WIA2023 Longlist announcements

The judges have made their decisions, and we are delighted to announce the 500-strong longlist for this year’s World Illustration Awards competition.

This year we will announce the longlist by category each day, starting with Advertising. We hope this gives all the projects longlisted in each category the chance to shine!

From the 16th – 25th May 2023 we will unveil the longlisted projects that have been chosen by the judges from the 5,000 entries that were submitted to the competition.

The announcement schedule is as follows:
Advertising, 16th May, 11am
Animation, sponsored by Huion, 17th May, 11am
Book Covers, sponsored by London Book Fair, 18th May, 11am
Children’s Publishing, 19th May, 11am
Design, Product & Packaging, 20th May, 11am
Editorial, sponsored by Procreate, 21st May, 11am
Exploration, 22nd May, 11am
Publishing, sponsored by Rebel, 23rd May, 11am
Science & Technology, 24th May, 11am
Site Specific, 25th May 11am

We can’t wait to share all the amazing projects that have been selected with you…

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16th May 2023

World Illustration Awards 2023 – Longlist Announced!
Be part of #WIA2023 - a global celebration of great illustration. The Longlist will now be announced by category from 16th - 25th May 2023.
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