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The 17th Japan Media Arts Festival - Announcement of Award-winning Works Selected from 4,347 Entries!

December 5, 2013 - Tokyo, Japan

The 17th Japan Media Arts Festival’s Award-winning Works and Special Achievement Awards have been chosen.

At the Awards Ceremony on Tues Feb 4, 2014 each Prize-winner will be presented with an award certificate and a trophy. The Exhibition of Award-winning Works will be held from Feb 5 to Feb 16 at the National Art Center, Tokyo and other venues.

These 12 days offer a precious opportunity to encounter works representing the most contemporary trends in Media Arts.

  • Grand Prize-Winners:

Art Division:
"crt mgn"
Carsten NICOLAI [Germany]

Entertainment Division:
"Sound of Honda / Ayrton Senna 1989"
SUGANO Kaoru / YASUMOCHI Sotaro / ORAI Yu / Nadya KIRILLOVA / YONEZAWA Kyoko / SEKINE Kosai / SAWAI Taeji / MANABE Daito [Japan/Russia]

Animation Division:
"Approved For Adoption"
JUNG/Laurent BOILEAU [Belgium/France]

Manga Division:
"JOJOLION -Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part8-"
ARAKI Hirohiko [Japan]

  • Press Preview:

Feb 4, 2014 14:00-15:00 (TBC)
Venue: The National Art Center, Tokyo, Special Exhibition Gallery 1E
*Interviews with the award-winners can be arranged upon consultation with the JMAF Secretariat.
*Preview is open until 17:00, last entry 30 min prior to closing.

  • Awards Ceremony

Feb 4, 2014 16:30-17:45 (TBC)
Venue: The National Art Center, Tokyo, Auditorium 3rd floor
*Entry is for invited guests only.

*Detailed information on both events will be announced in Jan.

  • Exhibition of Award-winning Works

Program: Exhibitions / Film Screenings / Manga Library / Performances / Talk Events / Workshops / Guided Tours etc.
Period: Wednesday, February 5, 2014-Sunday, February 16, 2014
Venue: National Art Center, Tokyo
Opening hours: 10:00-18:00, last entry 30 min prior to closing
*Open until 20:00 on Fridays. *Closed on February 12
Other Venues: Tokyo Midtown, Cinem@rt Roppongi, Super Deluxe
Admission: Free

[Organizer] Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee

CONTACTS : JMAF Secretariat [CG-ARTS] Rei Hattori Please contact us in English by email for press coverage materials. TEL: +81-3-3535-3501 Email:

Source: Business Wire India


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