Enter the JBFC Caption Contest

Enter the JBFC Caption Contest

Can you write the winning caption for New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff's original cartoon, made just for the JBFC?

Submit your entry by April 17. Official Rules

And to find out more about what Bob's up to and what's on his mind than you ever wanted to know, visit him on www.bobmankoff.com, or follow him on Twitter and Facebook

The finalists will be announced at the Inside The New Yorker Cartoon event on April 24, and the winner will receive the enlarged cartoon with caption mounted and signed by Bob Mankoff and a signed copy of his book, How About Never-Is Never Good For you? My Life in Cartoons


You must be eighteen or older to enter the contest. You may enter the contest multiple times either on the website or at the Theater by April 17, 2014.  You will be disqualified if we are unable to read your entry. If the winner is not present at the event on April 24, the JBFC will notify him/her by phone or email.

The winner will receive a signed copy of Bob Mankoff’s new book, How About Never–Is Never Good For You? My Life in Cartoons and the enlarged cartoon with caption mounted and signed by Bob Mankoff. Winner must pick up prize at JBFC Theater.

Jacob Burns Film Center employees are eligible to enter the contest.