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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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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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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23rd Bédélys Independent Submissions Now Open

The comic arts continue to grow and evolve, and new talented creators keep popping up all the time, so fast it can be hard to keep up!

If you have new self-published work, it’s time to submit it for consideration for the Bédélys Independent Awards, a pair of prizes for the best self-published comics created in Quebec,

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Call for Entries – 2021 Programming

It’s once again time to start thinking about our programming lineup for the Montreal Comic Arts Festival. As always, we invite members of the public and professionals to propose your ideas and to actively participate in the creation and running of programming for the Festival.


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Call for Papers – Comic Arts Conference

Shaking the Foundations

MCAF Anniversary-Conference

The Montreal Comic Arts Festival (MCAF) and the McGill Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM) are pleased to invite you to the Shaking the Foundations Conference in Montreal, from October 28 to 30, 2021. In addition to highlighting the MCAF’s 10th anniversary,

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Call for Projects – Crowdfunding

Thanks to the support of the Conseil des arts Montréal, MCAF will be sponsoring three crowdfunding projects in 2021.

Eligible campaigns must be carried out on the La Ruche platform.

sum of $500 will be added as a bonus to each of the three campaigns if they reach their fundraising goals.

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Call to Action – Bédélys Independent

We’ve started preparing for the 22nd annual Bédélys Awards, which reward the best and brightest comics from here and abroad.

It’s time to submit your work for consideration for the Bédélys Independent Awards,  a pair of prizes for the best self-published comics created in Quebec, with separate awards for comics published in French and in English.

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COVID-19: MCAF Update

Information as of March 17, 2020

In light of the ongoing developments relating to public events and the Covid-19 pandemic, we would like to take a moment to inform you about potential impacts on this year’s edition of MCAF, scheduled to take place in May.

The MCAF team is closely following all advice and warnings provided by the federal and provincial governments as we formulate our strategy for this year’s Festival.

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