22th Japan Media Arts Festival Outline & Call for entry | ARTLECTURE
  • 22th Japan Media Arts Festival Outline & Call for entry

The 21st Japan Media Arts Festival received 4,192 entries from 98 countries and regions in its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation and Manga. The Exhibition of Award-winning Works will present selected works featuring a wide range of styles, genres and forms of expression, as well as materials documenting the lifetime accomplishments of Special Achievement Award winners. The festival program will also include symposia, artists’ talks, workshops and other related events. Gathering diverse artists and creators from Japan and abroad, the eleven days of the festival will offer a precious opportunity to experience works representing the most contemporary trends in Media Arts (in Japanese: Media Geijutsu).

Entry Period
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - Friday, October 5, 2018 (18:00 Japan Standard Time)
The Four Divisions (Art, Entertainment, Animation, Manga) 
※ In all divisions professional, amateur, independent and commercial works are eligible for entry.

Art Division
Interactive art, media installations, video works, video installations, graphic art (illustrations, photographs, computer graphics, etc.), internet art, media performances, etc.

Entertainment Division
Games (video games, online games, etc.), video / sound works (music videos, independent and advertising videos, etc.), multimedia productions (including special effects videos, performances, projections), gadgets, electronic devices, websites (including web promotions, open source projects), application software, etc.

Animation Division
Animated feature films, animated short films, animated series, etc.

Manga Division
Comics published in book form, comics published in a magazine (including works still being serialized), comics published online (for computer or mobile devices), self-published comics, etc.

Works must be completed or released between

Friday, October 6, 2017 and Friday, October 5, 2018. 
* Works completed, changed, renewed, presented or released during the above period are eligible for entry.
* While an unlimited number of entries may be made, the same work may not be entered in multiple divisions.

The entrant must hold the copyright of the submitted work. If the work is submitted by a representative, permission from the copyright holder must be obtained.
*Each entrant must read, understand and accept the Rules and Regulations before submission.
*By submitting works, the entrant is deemed to have accepted all Entry Rules and Regulations as stated.

For each division, a Grand Prize, Excellence Awards, and New Face Awards will be awarded on the basis of artistic quality and creativity. In addition, Special Achievement Awards will be awarded on the recommendation of the Jury to individuals or groups who have made a special contribution to Media Arts in any of the four divisions.

Grand Prize: Certificate*, trophy, 1,000,000 Japanese Yen 
Excellence Award: Certificate*, trophy, 500,000 Japanese Yen 
New Face Award: Certificate*, trophy, 300,000 Japanese Yen 
Special Achievement Award: Certificate*, trophy 
Other outstanding entries will be chosen by the Jury as Jury Selections
* Certificates will be presented by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

*This program is subject to change by the Organizer's reasons, so please refer to the website or the Organizer's notice for more information.
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  • 22th Japan Media Arts Festival Outline & Call for entry
  • 22th Japan Media Arts Festival Outline & Call for entry
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Contacts/Email : jmaf@cgarts.or.jp


Contacts/Email : jmaf@cgarts.or.jp

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