The San Sebastian Festival calls its VI online poster competition for selection of the images to represent five of the major sections in its 65th edition: New Directors, Horizontes Latinos, Zabaltegi-Tabakalera, Pearls and Culinary Zinema.
The Festival seeks to encourage creativity and participation and to foster greater reach of the event. The competition is open to all designers who wish to present their proposals for the above-mentioned sections and the public will vote for their favourite posters. A jury will choose one winner and up to four finalists in each category and there will be a prize draw among voters of the proposals.
- Submission and presentation of proposals: January 13 (13h GMT+1) - February 20 (13h GMT+1).
- Public vote: February 22 (13h GMT+1) - March 8 (13h GMT+1).
- Announcement of finalists: March 10
- Jury deliberation and communication to the winner or winners: March 14
- Public announcement of the winning posters: May 5
- Prize draw among voters of the winning options: May 9
For the authors of the winning posters:
The winner or winners of the “POSTER COMPETITION - 65th SAN SEBASTIAN FESTIVAL 2017” will receive a prize of ONE THOUSAND EUROS (€1,000) per poster selected for each section. The amounts will be paid to the winner or winners by means of a cheque made out in their names or bank transfer.
For voting members of the public:
Five prizes will be awarded (1 per section) among all voters. The prize in each case is a 10-session voucher for the Festival and a set of publications issued for the 65th San Sebastian Festival.
The draw will be made by computer procedure. The more votes you cast, the higher your chances of winning the draw. The authors of the winning posters are excluded from participating in the draw for their winning category. The winners of the draw will be announced on the www.sansebastianfestival.com special competition site on 9 May 2017.
For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.