MEFCC is back again, ready to impress locals, business travelers and tourists with 3 days of activities at this spectacular convention held annually in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in the month of April. While waiting for the main event to begin, the MEFCC 2015 Art Competition is now open to all participants and will run until March 1, 2015; artwork will be displayed at the Comic Con, where prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place on the 11th of April.
MEFCC is a great opportunity to show off one’s artistic talents. The doors open on Thursday from 4pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday from 12pm-10pm.
A maximum of three artworks can be entered into the competition. However, only one piece of art can be shortlisted for judging at MEFCC. It is important to know that the artwork(s) entered will need to be submitted along with an Art Competition entry form. It can be downloaded on the mefcc.com/competitions website and submitted to email@example.com. Those unable to submit online can place the image(s) on a CD and mail it to MEFCC Extracake PRA, PO BOX 57392, Dubai, UAE.
Requirements for the artwork are explained on the MEFCC official website. Entries must follow the competition theme and must have an element of Middle East incorporated into them. All entries are to be no bigger than A1 size (59.4cm x 84.1cm) and no smaller than A3 (29.7cm x 42cm). The works of art will be divided in different categories, graded by age groups and judged by the public using a specific voting system, as follows:
• Best Original Artwork – Digital. Exerting original artwork using digital media only
• Best Original Artwork – Pen and Ink. Effort of original artwork using pen and/or ink only
• Best Original Comic or Comic Strip. A best shot to create a one page, one-sided comic cover or comic strip
• Best Original Artwork – Installation / 3D Work / Sculpture. An undertaking to create an original artwork using physical material(s)
• Best Original Story. Carrying out an original story or script
The winners will be notified by the MEFCC team at the event. The same working party will inform participants if their work has been shortlisted after the competition has closed and if further viewing / judging arrangements are required.
Whether it is to showcase artwork at the event or be in the running to win great prizes, the MEFCC 2015 Art Competition is the place to be coming April. Tickets are available now at virginmegastore.me with great savings. Otherwise, tickets will be sold at the door as well for a bit more in its price:
VIP Pass: AED 600, as opposed to Early Bird purchases at AED 500
3 Day Pass: AED 300, instead of Early Bird costing AED 250
2 Day Pass: AED 220, rather than Early Bird set at AED 180
1 Day Pass: AED 130, in place of Early Bird priced at AED 100
The Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC) is a phenomenon within the entertainment & artistic field attracting hundreds of thousands of fans every year! Many visitors have the opportunity to meet celebrities & artists, both regional and international guests. It is also an occasion to watch exclusive previews of the year’s biggest blockbuster movies or classic genre films; visitors will also have the chance to purchase limited edition merchandise (novel and vintage comics) or take part in exciting competitions.
MEFCC 2015 will have something for everyone to see or be part of the experience. So get ready Dubai, as this year’s exhibition promises to be more astonishing than ever before! Since MEFCC is a multigenre convention, it brings as well some of the biggest stars from TV, Movies and the Comics Industry too. Those that attend can interact will be able to interact with the special guests and, perhaps, walk away with signed autographs or photos. So, whether you are a casual comic reader, a collector, art lover or enjoy film screenings, MEFCC is the place to be coming 9th – 11th April, 2015 at the Dubai International Exhibition and Conference Centre building, Dubai World Trade Centre.
Make sure to book your tickets now!