The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts that honors outstanding works in the four divisions of Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga, as well as providing a platform for appreciation of the works that have won awards. For the 16th Festival in 2013, entries will be accepted from across the globe. The competition is open to both professionals as well as amateurs, commercial and non-commercial works without distinction. The works will be divided into 4 areas of art, entertainment, animation and manga. Submissions will be accepted untill September 20th. The award-winning works will be selected in December and will be exhibited at The National Art Center, Tokyo from February 13th to 24th, 2013. Visit their official website for more information.
The 16th Japan Media Arts Festival
Entry period: July 12th to September 20th, 2012 (arrival due not later than the closing date)
Inquiry: Japan Media Arts Festival Secretariat (c/o CG-ARTS)
Office Hours: 10:00 – 18:00 on weekdays
Text: Satsuki Miyanishi