Japan Media Arts Festival: Call For Art

We would like to inform you that we are accepting entries for the 14th
Japan Media Arts Festival and closing date for entries is coming up!

An enlargement of its scale has led the festival attaining international
popularity with the subscription of 2,592 works from 54 countries last year.
This year we seek and await dynamic creative works that are opening up
a new era from all over the world continuously.

The entry period is until 24th September 2010 in 4 divisions; Art, Entertainment,
Animation and Manga, including variety of works such as
interactive art, installation, graphics, digital photo, web, game, animation,
video arts, manga, etc..
The festival is open to both professionals and amateurs, commercial and
non-commercial works without distinction.

Please visit and entry your latest work through the official website;
http://plaza.bunka.go.jp/english/festival/2010/entry/submission.php

We look forward to meeting your new creative work at the 14th Japan
Media Arts Festival again!

Japan Media Arts Festival
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≪The 14th Japan Media Arts Festival Outline≫

■Entry Period
15 July – 24 September 2010 *Please don’t miss up!

■Divisions
[Art Division]
Interactive Art / Installation / Movie / Digital Photograph / Still Image /
Website, etc.

[Entertainment Division]
Game / Play Equipment / Movie (VFX, CM, MV, etc.) / Character /
Website, etc.

[Animation Division]
Feature Length Animation / TV Animation / Original Video Animation (OVA) /
Short Animation, etc.

[Manga Division]
Story Manga / Comic Strip Manga / Non-commercial Manga /
Digital  Manga, etc.

■Prizes
[Grand Prize] Certificate, Trophy, Extra Prize of 600,000 yen
[Excellence Prize] Certificate, Trophy, Extra Prize of 300,000 yen
[Encouragement Prize] Certificate, Trophy, Extra Prize of 150,000 yen

■Schedule
[Announcement] Beginning of December 2010
[Awards Ceremony] 1 February 2011
[Exhibition of Award-Winning Works] 2 – 13 February 2011
The National Art Center, Tokyo / Japan

■Inquiries to:
Japan Media Arts Festival Secretariat Office (c/o CG-ARTS)
http://plaza.bunka.go.jp/english/site/inquiry.php

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Lindsay Grace is a teacher, software developer and designer. He has served industry as an independent consultant, web designer, software developer, entrepreneur, business analyst and writer. Lindsay has a joint position between Miami University’s Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies and the School of Fine Arts. His research areas include human-computer interaction, creative and critical gameplay, and web design. He writes regularly about interactive media design and education.