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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Job openings

The Montreal Comic Arts Festival is growing, and we’re thrilled to announce two job openings to reinforce our team:

  • Project Manager – Programming
  • Administrative Assistant

Join us in the planning and organization of the next festival. It’s a great opportunity to contribute to the development of Quebec’s comics scene!

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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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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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Fall Into Comics with MCAF

Illustration by Art or Die

Submissions Are Open

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 include a prize of $1000, an original trophy and a shared table at next year’s MCAF!

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