Read the Regulations carefully before you fill in your Entry Form.
If you are not already registered, you can do so by going to the BCBF Visitors Reserved Area. If you are already registered, simply login to the Visitors Reserved Area.
You will find 2 Entry Forms: one for individual applicants, the other for schools, publishers, and associations of illustrators.
ENTRY FORM FOR INDIVIDUAL ILLUSTRATORS
Fill out the personal data fields, upload your five illustrations (mandatory number), which can be either unpublished work or work published after 1 January 2019, produced either in black and white or colour with any technique.
File format: jpg or png, max size 5 MB, resolution 150 DPI.
The 5 artworks must be based on the same theme, and must be numbered from 1 to 5 on the digital format file in the desired order. The number of artworks (5) is mandatory.
Artists who are subsequently selected will have to send the originals of their artwork for inclusion in the Exhibition. If the artwork has been produced by mixed (analog and digital), or completely digital techniques, good quality prints must be sent.
The maximum size (i.e. the size of the sheet of paper) of the original artwork, or prints in the case of mixed analog and digital technique, must be:
Fiction 32 x 42 cm (or 42 x 32 cm) – Non-Fiction 50 x 70 cm (or 70 x 50 cm)
Larger format originals will not be accepted, nor will they be returned by BolognaFiere.
ENTRY FORMS FOR SCHOOLS / PUBLISHERS / ASSOCIATIONS
Fill out the corporate data fields and indicate the illustrators you are presenting. These illustrators will receive an invitation to register for the selection procedure of the Illustrators Exhibition. You can monitor online whether the illustrators you have presented have registered.
Illustrators presented by an art school, publisher, or association must register as individual applicants (filling out an illustrator’s Entry Form). You can monitor online whether the illustrators you have presented have registered.