2023 Bédélys Independent Submissions Now Open

Self-publishing has always been present in the Quebec comics community, whether as part of the development of new talent or as a choice to produce alternative and diverse works.

This is why the Montreal Comic Arts Festival believes in the importance of presenting these artists in its programming and highlighting their work through the Bédélys awards.

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Call for Projects | La Ruche

Working on a comics project and thinking of doing a crowdfunding campaign? The Conseil des arts de Montréal and La Ruche, in partnership with MCAF, can help you bring your project to life!

That’s right, comic artists who have a crowdfunding project with a goal of $1,000 or more are eligible to an additional funding of $500 from the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

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Call for applications – 2024 Programming Committee

The programming committee was established in September 2021. Its purpose is to help plan the programming of the Montreal Comic Arts Festival. It is headed by Virginie Mont-Reynaud, MCAF’s programming director.

Committee members meet monthly to discuss and exchange ideas on activities, guest artists and upcoming exhibitions. The role of committee members is to propose ideas and actively participate in discussions.

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It’s Hot Comics Summer!

MCAF Returns to Montreal Comiccon

The MCAF team is proud to promote Quebecois comics all year long! It’s with great pleasure that we’ll once again be taking part in the Montreal Comiccon, on July 14, 15 and 16 at the Palais des Congrès, presenting an alley dedicated to Quebec comic artists.

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The 12th MCAF in review

A Tremendous Success for the 12th Edition of the Montreal Comic Arts Festival

Montréal, June 2nd 2023 – The 12th Montreal Comic Arts Festival set a new attendance record, with over 82,000 people present from May 26 to 28 on Saint-Denis Street.

“It’s a pleasure to see the public’s enthusiasm for comic arts.

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The Manga Contest is back for a 2nd year!

What is the Manga Contest?

The popularity of manga has been steadily growing for several years, and an increasing number of people are becoming interested in the complex and creative aspects of their favorite hobby, such as manga drawing and scriptwriting.

Launched in 2022 by Les Librairies O-Taku,

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The Programming of the 12th MCAF!

Montréal, April 25 2023 – The Montreal Comic Arts Festival presents a rich program for its 12th edition with more than 60 free activities offered around its “ Creation: from imagination to reality ” theme. For a second year in a row, MCAF will be held on SDC Rue Saint-Denis territory from Friday,

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Unveiling of the 2023 Poster

The time has finally come to present the official poster of the 12th edition of MCAF!

This year we asked comic artist Cab (Utown, Hiver nucléaire) to create our new poster. Inspired by this year’s theme Creation: from imagination to reality the Montréal artist wanted to capture that magic moment just before the pencil touches the paper.

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