Tokyo – via notice from DFAIT – Japan Prize is now accepting entries for the 2009 contest and also participant registrations for CrossMedia Forum.
The Japan Prize was established in 1965 by NHK as International Educational Program Contest with the aims of improving the quality of educational programs around the world and contributing to the development and fostering of international understanding and cooperation.
Keeping these original aims, in 2008, Japan Prize reformed its content and now targets not only TV programs but also other linear contents, websites, educational games, and other interactive
products with audiovisual contents. This was to cope with circumstances facing educational media including the diffusion of information-communication technologies, the initiation of digital broadcasting and the spread of the Internet in the field of education worldwide.
We would like to further promote the Japan Prize in the game industry to receive more entries with high educational effects. Please feel free to explore our website to discover whether your productions may qualify for these prestigious awards. For more detailed information about entries, please see the rules for the Audiovisual Division on the Japan Prize site.
Also, let us introduce the CrossMedia Forum (October 23-28). It is a series of contest-related events and is open to the world’s producers, creators and educators to network with each other and to learn together for the future of educational media.
Please feel free to contact our Organizing Manager, Rimi Nakayama if you have any questions or need any assistance.