The Association of Illustrators (AOI) in partnership with USA-based Directory of Illustration, announces that the World Illustration Awards 2019 are now open for entries. Illustrators in any country working in any medium or content over the age of 18 can enter work made in the 2018 calendar year. Submissions must be made into the eight categories as either a New Talent or a Professional entry. This year there are cash prizes for the Overall Winners: £2,000 for the Overall Professional Winner, and £1,000 for the Overall New Talent Winner, among other prizes. Entry fee for 1 Single image or 1 moving image link: £25 / $33 / €30 and Multiple Entry (up to 5 images or combination of still and moving images): £45 / $60 / €54.