Illustrators of the Future Contest

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Illustrators of the Future Contest

Give your artistic skills a boost and make some money by becoming a participant in this “Illustrators of the Future Contest”. This program is considered to be the most influential and prestigious contest in the history of science fiction and fantasy. This competition has been presented by Author Services, Inc to encourage young artists and give them the platform to showcase their talent and refine their skills. Any new and amateur SCIFI & fantasy artists can qualify for this program. There is no geographical restriction, so candidates from any part of this world can send their entry to compete for this program. So if you are an artist seeking an opportunity to take your career to the next level, Illustrators of the Future Contest would like to welcome you.

The best part of this competition is that you don’t need to pay any entry fee to enter this contest. This is your chance to have your work judged by the people who are professional in this field and get some feedback that will help you in your next endeavours. There is no specific theme for this contest. All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations will be accepted. This contest invites only amateur artists only who have not been paid for their artworks so far. Candidates are required to submit only one set of illustrations in each contest quarter. The submission must be original and unpublished. Your submission must include three illustrations done by you in colour or black-and-white medium created from the artist’s imagination. Each illustration must represent a subject different from the other two.

Author Services, Inc has been dedicated to representing the literary, theatrical and musical works of L. Ron Hubbard. It came into existence in 1981 and working from Hollywood, California. It is different from other literary agencies, exclusively representing one single bestselling author, L. Ron Hubbard. For a long time, it has contributed to branding, licensing and selling foreign, audio, dramatic and film/TV rights for Mr Hubbard’s works. It has strong ties to talented artists and segments of the communications and entertainment industries.

Brief Description

Get quick information through this table:

Organization Author Services, Inc
Educational Level All
Subjects All
Amount $1,500
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards N/A
City Los Angeles
Nationality All
Country United States
Application Deadline March 31, 2021
Application Fee N/A
Requirements Art work

Who May Be Eligible

This contest invites all new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations or more than one process-colour painting in media distributed broadly to the general public. Applicants can be from any country.

How to Apply

Candidates can enter this contest through the online portal of  Author Services, Inc, where they will have to log in with their existed account or create a new account to access the online application form. Aspirants are requested to give all accurate information in the application form once they access it. Providing the right information is the responsibility of all the candidates.


This contest is valued at $1,500. All the winners whose work will impress the judges most will receive this award to help them in their next endeavours. The award amount will ease the financial burden of candidates, and they can use this money to fund their education or cover the other expenses that they are supposed to do in their career journey.

Application Deadline

Applications will close on March 31, 2021. If you have found this program interesting, then you can send your application by this date.

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