえ、デジタル方式で回?できるマンガで正する

― ?募者に著作?にあり 、他の公募展で受賞されたことがなく、商業的に活用されてない純?創作作品に限っており、プロの作品とアマチュアの作品すべて出品できる。但し、?存のSICAFデジタルマンガ公募展に出品された作品は出品できない。

4.         主題及び公式言語

― 主題は?募者がご自由に選べる

― 公式言語はハングル(? ), 英語である

5.         ?募分野





 6.         出品規格と制限

部分 :

-ウェブ?カット : -一カット或いは四カット以下で構成され、ウェブ?ブラウザで回?できる作品

  ?800pixel以下, ?の制限なし


-ウェブ コミック

  スク?ロル マンガ : -?800pixel以下, ?の制限なし



モバイル マンガ : -各カットのサイズ400400pixel?320240pixelお薦め)




- ?の制限はないが、作品が一つの完結されたスト??構造を持った作品 


デジタル?イラスト : -作品の性格及び表現上の必要により1280960pixel?)、




特異事項 : *ファイル形態





*カラ??? 制限なし





(但し、サウンドの音源は?募者に著作?があるか、 著作?のないものであること)



A 具現方式(インタネット、モバイル、そのほかのデバイス)を選び、のファイル形式に合わせて提出すること

B JPGGIFファイルでない場合、回?できるビュ??、アプリ?、ツ?ルを必ず明記し、作品の回?のため特定のビュ??が必要な場合、そのアプリ?も一?に提出すること

C 英文の台本を提出すること(公式言語以外の出品作の場合)


7.         受け付けについて

A)     受付料なし

B)     ?の分野に出品できる

C)     受付の締め切り:出品申?書とそのほかの具備書類は締め切り日(2009415日)まで到着されること。以後、到着された作品は予選審査の?象から除外される。

D)     出品申?書と具備書類

― 受付申?書:一作品につき一部つづ提出すること。すべての項目にもれなく記入し、?募者のサイン及び確認した申?書だけを受け付ける。

― ?募者の??、似顔?

― 作品の代表イメ?ジ3カット(最小6cm8cm、解像度300dpi

― ハングル(?),或いは英語の台本(公式言語以外の出品作品で英文台本を提出しない場合、審査の際、テキストを除外したイメ?ジ審査だけを受けることになる。



E)    受け付け先

公式ホ?ムペ? : www.sicaf.org

? : digitalcartoon@sicaf.org


  F) 受け付け方法

― オンライン受付はSICAFの公式ホ?ムペ?ジのみである

― ?募作品について修正は受付期間のうちならできるが、締め切りの後は修正できない。


8.         予選審査

― 予選審査は20095月に進行される。

― 予選審査委員?は競?本選進出作を選定する。

― 予選審査委員はマンガ分野の?門家でSICAF組織委員?が任命する。

― 出品作品の製作或いは配給に?わる者は審査委員になれず、予選審査委員?は初の?合で審査委員長を選出する。

― 予選審査結果は2009525日以後にSICAF公式ホ?ムペ?ジ(http://www.sicaf.org)及びSICAF?ル、ニュ?スレタ?を通じて公知される。

― ?募された作品の出品の取り消しについては、作品受付期間のうちに公式ホ?ムペ?ジを通じて取り消しを行うこと、そしてその期間以後の出品取り消しの要請は受け入れない


9.     本選審査

― 本選審査は6月中に進行され、本選審査委員?は受賞作を選定する。

― 本選審査委員はマンガ分野の?門家で、SICAF組織委員?が任命する。

―  本選審査委員?40%は海外の人で構成され、出品作品の製作或いは配給に?わる者は審査委員になれない。

― 本選審査委員?の選定?容は最終決定であり、これに?するいかなる異議申し立ては受けつけない。



10.受賞??(? : ウォン,?貨幣? です.)

* 大賞 : 1/ 7,000,000(ウォン)

* 最優秀賞 : 1/ 3,000,000(ウォン)

* 優秀賞 : 3編/ 2,000,000(ウォン)

* 技術賞 : 2/ 1,000,000(ウォン)

* アイディア賞 : 2/ 1,000,000(ウォン)

* ?: 3/ 1,000,000(ウォン)

* 審査委員特別賞: 4/ 1,000,000(ウォン)

合計: 16 / 27,000,000(ウォン)



A) ?募作の中でつぎの場合には審査から除外される

― ?募者が記載されてないか記載事項が不明である場合

― 記載事項が事?と違っておるか、?け落ちがある場合

― ?募者が著作?者ではない場合


B) 受賞作に選定された場合でもつぎの欠格事由が?生した場合には入賞を取り消す

― ?募者が著作?者ではない場合

― ?募作品が他の公募展で受賞されたことがある場合

― 他の作品の?作として判?されるか、他の作品と類似である場合



A) 本選進出作の中に外?語のセリフがある場合、出品の際、英文の台本を提出した場合に限り、SICAF組織委員?でハングルの??作業を進行し、それに?する費用は公募主催側で負?する。その場合、??台本の著作?は幣公募主催との共同保有になる。SICAF催し期間中ハングル(?)の台本は作品とともに展示される。



13. 受賞者の招請





?食 (海外住みの方に限る。共同作品の場合でも一名にのみ提供される)

― 以上の招請?容は他人に?れない



― 受賞作と本選進出作はSICAF催し場で展示されることになり、またはSICAF組織委員??行する印刷物(???報物など)とオンラインで催し?報の目的で活用されることになる。そのような場合でも第三者の?利を遵守することを保障する。

― 受賞作と本選進出作は ?募者の事前許可を得た上で作品の?報を目的にし、一定期間??外のポ?タル?マンガサイトなどの有―無線、オンライン?デジタル?メディアに?載されることがあり、「SICAFデジタルマンガ公募展作品集」の形態で出版される可能性がある。

― SICAF組織委員?は以後催しの?報目的で展示、出版印刷物、インタネットを含めた電磁媒?を通じて受賞作品及び本選進出作品を再制作し活用でき、それに?して?募者に別度の費用を支?わず作品を使用できる排他的な?利を持つ。

― 以上の事項のため、受賞作と本選進出作について高解像度の作品イメ?ジを要求できる。

― 以上に言及した以外の活用についてはSICAF組織委員?と出品者の間に追って協議をすることになる。



― 出品者は創作の際、使用したすべての際品とアプリ(創作に必要なグラフィック?アプリのパッケ?ジ含め)の使用に必要な許可及びライセンスを所有していることを保障すること。

― 出品されたすべての作品は返還されない。

― 出品規約に言及されてない?容はSICAF組織委員?の決定に?う。

― SICAFデジタルマンガ公募展に出品申?書を提出した者は以上の出品規約に同意したこととしてみなす。


?? : 朴男基 (パクナムキ )(日本語できます.)

Tel : +82+2+3455+8411

電子?  : digitalcartoon@sicaf.org/ pnksas@naver.com

Fax : +82+2+3455+8421

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