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[ENG] Frequently Asked Questions for Nami Concours

FAQs for NAMI CONCOURS Online Application

 

1. I cannot attach the illustration files to the online application. What should I do?

Please adjust the files in the following ways and try again.

A) File extension: RGB format only (CMYK format is not allowed); jpg, jpeg file

B) Data size: The total size of all 5 images should sum up to 20MB; each image should be no bigger than 4MB

C) Pixel: Each work should be at least 1024 pixels and up to 4500 pixels

If you have any other problems, please contact info@namiconcours.com

  

2. Should I add description in the illustrations?

All Illustrations should be without text. If the text is part of the illustration then it is not necessary to remove them.

 

3. Can I submit unpublished illustrations? 

 We accept both published and unpublished illustrations.

 

4.  Is there any difference in the judging process between published and unpublished  illustrations? Will it influence the judging process?  

There are no distinctions based on the publication of illustrations. Both published and   unpublished illustrations will be judged equally.

 

5. Can I submit a wordless picture book? 

You can submit a wordless picture book. However, each applicant is required to submit a synopsis of 300 letters maximum in English.  

 

6. Applicants are required to submit synopsis to apply for Nami Concours. Will the synopsis be also judged?  

 The synopsis is important in helping the jury to understand the submitted illustrations, following the flow of the story. For this reason, each applicant is required to submit a synopsis no longer than 300 letters (1 space = 1 letter) in English. However, the synopsis itself will not be graded as a part of judgment. Nami Concours Secretariat may ask to submit synopsis again if the previous synopsis is insufficient.    

 

7. Can I modify the submitted application if I have entered wrong information or uploaded wrong images?  

 You cannot modify the application after the submission. Please check all information carefully before submitting.  

 

8. Can I submit several entries for Nami Concours?  

Each applicant can submit only 1 entry.    

 

9. Can I apply with a book that was published 10 years ago?

Only books published within the recent 5 years (2016-2020) can be submitted.

 

10. When I apply for Nami Concours as a team, can one person write an application for the team or can all members write their names in the application?  

When you submit an application as a team, please decide a representative and fill out the application form in his/her name and write other members’ names in ‘NOTE.’   

 

11. Can I use my pen name in the application instead of my real name?  

 Applicants must use their real name to apply for Nami Concours.   

 

12. Should I fill out the section ‘Education’ and ‘Award’?  

 ‘Education’ and ‘Award’ are optional information. This information will be used in the Nami Concours catalogue of shortlisted candidates selected in the preliminary judging, and for online promotion.   

 

13.How should I submit entries that are pages from a pop-up book? 

You can submit entries that are pages from a pop-up book by taking photos of the pages from your camera and submit them as image files. The photos should be in a high resolution for proper examination by the judges. Body parts, such as hands or fingers, should not be visible in the photo. 

 

14. Can I submit the illustrations which have applied or already won awards in other competitions?  

It is allowed to apply illustrations which have applied or already won awards in other competitions.   





 
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