Do you Know the Bédélys Youth Award Jury?

The Bédélys Youth Québec Award rewards the best French-language comic book intended for young people aged 7 to 14 since 1999. The choices are based on the cumulative votes of several juries of young readers. The réseau des bibliothèques de la Ville de Montréal (City of Montreal library network) has sponsored the prize since 2000.

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Do you Know the Bédélys International Award Jury?

Formerly known as Bédélys Gold and the Bédélys World, since 2012 the Bédélys International has been awarded to the best French-language comics published outside Quebec.

This category, which allows us to discover and take a critical look at the best international comics, includes works that must be available in French in Quebec during the year preceding the awards ceremony. 

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Les Chercheuses en BD Exhibition

MCAF, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Quebec City and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et Technologies, is launching the 2nd edition of the exhibition Les Chercheuses en BD (Women Researchers in Comics), to showcase the careers of the women who make up today’s science,

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Exhibitor Applications Are Open!

Applications for exhibitors at MCAF 2024 are now open! They will close at midnight on January 12, 2024 (EST).

As a reminder, MCAF 2024 will be held on May 24, 25 and 26 on Saint-Denis Street, which will once again be closed to traffic between Gilford and Roy streets.

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Important Dates Coming this Month

Illustration by Boum

A Word from the Director

In 2023, 290 comics creators were present at our festival. It goes without saying that without their presence, our celebration of comics would not be the same.

The advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are impressive, but there is currently a lack of supervision and regulations to protect creators.

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Beyond Borders | Comic Arts International Conference

MCAF is proud to present its second comic arts international conference!

This conference will bring together researchers interested in the comic arts and their creators for discussions and presentations of research and field work on the theme Beyond Borders.

Beyond Borders

Whether political, geographical, social,

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