1 - The contest is open to artists from all over the world, professional or amateur.
2 - The theme of the contest is; “Cinema and Immigrants”
3 - The work submitted must not have received an award at another contest. The
works will be judged for their progressive, realistic and critical aspects which are
important qualities of Yilmaz Guney’s cinema and are integral to the nature of the art
of cartoon.
4 - Participants may submit any number of cartoons they wish. But a participant
cannot receive more than one prize.
5 - The drawing sent should not be any larger than a sheet of A3 paper (29,7 cm x 42
cm). They must be in jpg format, with 300 dpi resolution.
6 - Works must be submitted until the April 15, 2020, via e-mail to the
7 - When sending the work, the artists must send a word document containing their
names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses along with a short
resume and a photo of themselves.
8 - Works which have received awards and/or were seen worthy of display will be
brought together and published as an album. Those artists whose drawings are in the
album will receive a copy.
9 - The award ceremony will take place on June 14, 2020, the last evening of the
festival. The awards of those who cannot attend the ceremony will be sent to their
home addresses.
10 - As a result of the evaluation; “Yılmaz Güney Honor Award” will be given to 3
cartoonists, “Yılmaz Güney Culture and Art Festival Special Award” to 1 cartoonist,
and “Jury Special Award” to 1 cartoonist. In addition, "Yılmaz Güney Freedom
Award" will be given to 2 cartoonists from prisons. The awards include “Specially
Designed Figurine, Yılmaz Güney Books Set and Original Yılmaz Güney Movie
Posters” published by Yılmaz Güney Foundation.
11 - The jury will be comprised of the following artists: Elena Ospina (Colombia),
Erhan Yaşar Babalık (Turkey), İsmail Kızıl Doğan (Belgium), Mihai Ignat (Romania),
Altan Ozeskici (Turkey), and Askin Ayrancioglu (Turkey).

12 - The works which have been submitted to the contest will stay in the archives of
the organization organizing the festival. The organization will have the right to use
these works in its publications, posters, brochures, calendars etc. The artist will
receive a copy of the publication whenever his/her work is used.
13 - All artists participating in the contest are assumed to have read and agreed with
the terms stated above.
*For information on the “Yılmaz Güney Festival of Culture and Art”
* We sincerely thank those artists who will enrich the festival with their works and we
wish them success…

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