Locarno Film Festival: International competition for Poster now is over!
Locarno Film Festival, great live event and a meeting point for artists and audiovisual professionals from all over the world, this year has decided to invite international graphic designers, artists and creators to come up with the poster for its 74th edition.
For over 70 years, the Locarno Film Festival has been not only a great live event, but also a meeting point for artists and audiovisual professionals from all over the world. To strengthen this dialogue, this year the Festival has decided to invite international graphic designers, artists and creators to come up with the poster for the 74th edition. It is an essential means of communication, conveying the Festival’s identity and the current meaning of the historical leopard.
➜ The poster must evoke the identity of the leopard of the Locarno Film Festival and the event’s nature as a meeting point for different visions and images
➜ The poster must be original.
➜ The poster need to include the logos of the edition and its main partners, in predetermined positions
The selection will be based on the image’s adherence to the identity of the Locarno Film Festival, as well as its originality and versatility.
The winner will be announced late December.
Who can participate? ⇣
This competition is open to all graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and artists from all over the world, with no age restrictions, to interpret the Festival’s spirit for the next edition’s poster.
➜ The chosen project will receive a cash prize of 5,000 Swiss francs (5,000 US dollars), which will also cover the compensation for the Locarno Film Festival’s use of the poster.
➜ Five additional projects, which will have been deemed worthy based on the selection criteria, will received a general pass for the Festival.
➜ All the projects will be exhibited during the Festival’s 74th edition (August 4-14, 2021), in Locarno.
No Entry Fee!There is no entry fee to participate!