International Theatre Costume & Makeup Design Competition & Exhibition 2018 (China)
As announced during the first iSTAN Stage Art Summit, held in Beijing 2016, iSTAN is pleased to announce a competition which concentrates on Costume Design and Makeup Design. The goal of the competition is to promote and stimulate the artistic creativity of stage art and design professionals and students.
• For this, professionals and students alike of makeup and costume design are invited to enter our competition, independent of nationality, age, gender and ethnicity. There will be two categories a) Professionals; and b) students. The winners in these categories will be invited to the exhibition held in May 2018.
• The entries of the competition will be reviewed by a jury which consist of internationally experienced experts and top stage artists. The jury will be responsible of reviewing and selecting the most innovative works with the highest quality and ingenuity.
The iSTAN Awards will be awarded in two categories:
1) Professional Awards
There will be two (2) iSTAN Golden Awards – one for an outstanding Costume Designer, one for an outstanding Makeup Designer.
Additionally there will be six (6) iSTAN Excellence Awards for excellent work in the category of Costume Design, and six (6) iSTAN Excellence Awards for excellent work in the Category Makeup Design.
2) Student Awards (Young Practitioners)
There will be two (2) iSTAN Young Awards – one for an outstanding young Costume Designer, one for an outstanding young Makeup Designer.
Additionally there will be six (6) iSTAN Young Excellence Awards for excellent work, given to students or young practitioners of the category of Costume Design, and six (6) iSTAN Young Excellence Awards for excellent work, given to students or young practitioners in the Category Makeup Design.
Professionals and Students (Young Practitioners)
1) iSTAN Golden Award winners and iSTAN Young Award winners will;
a) be invited to attend the Exhibition Opening & Award Ceremony of iSTAN Excellent Work Exhibition of International Theatre Costume and Makeup Design Competition at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing. iSTAN will cover the costs of the round-trip ticket, local transport and accommodation;
b) be invited to take part in International Theatre Costume and Makeup Design Summit 2018 at the new Campus of the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing at the same time. Winners will also have opportunities to communicate with the master costume and makeup designer, face to face, and attend relevant academic activities; c) gain the opportunity to promote their own reputation on the official website of iSTAN, ITI and other media;
d) gain the opportunity to be recommended by iSTAN to work at relevant institutions and organizations.Competition requirements for professionals:
Competition Requirements for Professionals
a) Open to designers who have worked in the field of the stage arts professionally as a Costume Designer or Makeup Designer.
b) The entry should be stage costume works and makeup design works which have been formally shown.
c) Each competitor can submit only one work including 3-5 figures design scheme, with a description.
d) The competitor should submit relevant design drawings, final costume and makeup photos, texture details and photos of performances which present the idea of the design.
e) Innovative and high-quality entries are preferred.
Deadline: 28 February 2018