Bernardo Mota of Setubal, Portugal Wins L. Ron Hubbard's International Illustrators of the Future Contest
Bernardo Mota, of Setubal, Portugal will be honored at the 30th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards being held 13 April 2014 in Los Angeles. The event next year will celebrate the twenty-four annual winners in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests, where Bernardo will be one of the twelve illustrator winners. His art will also be published in the bestselling Science Fiction/Fantasy anthology series - L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XXX. He has already won $500.00 prize money for the win.
He will now compete with the remaining 11 winners for the grand prize of an additional $5,000.00.
Bernardo found out about the contest from a friend and knew he wanted to try. He was planning on entering every quarter until he won. However. the wait was not long. On his second try he won.
Bernardo will be flown to Hollywood to participate in a week long workshop taught by the blue ribbon panel of contest judges lead by Cliff Nielsen (Chronicles of Narnia artwork), followed by the gala awards ceremony at the end of the week.
Other judges and mentors attending during the week are Stephan Martiniere (The Fifth Element concept art), Dave Dorman (Star Wars art), Stephen Hickman (internationally commissioned artist), and Larry Elmore (Dungeons & Dragons) just to name a few.
The Contests were initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 shortly after returning to the field of science fiction with his bestseller Battlefield Earth.
For more information on the contest, go to http://www.writersofthefuture.com.