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17th Japan Media Arts Festival – Call for Entries

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee announces the Call for Entries for the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival held in February 2014.

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (=Media Geijutsu) 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.

The award-winning works will be exhibited at the National Art Center, Tokyo and other locations in the period from 5 February to 14 February, 2014.

Since its inception in 1997, the festival has recognized significant works of high artistry and creativity and in addition to a yearly Exhibition of Award-winning Works has held other events, such as symposiums, screenings, and showcases.

Last year’s Call for Entries received a record number of 3,503 works were submitted from 72 countries and regions around the world.