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Pre-selection Jury
Camilo Lucas Caratinga / Brasil

Cartoonist, illustrator, designer, artist. Camilo has published in several newspapers and magazines and has promoted cultural festivals. Currently, he is a snake in the edition of humor magazine with Rock, Jararaca Alegre, which in 2018, celebrated its 40th anniversary and is published in Caratinga, its homeland and distributed free of charge, reaching several states. Camilo held a painting exhibition about the Beatles with colorful canvases depicting the stages of the band.

Danni Sans Janaúba / Brasil

Graduated in Visual Arts from Unimontes is an arts teacher and Marchand. He specialized in the commercialization of works of art and is part of the Arte de Valor project team that guides artists to live in art.

Elpídio Rocha Montes Claros / Brasil

Coordinator of the Journalism course at FUNORTE, with a specialization in Teaching Higher Education, has experience in the area of Social Communication, with emphasis on Journalism, Cinema, Comic Books. He is also coordinator of the Cinema Commented project.

Francisco Ermelindo Janaúba / Brasil

Mestrado em Produção Vegetal no Semi-Árido (Conceito CAPES 4), pela Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros, UNIMONTES, Brasil. Título: Caracterização do clone Prata Anã 'Gorutuba' no Norte de Minas Gerais, Ano de Obtenção: 2010.

Giovanni Zuba Montes Claros / Brasil

Visual Designer, works in several areas of visual communication, such as graphic designer, digital designer (electronic media), 2D animation, visual identity and editorial / advertising illustration. He currently works in the Cocoon studio.

Jacy Ribeiro Montes Claros / Brasil

She is a writer, graduated from the Faculdade de Filosofia e Letras Santa Maria / BH, Jacy is the author of the books: Clara, Clarice, Clarinha, Tintin by Tintin and Better than Milk only Granny Candy. She is also an art collector.

Marcelo Lélis Belo Horizonte / Brasil

Cartoonist, writer and illustrator of the Estado de Minas Newspaper, Marcelo Lelis has released 4 comic books: Saino a Percurá, Cidade dos Ouro, Hortenza das Tranças and Anuí. Currently, its production is being published in France.

Márcio Leite Montes Claros / Brasil

Graduated in Social Communication, Leite is a cartoonist, designer, marketing consultant and plastic artist. He founded Brazil Cartoon in 2007 (social network of designers) and his art gallery in 2012. He is vice-president of Khartoum.




Awards Jury
Antônio Antunes Lisboa / Portugal

Antonio Antunes published his first cartoons in the Lisbon newspaper Diário, in March of 1974. At the end of that year, he joined the weekly newspaper Expresso where he continues to publish his works. President of the jury of the World Press Cartoon, hall of which he has been director since its foundation in 2005.

JBosco Belém / Brasil

A journalist, cartoonist, illustrator, caricaturist and cartoonist for the newspaper O LIBERAL, from Belém do Pará, since 1988. Jbosco is a humor cartoonist and is a frequent participant in graphic humor contests. He has won numerous national and international awards. Jbosco, also, collaborates in the editions of Brazilcartoon and was part of the jury of the International Salon against Racism awards.

Liuyi Wang Guiyang / China

The Chinese Liuyi Wang is one of the biggest authorities in the promotion and dissemination of cartoons and animation in China. He is Secretary-General of Asia-Pacific Animation & Comics, Vice-President of Siggraph Beijing (International Organization of Computer Graphics Professionals), Editor-in-Chief of House Publishing and Professor of Animation at China Communication University. Annually, it organizes international festivals and events of cartoon and animation in Asia in several Chinese provinces.

Marcelo Lélis Belo Horizonte / Brasil

Cartoonist, writer and illustrator of the Estado de Minas Newspaper, Marcelo Lelis has released 4 comic books: Saino a Percurá, Cidade dos Ouro, Hortenza das Tranças and Anuí. Currently, its production is being published in France. It uses watercolor, a well-known millenarian technique, possessing characteristics of use, colors and forms very varied and with diverse applications, a very widespread technique in Brazil.

Márcio Leite Montes Claros / Brasil

Graduated in Social Communication, Leite is a cartoonist, designer, marketing consultant and plastic artist. He founded Brazil Cartoon in 2007 (social network of designers) and his art gallery in 2012. He is vice-president of Khartoum.

Massoud Shojai Tabatabai Teerã / Irã

Born in Tehran in 1964, he graduated in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Tehran. Director of the "Iranian drawing house" and a member of the Asia-Pacific Comics and Animation Association, he is the winner of a large number of international awards in the area of cartoon and design. Founder and director of www.irancartoon.com, Massoud is the organizer of the Tehran Cartoon Biennial and numerous other graphic humor events.

Mario Vale Belo Horizonte / Brasil

Mario Vale was born and lives in Belo Horizonte. Multipurpose, both illustrates and writes, it is even difficult to know if it is better as a writer or as an illustrator. He graduated in Law from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais and studied industrial design at FUMA. He is a plastic artist, cartoonist, visual programmer and author of children's books. He makes illustrations for books, newspapers, magazines and cartoons for television, such as the vignettes published daily by Rede Globo (Plim-Plim). He also works with art education, teaching techniques of clipping, gluing and folding on paper. Has more than 10 books published.

Raed Khalil Damasco / Síria

Raed Khalil is a Syrian cartoonist. He began publishing his drawings in 1988, and since then has participated in national and international competitions, winning several awards. He is the director of the Syriancartoon news site, which is responsible for publicizing national and international competitions.

Vânia Catani Rio de Janeiro / Brasil

After starting his career in video art, Vânia Catani, 15 years ago, is at the forefront of Bananeira Filmes. One of the most prestigious film production companies in Brazil. Connected to the international independent film market, Vânia attends shows and festivals in Brazil and around the world. She has already been a member of juries and project selection commissions, as well as workshops, seminars and panels in countries such as Italy, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia and Russia, among others. In 2018, Vânia was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Hollywood, responsible for composing the bank responsible for the Oscar.