The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works to the four divisions — Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Eligible are works completed or exhibited within a year before the deadline (October 6, 2017 – October 5, 2018). From each division, the jury committee will select winners of the Grand Prize, Excellence Awards, and New Face Awards. All awards, including Special Achievement Awards and Jury Selections, will be announced in March 2019. Each of the winners from the four divisions will receive a trophy and prize money up to 1,000,000 Japanese yen, and also win an opportunity to present their works at the Exhibition of Award-winning Works in Tokyo in June 2019.

Entries for 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival Now Open

Entries must be submitted online at http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en/entry/entry-guidelines/

All entries must be received by 18:00 on Friday, October 5 (JST). Submission of entries is free of charge.

About the festival

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of “Media Arts" (“Media Geijutsu" in Japanese) that recognizes outstanding works in its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. The festival has awarded prizes to significant, creative works of artistic value since its establishment in 1997, and through its annual Exhibition of Award-winning Works, it has offered the public an opportunity to directly appreciate these celebrated works, and also to participate in related events such as symposia and artists’ lectures.

Last year, the 21st Festival received 4,192 entries from 98 countries and regions around the world. Over the years, the festival has earned international recognition as one of the most prominent showcases in the field of “Media Arts" surveying the latest artistic expressions that continue to diversify in today’s ever-changing world.

The Awards

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 works will be chosen by the jury as Jury Selections.

For additional information, visit the website: http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en/

Source: Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee

The 21st Japan Media Arts Festival’s Award-winning Works and Special Achievement Awards

日本新媒體動漫藝術節執行委員會現已接受第22屆藝術節參賽作品報名。世界各地的藝術家,無論是專業、業餘、獨立或商業藝術家,均可在藝術、娛樂、動畫和漫畫四大類別提交作品。截止日期前一年內(2017年10月6日-2018年10月5日)完成或展出的作品均可參加。評審委員會將在各個類別選出大獎、傑出獎和新秀獎得主。所有獎項(包括特別成就獎和評審推薦獎)將於2019年3月公佈。四個類別的獲獎者都將獲得獎盃和高達100萬日元獎金,同時贏得機會於2019年6月在東京獲獎作品展上展示他們的作品。

參賽作品必須網上提交,網址:http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en/entry/entry-guidelines/

所有參賽作品必須在日本標準時間10月5日(週五)下午18:00前提交。參賽作品免費提交。

日本新媒體動漫藝術節簡介

日本新媒體動漫藝術節是「新媒體動漫」的綜合藝術節(日語:Media Geijutsu),旨在獎勵藝術、娛樂、動畫和漫畫等四個領域的傑出作品。自1997年舉辦以來,該藝術節已經為大量具有藝術價值的創造性作品頒發獎項,並且透過其每年一度的獲獎作品展覽,為公眾提供機會直接欣賞這些著名的作品,並參與相關活動,如研討會和藝術家講座。

去年,第21屆藝術節收到全球98個國家和地區的4192件參賽作品。多年來,它已經獲得國際認可,成為展示最新藝術作品的「新媒體動漫」領域最重要的展覽之一,繼續在當今不斷變化的世界實現多元化發展。

獎項

大獎:
證書、獎盃、100萬日元獎金

傑出獎:
證書、獎盃、50萬日元獎金

新秀獎:
證書、獎盃、30萬日元獎金

特別成就獎:
證書、獎盃

其它傑出作品將獲得評審評選的評審推薦獎。

查詢詳情,請瀏覽網站:http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en/

消息來源: Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee

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