The Japan Media Arts Festival is seeking diverse works that carve out a path for a new era.
Award-winning works selected from among the entries will be widely exhibited both within Japan and abroad through various projects and events organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in the aim of developing and promoting the creation of media arts.
Interactive art, media installations, video works, video installations, graphic art (including photographs), internet art, media performances, etc.
Games (video games, online games, etc.), video/sound works, spatial representation (including special effects videos and directions, performances), products (products utilizing media technologies, R&D devices, etc.), websites, applications, etc.
Animated feature films, animated short films (including opening videos, ending videos, etc.), animated TV series, videos for streaming, etc.
Comics published in a book form, comics published in a magazine (including works still being serialized), comics published online (for computer or mobile devices), self-published comics, etc.
In 25th festival, there will be an open call for a work to be shown on the Globe-like display at Miraikan – The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
To be eligible for entry, works must satisfy all of the following conditions.
Works submitted for the Festival Platform Award cannot be submitted for awards in the Art, Entertainment, Animation, or Manga divisions.