Summary

The 24th Japan Media Arts Festival closed entries on September 4, 2020. As last time, the festival saw enthusiastic participation with a total of 3,693 works submitted. 1,715 international entries from 102 countries and regions. These numbers reflect the festival’s increasing international recognition as a showcase that widely presents diverse and contemporary artistic expressions in the field of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu in Japanese).

Entry Period : 2020.7.1-9.4

Total Number : 3,693 Works

  • Number of Entries by Division

    • Art Division

      Interactive art: 210
      Media installations: 168
      Video works: 616
      Video installations: 120
      Graphic art: 602
      Internet art: 90
      Media performances: 70
      Total: 1,876

    • Entertainment Division

      Games: 130
      Video / Sound works: 287
      Multimedia productions: 69
      Products: 90
      Websites, Applications: 50
      Total: 626

    • Animation Division

      Animated feature films, Animated TV series, Videos for streaming: 72
      Animated short films: 327
      Total: 399

    • Manga Division

      Comics published in book form, Comics published in a magazine: 679
      Comics published online: 76
      Self-published comics: 37
      Total: 792

  • Entries from Abroad

    • 1,715 works from 102 countries and regions

      * last time's festival received 1,916 works from 106 countries and regions

      Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyz, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan(Alphabetical order)