|Japan Media Arts Festival|
The Japan Media Arts Festival is returning to HYPER JAPAN to present its award winning works from the past year. On Friday, they will show the award winning animation films on the Main Stage, and on Saturday they will host a talk show, featuring the creators of KURATAS, the giant human-ride robot which won the Excellence Award in the Entertainment Division of the Festival, with live operation from Japan.
Download the Festival leaflet here.
For Friday show details, click here.
For Saturday show details, click here.
About the Japan Media Arts Festival
The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu) that honours 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. It also provides a platform for appreciation of the award-winning and other notable works. 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 the 16th Festival received a record 3,503 entries from 72 countries and regions around the world, demonstrating its continuing evolution as an established annual international festival.