Animate Europe: News

“Europe Fast Forward” – Next stop: The full stories

bild finalisten60 submissions to this year’s edition of our comics competition Animate Europe reached us, coming from artists in 23 countries. On 30 March, our expert jury came together to select the seven finalists who will finish an eight-page comic on the future of Europe by end of August.

It was a tough call, but eventually the jury agreed on the following submissions:

  •  Europe 2065, a poem in comic form by Bue Bredsdorff (Denmark)
  •  Boundless, a story of a European Union in 2415 that has evolved beyond borders and nationalities by Sara Ferreira and Gisela Martins (Portugal)
  •  After the tempest, a vision of Europe inspired by William Shakespeare’s drama by Eva Hilhorst (Netherlands)
  •  Europe is a Human Being, an anecdote on overcoming prejudice by Maran Hrachyan (Armenia)
  •  The Union, a tale of an imminent break-up of the European Union by Nicole Knötig (Germany)
  •  Europe, imagine a future, a dream of a new social model for the European Union by Domingo Pozanco Torrejón (Spain) and
  • Europeland, a story of the evolution of European cultural heritage by Jenny Robins (Great Britain)

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Animate Europe: News

“Europe Fast Forward” – 60 artists sent us their vision of the future of Europe

collageLast Sunday, the first phase of our international comics competition “Animate Europe” came to a close. 60 submissions have reached us and were forwarded to our expert jury. They will select the seven finalists who will be asked to finish an eight-page comic story on the future of Europe.

We are looking forward immensely to reading them!

Animate Europe: News

Europe Fast Forward – What does the future hold for us?

Europe and the comic art, a match made in heaven!

What better medium could there be to bring across a message without depending solely on language?

That’s what we thought when conceptualizing our international comics competition Animate Europe. You haven’t heard of it yet? Well, have a look:

You are a comics artist and have a vision for Europe? Do share it with us!

Animate Europe: News

Animate Europe: We proudly present our jury!

Animate VisitenkarteWould you like to know who will be judging the entries to our international comics competition “Animate Europe” this year? Here are the members of the expert jury:

Valérie Constant, Director of the Communication Agency Apropos specialised in PR for comics editors and museums, Willem De Graeve, Director of the Belgian Comic Center in Brussels, Paul Gravett, British comics expert, Andreas C. Knigge, German comics expert and Birgit Weyhe, German illustrator and author of several comics books.

Do you have a story to tell us about the future of Europe? You can still enter the competition. Find all the details here.