• Issue Winner will be on front page and Interviewed
  • Magazines will be sent to galleries and exhibitions

For all submissions please check our Instagram Accout @cockroach_magazine.

We will inform you in feed & status about new open calls. Below you can find the current Call for Submissions:

 CALL FOR WORK  - Autumn Issue 

🪳Coming Soon🪳

Information Submitter 

Please notice:

You need to submit at least 3 images of your work. The maximum is 10. They do not need to be from one series. You can submit 3 different series as well.

Please notice that there is a maximum MB to send: 10MB. In case of the success of your submission we will ask you to send us the high resolution images.

Please enter in this field below all information you want to share e.g. Fashion Designer or Story behind the Scenes. (e.g. Wardrobe Credits, Fashion Designer, Creative Artist or Director, Hairstylist, Makeupartist, Accessory Design etc.).

These texts will be inserted to your publication. Please be sure that the spelling is correct. 

Submitting Format for your credits: 

Image Number:

Work/ Job Titel NAME SURNAME @instagramaccount

e.g. 

Image 1:

Photographer EDINA MEIZEL @edina_edaed

Image 2:

Makeupartist MANDY MONTALBANO @montalbano_beauty_and_fashion

The story can be written in form of senteces or e.g. as poem. Feel free to send the art of writing you like.

 

REQUIREMENTS IN DETAIL
 
1- Images
3 - 10 images are recommended for submission – the Minimum is at 3 images, so we know you have variety in your submission
Commit your work with a Submission Title / Story Title, Credits for Creatives and relevant forms (see bottom of page) - The more to choose from the better
 
2 – Size
Full Size, .jpg, 300 DPI, AdobeRGB(1998) colour profile, No Watermarks. No logos.
If you sent us pictures with a watermark/logo  please send us the pictures again without! 
 
3  Allowed sizes Portrait: 
WE PREFER FULL SIZE - however, the  MINIMUM is -->>DIN A4 8.5 × 11 in, 300 dpi (2550 × 3300 px) 4 – Landscape: DIN A3 17 × 11 in, 300 dpi (5100 × 3300 px), AdobeRGB(1998) colour profile.
We reserve the right to crop / alter the submitted images as required to suit the Magazine layout and content.
 
4  Editing
Try to keep editing to a minimum but professional – so as  e.g. to not make the model look like a sculpture, etc. but rather as themselvs.
 
5  Front and Back Cover
Cover (for Print Issues) and/or Feature Image (for Webitorials) will selected by an Editorial Panel at the Magazine. It is very competitive and the standards are high. We look for 'different' when we choose our cover images!
 
6  Age
Submissions with models under 18 years must be accompanied with a Lawful Model Release signed by an Authorised Parent or Guardian – with the authorised consenting Adult's email and phone contacts in International phone format.
 
7  Social Media Tag
Images used on Social Media must be the unaltered and actual published images in Cockroach Magazine so that the Magazine gets credited for the work as well.
 
8 Copyright
 Submissions must be by the Copyright Owner (normally the Photographer) or an Authorised Delegate (authorised delegate form (form at bottom of page) must be placed in your Dropbox Folder along with images and Credits (form at bottom of page) file.
 
9  Release Form
Copyright owner is to complete the Release form (form at bottom of page) which must  accompany each new submission by a Copyright owner, and placed in your Submission along with images and Credits (form at bottom of page) file.
 
10 - Credits
Credits need to be completed (by submitter - form at bottom of page) - and placed in your submission along with your images.
 
11  Withdrawal 
Withdrawing of submissions is only permitted prior to 7 clear calendar days prior to initially scheduled publication date and time.
 
12  High Res
Email us with a Dropbox / WeTransfer/ PicDrop link containing your High Resolution Images (specifications above) + Text File with Submission Title & Credits of Creatives + Wardrobe + Best Email + Best Mobile / Cell / Whatsapp / Telegram number so we can quickly resolve any questions.
 
BY THE WAY: WE ARE GOLD MANIA - Edina & Mandy with their editorial team
We are a small team and if we are unable to wait for an email reply to verify / clarify something then we will either drop the submission or proceed with the content as best we can and will not be correcting anything.
 
13  Tearsheets
FREE Tearsheets will be provided by way of Dropbox within 14 days, under normal circumstances.
 
14 - Error| Failure| Mistake
To make mistakes is human, we are human and no different. If there are typographical errors and/or layout and/or image errors that are discovered after it goes to print, there is nothing we can do and we do apologise in advance. However, if we are notified via whatsapp / Telegram (only - to avoid missing email etc going into junk) prior to the magazine going to print, we will do our very best to rectify it. Best effort is all we can undertake to provide.
 
15 – Rule Amendments 
These submissions rules & guidelines may be amended here from time to time without notice, so please do check before submitting your work.
 
16- Layout: 
We try to keep things simple, clean and give your image the most exposure we can, so we try and dedicate an entire page to 1 image where ever possible. We try to avoid the use of overlaid images, graphic design and anything else that detracts from your image –
We believe the Cockroach Magazine is about YOU and YOUR WORK and not our graphic design or editoral skills.
 
17- FORMS:
Please use forms (below)
 
a) Credits Form 
 
Submission Credits (add fields as required - SAVE as FILE) - We will credit with as much information as possible - in some cases this may not be possible due to layout and/or style and/or content of issue
 
e.g. of what it should end up looking like:
 
PHOTO-01 (First photo in sequence in Dropbox / wetransfer etc)
Photo: PhotographerName @PhotographerInstagram
Assist: AssistantPhotographerName @AssistantPhotographerInstagram
Designer: DesignerName @DesignerInstagram
Stylist: StylistName @StylistInstagram
Assist: AssistingStylistName @AssistingStylistInstagram
Hair: HairPersonName @HairPersonInstagram
Assist: HairAssistantName @HairAssistantInsta
MUA: MUAName @MUAInstaGram
Assist: MUAAssistantName @MUAAssistantInsta
etc - Add creatives as you need
Location: Landmark, City, Province, Country (As much as you wish)
!!! Story about you/ Model/ Topic / Idea 
(if you don't provide we can't print information about you and your work). 
 
PHOTO-02 (second photo in sequence in Dropbox / wetransfer etc)
Photo: PhotographerName @PhotographerInstagram
Assist: AssistantPhotographerName @AssistantPhotographerInstagram
Designer: DesignerName @DesignerInstagram
Stylist: StylistName @StylistInstagram
Assist: AssistingStylistName @AssistingStylistInstagram
Hair: HairPersonName @HairPersonInstaGram
Assist: HAIRAssistantName @HAIRAssistantInsta
MUA: MUAName @MUAInstaGram
Assist: MUAAssistantName @MUAAssistantInsta
etc - Add creatives as you need to
Location: Landmark, City, Province, Country 
(As much as you wish)
 
!!! Story about you/ Model/ Topic / Idea (if you don't provide we can't print information about you and your work). 
 
etc
 
** PLEASE
 try and use the EXACT FORMAT as above when providing the information - e.g. don't change a Photo to a Photographer etc - it is to save space in giving credits.
** If there is no seperate MUA or Stylist etc - just delete the respective lines.
** PLEASE RETAIN as TEXT oder Word or Document FILE
** PLEASE TYPE - so we can copy and paste
** Please place in Same Folder as Images
 
LAST BUT NOT LEAST
** PLEASE send us background information about you, your art and your idea of the setting/ painting/ scene. Ever artist should have some information for the reader on their pages. 
Our aim is to give you a support and a face. Without it would be sad that we can't give you the most support we can offer to you
 
Date (DD-MM-YYYY) ________________
Editorial Title (Suggest a few please in order of preference – keep and short, catchy and sweet – ideally 2 or 3 words) : 
1 - _____________________________________________________
2 - _____________________________________________________
3 - _____________________________________________________
Artist / Photographers Full Legal Name: ________________________________________________________
Address (not PO Box): ________________________________________________________
Business Name and Address: _______________________________________________________
Phone Number in International Format: +________________________________________
Email:
1 - ______________________________________________________
2 - ______________________________________________________
Etc
 
Submitters WhatsApp / Telegram Number in international format -e.g. like ours is +49 163 865 2025
 
NOTE - Our Instagram is 100% ORGANIC & PRIVATE so this is why we show a LOW Social Score - FOLLOW US to see the real art!
 
Facebook: @Cockroach_Magazine
Twitter: @Cockroach_mag
 
 
We are pleased to congratulate you on your submission to the Cockroach magazine and looking forward to new cooperation. We really like your work!
 
Thanks!
With best geards,
Edind and Mandy

 

 

We want to support you! Please know that our submissions are for free . 

In case your submission fits in our feel of the style but doesn´t go with the flow with the current issue we would like to postpone the images to the next issue.

We will contact you in this case.