News From MCAF

Call for Projects | La Ruche

Working on a comics project and thinking of doing a crowdfunding campaign?

The crowdfunding platform La Ruche, in partnership with MCAF and the Conseil des arts de Montréal, can help you bring your project to life!

That’s right,

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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, n 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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Onwards to MCAF 2023

Because a festival cannot be organized alone, we wanted to introduce you to the passionate team that is working on the next edition.

In addition to its few employees, the FBDM relies on an Organization Committee composed of competent and dedicated volunteers. We invite you to learn more about those who make our event possible.

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Quebec Comics Gift Guide

Tis’ the season to read comics!

In collaboration with Québec BD, MCAF is once again offering a curated gift guide and reading list, focusing on the next Quebec comics of 2022!

Find the complete list at, and follow along every day of December as we share our picks on our social media channels (Facebook and Instagram).

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MCAF 2022 Memories and 2023 Registrations

Did you enjoy MCAF 2022? We’re still dreaming about it! It was a great experience on Saint-Denis Street and we took the opportunity to ask some of the creators about their relationship with the festival. We are pleased to share their responses with you.

2023 MCAF Registration

It’s official,

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Bédélys Independents and Other News From MCAF

Bédélys Independent Submissions Are Open

Illustration by Marc Michaud

The time has come to submit your work for the Bédélys Independent Awards!

The Bédélys Independent Awards recognize the best self-published comics created in Québec. The awards also include a prize of $1000, an original trophy and a shared table at next year’s MCAF!

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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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Creation of the Bédélys Youth Québec Award

Montreal, Tuesday September 27, 2022 – The Montreal Comic Arts Festival is proud to announce the creation of the Bédélys Youth Québec award. As Quebec comics are becoming increasingly rich, the time has come to highlight the quality of our youth literature. This new prize will reward a comic book published in Quebec for an audience aged 14 or less,

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Fall Into the Comic Arts

The Comic Arts Need YOU!

Envie de vous impliquer dans le FBDM? Nous sommes à la recherche de nouveaux membres pour rejoindre la grande famille du festival. 

Want to get involved with MCAF? We are looking for new members to join the festival family. 

Become a Bédélys Jury Member

The Bédélys Awards have been recognizing comics from Québec and beyond for over 20 years.

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MCAF at the Montreal Comiccon

The Montreal Comic Arts Festival team is proud to promote Quebec comics all year long!

It is with great pleasure that we will be at the Montreal Comiccon, on July 8th, 9th and 10th at the Palais des congrès.

Find artists signing at the MCAF table #2718!…

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