The 5th Gold Panda International Cartoon and Illustration of Picture Book Competition 2017, Beijing, China

1. Participation
The competition is open to all artists (Picture book artist, Illustrator, Cartoonist, Comic artist, Caricaturist, Printmaker and Painter) regardless of nationality, age, sex, etc:
1) illustrators, including professionals and newcomers, submitting unpublished works or works of published.
2) art colleges submitting projects produced by their students in the last four years of study.
3) publishers presenting their illustrators.

2. Organizer
Host:Gold Panda Foundation
Sponsor: Red Man Art Center.
Official website: www.redmanart.com

3. Theme
A) Elves, Monster, Wonderland, Myth, The fairy tale, Legend. (It could be China, it could be the world.) 
B) Cooperation, Link
C) Panda / Free theme
You can choose any theme, painting works.

4. Entries
1) The works whether they have been awarded in other contests previously will be accepted.
2) 8 original illustrations (minimum number), produced using any technique, including computer graphics (in case of mixed technique, please send both original drawings and printouts of the ultimate artwork).
3) The minimum 8 -- maximum 100 entries should be submitted for each category. These works form a story. Work is only allowed in Chinese or English. Words can't appear in works. If you need to writing, must be in English (or Chinese), writing the other a piece of paper .English (or Chinese) words according to the serial number order of works to write clearly.
4) The works should be accompanied by the author's resume and photo (or caricature).
5) First name, Last name, Address, Email, Telephone number should be written on the reverse side of the works. Please specify in envelope: “2017 Gold Panda”
6) Technique and medium of works are unlimited. Any painting, Print making, Traditional Chinese Painting, Oil painting, Watercolor, Crafts art or sculpture will be accepted.
7) Competition does not charge any fee.

5. Entry Form
Please down load the entry form on our website: www.redmancartoon.com/en
The self made entry form is not accepted. Each author must imperatively enclose the entry form, filled in every part and duly signed.
The registration form – must be sent back signed and scanned, together with the caricatures to: hongtuart8@163.com (or to: hongtucp@163.com)

6. Deadline 
1) The first stage (Digital works): 31 August 2017.
2) The second stage (Original works): 10 October 2017.

7. Delivery
1) The first stage: 
Please E-mail your works to: hongtuart8@163.com (or to: hongtucp@163.com), There is no limit on the number of works. You can upload more than one book or some books illustrations.
2) The second stage: 
After your works was selected, the organizing committee will notify you, send your original works mail to the organizing committee, to participate in the final awards. The largest number 8 works.

Please send works to the address:
HU XIAO YU
ROOM 341 BUILDING #364, 
ZHAN QIAN BA LI XIAO QU
YUN JING DONG LI, TONG ZHOU QU, 
BEIJING 101121, 
CHINA

8. Judgment
1) The jury committee is composed of artists, press editors, illustrators, cartoonist.
2) The jury meeting will be held on December 2017.
3) The committee will announce the result on January 2018 on website. At the same time organizer will contact the winning artists via postal mail or email.

9. Prizes
1) Gold Panda prize (Best Picture book) (1): Golden Panda Medal + 10000 RMB 
2) Best work prize of Illustration (1): Silver Panda Medal + 3000 RMB
3) Best work prize of CG (1): Silver Panda Medal + 3000 RMB 
4) Best work prize of Cartoon (1): Silver Panda Medal + 3000 RMB 
5) Best work prize of Comic (1): Silver Panda Medal + 3000 RMB 
6) The special prize of jury meeting (30 places): Copper Panda Medals + Catalog 
7) Selected: Catalog.

10. Copyright 
Explicitly participators have whole copyright for their entries. The committee has the right to use all the submitted works to spread competition on media, websites, posters, post cards, advertisements, etc.

11. Catalog
The authors whose works have been selected will receive one copy of the catalog made for the competition.

12. Provisions
1) The submitted works will not be returned. They will be exhibited and displayed in RedMan International Cartoon House. 
2) Participation in the contest means the complete acceptance of all the above conditions and agreements with jury's decision.
For Information
HU XIAO YU
ROOM 341 BUILDING #364, 
ZHAN QIAN BA LI XIAO QU
YUN JING DONG LI,TONG ZHOU QU, 
BEIJING 101121, 
CHINA

Web: www.redmanart.com/en
Email:
hongtuart8@163.com 
hongtucp@163.com