Yes, we know you already have the pencil in your hand, but here are a few rules before we start…


Submission is free of charge. Professional and non-professional illustrators/illustrators resident both in Italy and abroad can register for the contest. It is possible to participate with only one original illustration. Participation in the contest automatically implies acceptance of these regulations.
The technique of execution is free. The format must be A3 – CMYK – 300 DPI, destined, in case of selection, to the press for the exhibition of the finalist illustrations. In addition, we also ask you for an RGB version for publication in the social media.


The theme of this second edition is the influence of technology in our lives.


The artwork must be sent no later than 11.59 p.m. on September 10th 2020. The artwork must be sent:

or by email to

or by mail to: Stefania Fausto – Viale I Maggio 73 R – 05018 Orvieto (TR)

The award ceremony will take place in Orvieto during the evening of the Orvieto Cinema Fest. The award-winning authors will be notified in time by e-mail or telephone and invited to participate. Information and updates on the competition will also be available on the website


The authors, participating in the contest:

  1. Declare and guarantee the authorship and full availability of the illustration.
  2. Declare to indemnify and hold harmless the ApertaMente Association from any claims that may be made by third parties in relation to the artwork, their reproduction or publication.
  3. Grant the non-exclusive right to publish the works in the catalogue and on the site
  4. allow reproduction on any medium and size for the purposes of communication and promotion of the Orvieto Cinema Fest and the Dialogue Festival, without having anything to claim in terms of copyright.

The rights to the work remain the property of their respective authors.

Award ceremony

Among the selected illustrations, the jury will designate the winning illustration whose author will be awarded a prize of 200 euros in recognition of personal merit.

In addition, 15 other finalists will also be selected and will be exhibited during the Orvieto Cinema Fest and included in the catalogue. The rest of the participating works will be published on the various social channels of the OCF.