AFCC 2019 - BIG Submission Form
The Book Illustrators Gallery (BIG), part of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) aims to showcase local and regional illustrators and artists and promote them to a wider audience. It offers a platform for the authors, publishers and the public to take notice of your illustrations. The BIG is available at Central Public Library for viewing from 26 August to 29 September 2019.

Who Can Apply:

1.Illustrators whose artwork that has been featured in children’s books, comics or graphic novels published between January 2018 and June 2019.

2. Illustrators should be of Asian descent, or in Asia or have illustrations dealing with or of Asian diaspora.

Please ensure that you have read and understood the Submission Guidelines before completing the form below.

Submissions Guidelines:

1. Each applicant is allowed to submit a maximum of five pieces of illustration.
Please do not re-enter the same illustration submitted to BIG in previous years.
2. Please send digital illustrations in high resolution (at least 300dpi) and thumbnail sized in jpeg/jpg format upon completion of the online BIG 2019 Submission Form.
3. Applicants are invited to submit illustrations with a 30 word blurb describing the illustration.
4. Please do not send or post the original illustration to the Organizer, Singapore Book Council (SBC). SBC will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the illustration(s).
5. The size of the exhibited illustration will range from A4 to A2. Illustrations will be mounted for display and all related printing, mounting and venue costs will be borne by SBC.
6. By submitting the illustration(s) for the BIG, the applicant agrees to allow SBC to use a reproduction of the illustration(s) for the publicity of AFCC and Singapore Book Council, in both online or in print.
7. SBC strongly encourages artists whose illustrations have been selected to drive their own publicity to create awareness of the exhibition of their work.
8. Applicants whose illustrations are selected will be entitled to the 3-day AFCC pass at a special price of S$110 (usual price: S$220). Applicants who submitted illustrations but are not selected, will be entitled to a 30% discount across all ticket categories. The discount codes will be emailed to all applicants from 16 August.
9. For enquiries, please contact Chloe (

BIG Timeline:
Please complete the BIG 2019 Submission Form with your illustrations by 31 July 2019.
Selected applicants will be contacted by 16 August 2019.

Kindly fill in all the fields. If not applicable, indicate ‘NA’.
SBC may use the information provided here for our promotional and marketing purposes.

1. Full Name *
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2. Email address *
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3. Nationality *
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4. Current Country of Residence *
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5. Mobile number (include country code):
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6. Bio of Illustrator (up to 50 words) *
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7. Title of book(s)
Please indicate the book title that the illustration(s) are from. If submitting multiple titles, please indicate how many illustrations for each book.
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8. Author(s) of book(s)
If submitting multiple titles, please indicate the author(s) for each book.
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10. How many illustrations are you submitting? *
11. Publisher
If submitting multiple titles, please indicate the publisher(s) for each book.
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12. Year of publication
If submitting for multiple titles, please indicate the publication year for each book.
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[Submissions] please save your illustrations into Dropbox or Google Drive and copy the link here. *
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I have read, understood and accepted the Submission Guidelines. By submitting this application, I agree to allow Singapore Book Council to use any submitted material for promotional and marketing purposes. *
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