JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL OVERSEAS PROMOTION

OVERSEAS PROMOTION

With the aim of showing Japan’s high level of contemporary art and entertainments, award-winning works of Media Art, Animation, Games, and Manga from the Japan Media Arts Festival are exhibited and showed at international festivals.

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Special site in alliance with International Festivals

  • Animation Division

    Following this year’s special theme of "ANIMATIONISM-All Creativity Welcomed-", we will introduce the Japanese animation production studios that are popular now, unique creators, and also online short animation programs. This is a site where you can feel the dynamic scene of Japanese animation, in which a vast variety of diverse creations are produced.

    Curation Theme
  • Art & Entertainment Division

    This September, we will be launching “TOKYO GARDEN” website as a Tokyo online outlet for Ars Electronica 2020, Europe’s largest festival for art, technology and society. We are planning to have a wide variety of contents such as, talk sessions with different artists and curators, virtual studio tours, sharing archives and showing works of winners from 2020 Prix Ars Electronica and Japan Media Art Festival 2020. Join us online for an exciting virtual tour of the Tokyo art scene.

  • Manga Division

    In collaboration with the Manga Barcelona convention, a special website with the theme, "Manga, diversidad e inclusión" (Manga, diversity and inclusion) has been created. The site introduces six works that show the diversity of Japanese manga, with a focus on TSURUTANI Kaori's work "BL Metamorphosis", which was the winner of the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival's Manga Division New Face Award. We will also hold online Q&A sessions and live drawing sessions with manga artists who create works on a variety of themes.

Festival list

  • ANNECY FESTIVAL
  • ARS ELECTRONICA
  • MANGA BARCERONA
    Coming Soon

Screening Program

Creator's File 2020

We selected eight notable producers who are leading the Japanese animation scene. We will introduce representative works and behind-the-scenes materials related to the production process.

Details
  • 湯浅政明

    YUASA Masaaki

  • 八代健志

    YASHIRO Takeshi

  • 山村浩二

    YAMAMURA Koji

  • ぬQ

    nuQ

  • 西見祥示郎

    NISHIMI Shojiro

  • 宮嶋龍太郎

    MIYAJIMA Ryotaro

  • 舛本和也

    MASUMOTO Kazuya

  • 川尻将由

    KAWAJIRI Masanao

Creator's File 2019

Introduction for Japan Media Arts Festival

Continuing from 2018 and 2019, the overseas promotion visuals for the Japan Media Arts Festival have been produced by the visual artist Kohei Yoshino.

Profile of YOSHINO Kohei
ANNECY FESTIVAL
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