2019 Festival Description:
The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media - from animation and comics to media art and games. The festival gives awards in each of its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga.
Call for entries (Animation):
Animated feature films, animated short films (including opening videos, ending videos, etc.), animated TV series, videos for streaming, etc.
Works must be completed or released between Saturday, October 6, 2018 and Friday, October 4, 2019.
* 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.
Call for entries 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.
Selection: October 2019 to March 2020 (TBC)
Announcement of Award-Winning Works: March, 2020 (TBC)
Exhibition of Award-Winning Works:Saturday, September 9 – Sunday, September 27, 2020 (TBC)
Venue : National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) (Odaiba Area, Tokyo) etc.