What happened to Ovid?
The contest about the development of a comic book with an open ending inspired by the Poet of Sulmona has been launched. Participants are kids between 15 and 25 years.
As part of the project Draws love, myths and other stories of Ovid, presented during the book fair 'Più libri più liberi', the challenge is a success to tell the story of the comic book Metamorphosis - Ovid , the form of obscurity written by Emanuele Bissattini and Luigi Politano, drawings by Mario Schiano edited by Mirko Zilahy. The project includes a comic book, a challenge and a workshop.
The initiative of the laboratory is very beautiful. To help artists to better interpret ideas to stimulate creativity, together with experts of the sector, there will be a contribution from 7 to 13 January 2019 to support the development of the project. Workshops will be writing lessons, drawings and copyright, useful to protect both projects and ideas. All the information to register for the laboratories can be found on the website of the Scuderie del Quirinale site, Racconta e Disegna section.
Kids aged 15 to 25.
Students wishing to apply must contact the Scuderie del Quirinale website, enter the dedicated page and read the comic book Metamorphosis- Ovidio, the form of darkness. A necessary condition to participate in the competition is to write a screenplay of 8 tables with storyboards. Alternatively, the storyboard can be accompanied by a minimum of 2 tables drawn.
Selection process and press
A jury of experts, on January 18th, will choose the first 5 best works. From 1 February to 8 March the 5 works published online in ebook format, decreed by the jury as the most deserving, will be voted by the public who, by registering, will be able to express only one preference. The authors of the comic book Metamorphosis- Ovidio will take care of the boys and aspiring cartoonists during the competition. At the end of the vote, the candidate who will have obtained the most votes, will have the opportunity to collaborate with the publishing house Round Robin for a work to be published linked to the upcoming exhibitions scheduled at the Scuderie del Quirinale.
How to participate
The students must send their projects to the e-mail address email@example.com by 15 January 2019.