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WHAT IS THE JAPAN PRIZE?

The JAPAN PRIZE is an international contest for educational media sponsored by NHK. Since its establishment in 1965, we aim to contribute to the development of educational broadcasting and media worldwide by awarding audiovisual contents that show high quality educational effects.

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The Grand Prix trophy

DIVISIONS

Audiovisual Division
(5 categories)

The Audiovisual Division is for television programs, movies, and other video creations with sound and video components. It is divided into four categories based on target audience: Pre-school, Primary, Youth, and Lifelong Learning. The fifth category, Creative Frontier, is for educational audiovisual and interactive contents that open up new learning possibilities by taking advantage of the characteristics of digital media.

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Proposal Division

The purpose of the Proposal Division is to support the realization of ideas for educational television programs in countries/regions with limited budgets and/or technical facilities.

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PRIZES

The Best Work award will be presented in each category of the Audiovisual Division. The winner of The Grand Prix Japan Prize award will be chosen among those five winners. Two special prizes, The Japan Foundation Presidentís Prize and The UNICEF Prize, will also be awarded within the Audiovisual Division. As for the Proposal Division, The Best Proposal and Excellent Proposal will be awarded.

JAPAN PRIZE

Preliminary Selection Finalists

Audiovisual Division

Best Work Prizes

  • -Pre-school Category
  • -Primary Category
  • -Youth Category
  • -Lifelong Learning Category
  • -Creative Frontier Category
The Grand Prix Japan Prize

Special Prizes

  • -The Japan Foundation Presidentís Prize
  • -The UNICEF Prize

Proposal Division

The Best Proposal Prize

Excellent Proposal Prize

PRIZE MONEY

Audiovisual Division

The Grand Prix Japan Prize 5,000 USD
Best Work in Category 2,000 USD each
Special Prize 2,000 USD each

Proposal Division (Grants for production costs)

The Best Proposal 10,000 USD
Excellent Proposal 6,000 USD

EVENT SCHEDULE

April 1st

Entry opens

June 30th

Entry closes

September 1st

Finalists announced on website

November 2nd

45th JAPAN PRIZE Final Selection begins

November 6th

Presentation Session of Creative Frontier Category

November 7th

Presentation Session of Proposal Division

November 9th

Announcement of Winners

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