Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Hoping for an award in Japan

Good news- my film- Climate Cycle has been shortlisted for an award in Japan

31st Annual Tokyo Video Festival, TVF2009
Sponsored by Victor Company of Japan, Ltd. (JVC)Supported by the city of Yokohama
Assisted by Landmark Hall and Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC)

Entries have been evaluated by the TVF2009 Judging Committee including film director Nobuhiko Obayashi, novelist Makoto Shiina and animation film director Isao Takahata. 100 Selected winning entries are planned to be announced in January 2009.

Excellence Award winners will be chosen from among the 100 Selected winners. The
Announcement and Awards Ceremony will be held at Landmark Hall in Yokohama, Kanagawa
Prefecture near Tokyo. Selected and Excellence winners will be given their awards and the Grand Prize winning entries will be announced.

Last years festival, the 30th Tokyo Video Festival, TVF2008, received an all-time record of 2,010 video entries, including 750 from Japan and 1,260 from 53 countries and regions worldwide. Approximately 50,000 home video works from about 100 countries and regions have been submitted since the first festival in 1978.

So watch this space and keep fingers crossed for me!

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