The 4th Shenzhen

International Poster Festival

This year, the theme of the 4th Shenzhen International Poster Festival is "Design and Connection".

Internet technology has made the world more connected than ever before, and make Design Changes Future more“within reach”as well. The emergence of new media, such as digital media posters, enables the transmission of information through the electronic screen and provides people to obtain more information methods and visual experience.

In 2020, Shenzhen International Poster Festival will add the categories "100 Best HANZI Posters" and "Motion Poster", which will connect traditional paper posters with digital motion design in the exhibition, to bring more possibilities to explore how graphic design affects life.

"Design and Connection - Shenzhen International Poster Festival 2020" is now open for submission! Designers from all over the world are welcome to join us. 


Government of Shenzhen Futian District


Shenzhen International Poster Festival Organizing Committee


Shenzhen Poster Design Association

Shenzhen Guan Shanyue Art Museum

Deadline for Online submission: Jan.10, 2021

Please visit and submit on: http://www.ipf-sz.com

Attention: All works should be uploaded on or before the deadline for Application & Submission. Online Submission system will close at 12:00pm on Jan.10, 2021(GMT+8)


Chairman of the judging committee:

Pingbo Chen(China)


Byungrok Chae (Korea)

Jian Zhao ( China)

Leo Lin(Taiwan,China)

Marcin Markowski(Poland)

Ziyuan Wang(China)


Final Judge:


Atelier ter Bekke & Behage(France)

Fang Cao(China)

Jaemin Lee(Korea)

Karl Misek(Czech Republic)




A  Cultural Poster

B  Social and Public Campaign Poster

C  Commercial & Advertising Poster

D  Student Poster

E  Special Theme: Symbol of City

Cities are partial and fragmented in people's memory or impression. This project takes "city" as the medium of expression. The designer, as an urban participant, records the unique symbols of the city in the form of visual posters, and ponders on the construction of cultural identity in urban development.

F  100 Best HANZI Posters

We encourage creative exploration and diversified works of HANZI (Chinese characters) in field of graphic design. The international jury will select 100 most beautiful HANZI (Chinese characters) posters.

G  Motion Poster

All types of posters with Motion Graphics technique.


Entries size and format:

Categories(A)to(F): Entries should be submitted in JPG format with a size of no exceed 1000 pixel on the larger side and of 150dpi in RGB color model.

Categories(G): Entries with a duraton of 3 to 5 seconds should be submitted through www.ipf-sz.com in GIF format and of not less than 1080px resolution, vertically displaced.

Entries up to 5 seconds, less than 10 seconds, should be submitted to motion@ipf-sz.com in MP4 or GIF format, not less than 1080px resolution, vertically displaced.

Fee : Free

Award Setting

Grand Prix (honor certificates and trophy)

Jury Award (honor certificates and trophies)

Awards for categories A/B/C/D/E/G (honor certificates and trophies)

Award for F (100 Best HANZI Poster honor certificates)


Award Announcement

List of selected works will be announced on official website and coordinated media after Jan.31, 2021. The winner will be announced and granted awards in 2020 SIPF Award Ceremony in late March, 2021. (We will inform you if there is any change of the time.)


Language : Chinese & English


Entry Rules

(1) The works created in or after 2018.1 are admitted to the contest.

(2) The number of entries is not more than 8 pieces. Series is considered as one.

(3) All participation is free of charge.

(4) Please submit your works through http://www.ipf-sz.com, Works in all categories should be submitted as digital files.

(5) All fields must be filled in English or Chinese only. Characters in other languages are not allowed. Works will not be accepted if they do not meet technical requirements and terms of participation.

(6) You will receive an automatic notification if works are successfully uploaded.

(7) Shortlisted entries will be announced on the Poster Festival website after Jan. 31, 2021. Participants will be informed by e-mail at the same time. High resolution image files of entries and printed copies will be asked to send to the address indicated in the letters.

(8) Printed copies of selected works must be sent by post. Entry label, entry form and postal address will be sent by e-mail personally to those participants whose works have been selected by Pre-Selection Committee. The designer will print label and attach it to the lower corner on the reverse of each poster. The entry form must be signed by the contestant and sent to the organizing committee with the work.

(9) The works should be packed in a safe and practical manner to avoid any damage during transport. Please label the package“PRINTED MATTER, NO COMMERCIAL VALUE”. Please do not include the price of your submission on the postal declaration or invoice. Postage and all other incidental expenses are to be defrayed by participants.

(10) Due to limited exhibition space, Shenzhen International Poster Festival reserves the right to exhibit only part of the entries in series.

(11) All submitted works will remain in the SIPF Organization Committee. Organizers have the right to exhibit, collect, publish, photograph and reprint for non-commercial purposes. The author who sent the works to the contest thereby are deemed to agree with the terms and conditions of the competition.

(12) The author guarantees that the submitted and the exhibition works do not breach intellectual property rights of any third person. The organizer will not be held liable for any breach of proprietary rights.



「设计与连接 - 深圳国际海报节2020SIPF」全球作品征集现已开始,欢迎世界各地的设计师关注与参与。









线上投稿截止日期 : 2021年1月10日

提交入口 http : //www.ipf-sz.com



2020SIPF 评审团成员

评审团主席:陈平波(China / 中国)


Byungrok Chae 蔡秉录 (Korea / 韩国)

Jian Zhao 赵健 ( China / 中国)

Leo Lin 林俊良(Taiwan,China / 中国台湾)

Marcin Markowski 马尔钦•马尔科瓦斯基(Poland / 波兰)

Ziyuan Wang 王子源(China / 中国)

2xGoldstein 哥德斯坦兄弟(Germany / 德国)

Atelier ter Bekke & Behage 德•贝克&贝哈奇工作室(France / 法国)

Fang Cao 曹方(China / 中国)

Jaemin Lee 李在敏(Korea / 韩国)

Karl Misek 卡尔•米塞克(Czech Republic / 捷克)




A 文化推广

B 社会与公益

C 商业与广告

D 学生类

E "城市符号”专题




G 动态海报







参赛费用 :  免费



全场大奖 (一件,颁发证书及奖杯)









官方语言 :  汉语和英语



□ 参赛作品必须是2018年1月以后创作的作品。

□ 参赛作品最多不超过八件,系列作品按单件计。

□ 参赛免费。

□ 线上提交电子作品,网址:http://www.ipf-sz.com。部分(G)类作品发送至motion@ipf-sz.com邮箱。

□ 作品提交填写时必须使用中文或英文提交,其他语言系统暂不支持。如不符合参赛规则和技术要求的作品将不会被接受。

□ 作品成功提交后将收到系统自动发出的通知。

□ 入围作品将于2021年1月31号后在海报节官网公布,同时组委会将通过邮件发送入围作品通知。入围设计师按邮件上的通知将入选海报文件和实物作品邮寄至指定地址。

□ 作品标签及入围参赛表格将通过系统邮件方式送达,设计师自行打印参赛背签贴于作品背面右下角。参赛表格必须由参赛者本人亲笔签名,并随作品一同寄往组委会。

□ 参赛作品无需装裱。请妥善包装以免造成运送中作品损害。所有参赛作品必须以“无商业价值印刷品”的形式寄达。送件者请自付作品运送费用,组委会将不接受任何在邮寄票证中写入商业标价的参赛作品。

□ 基于展览场地有限,深圳国际海报节保留只展出系列中的部分参赛作品的权利。

□ 对于本次海报竞赛提交的作品,将会保留在深圳国际海报节组委会,组委会享有对作品重印、拍照、出版、宣传推广、展览、收藏等权利。

□ 送件者作品若有侵犯抄袭或知识产权等相关争议或展出时造成法律纠纷,送件者需自负所有法律责任。

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