Deadline: 5 September 2020
Call for entries

24th Japan Media Arts Festival
Deadline: Friday, September 4 18:00(JST)
Submission period July 1, 2020 – September 4, 2020 18:00 (JST) / Location: Japan

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese) that honors 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.

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works.Eligible works are completed or released within a year before the deadline (October 5, 2019 – September 4, 2020).From each division, the jury committee will select winners of the Grand Prizes, Excellence Awards, Social Impact Award, New Face Awards, and U-18 Award. All awards including Special Achievement Awards and Jury Selections will be announced in March 2021. Each of the winners from the four divisions will receive a trophy and prize money up to 1,000,000 yen, and also win an opportunity to present their works at the Exhibition of Award-winning Works in Tokyo.
In addition to the four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga, there will be an open call for Festival Platform Award, which is an award given to brilliant new exhibition plan that utilize the characteristics of its facilities of organizations in liaison with the Japan Media Arts Festival.

No entry fee / HP:

CG-ARTS (Computer Graphic Arts Society)
Japan Media Arts Festival Contest Office
1-8-16-3F Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Phone +81-3-3535-3501
Fax +81-3-3562-4840
Japan Media Arts Festival