Could you create a portrait inspired by the automotive imagery of Titane?

Our favourite film of 2021 is heading to MUBI, and to celebrate, we’re challenging you to create a portrait of Agathe Rousselle inspired by the film’s mechanical imagery.

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Agathe Rousselle delivered a breakout performance for the ages in Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or-winning Titane, which bewitched us so much we made a whole issue dedicated to its perverse delights. To celebrate the film’s premiere on streaming platform MUBI on March 16th, we’ve teamed up with our friends over there to challenge all artists with our latest creative brief.

The Brief

For this brief, we’d like you to send us an original illustrated portrait of Agathe Rousselle as Alexa, incorporating some element of or drawing inspiration from the film’s mechanical imagery. We’re looking for unique, original takes on this portrait – extra marks for innovation. Your entry can be as simple or as intricate as you like, but it must incorporate at least one of the following colours:

To help get you started, we’ve embedded the official UK trailer and MUBI’s poster below.

The Prize

The winner will receive a £250 tattoo voucher from Sophie Mo (who created our Titane issue’s cover!), plus one year’s subscription to MUBI GO. In the event the winner cannot use the tattoo voucher, it can be used to redeem a custom print from Sophie instead. Four runners-up will each win a year’s subscription to MUBI.

How to Enter

All entries must be produced at A3 portrait (297 x 420 mm) size. Submit your design with the subject line ‘Titane creative brief’ to The deadline for entries is midnight on 14th March 2022.

You can also send us your entry via Twitter or Instagram by tagging @LWLies, but be sure to email us a hi-res version of your entry as well. Please remember to include your full name so we know who to credit.Good luck!

Titane is streaming exclusively on MUBI from March 16. Get 30 days free at

Terms & Conditions

1. Competition open to residents of the UK aged 18 years or over, with the exception of those related to employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion. Proof of age may be required.
2. Entries must be received on or before midnight GMT on 14th March 2022. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entries via agents or third parties are invalid. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.
3. Of the entries received before the deadline one overall winner will be selected.
4. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
5. The prize is a £250 tattoo voucher from Sophie Mo, plus one year’s subscription to MUBI Go, and four additional prizes of one year’s subscription to MUBI. In the event the winner cannot use the tattoo voucher, it can be used to redeem a custom print from Sophie instead. MUBI and TCO London cannot be held responsible for any complications arising from the tattoo procedure and the winner will be asked to sign a standard tattoo waiver upon redeeming the voucher with Sophie Mo.
6. The winner will be notified via email.
7. To obtain details of the winners please email stating the name of the prize, and the subject line ‘Titane creative brief’ four weeks after the closing date.
8. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this prize draw.
9. All work must be entirely original and the entrant’s own.
10. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions. The Promoter is TCO London, Unit 2H, Zetland House, 109-123 Clifton Street, London, EC2A 4LD.

Published 1 Mar 2022

Tags: Agathe Rousselle Julia Ducournau Titane

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