Event Schedule
IPCEM (International Producers Conference for Educational Media)
IPCEM Keynote
"Listen, Honor, Share"
Jasmyn Belcher Morris, Senior Producer for the oral history and storytelling organization StoryCorps, will share a selection of compelling and memorable stories that each week rivet millions of listeners on National Public Radio, and everywhere that StoryCorps stories can be heard. She'll also provide behind-the-scenes detail on how the stories came together, from finding the storytellers, helping to shape their conversation, and editing these oral histories to showcase their true emotional power.

Founded in 2003, StoryCorps has given more than 450,000 people the chance to record interviews about their lives. The organization preserves the recordings it collects in its archive at the Library of Congress, the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered. StoryCorps' non-profit mission is to foster a culture of listening, based on the core value that every life and every story matter equally.

Date

Monday, October 16, 2017

SPEAKER

Jasmyn Belcher Morris

Senior Producer
StoryCorps
(United States)

INTERVIEWER
Mizuto Tanaka

Secretary General
JAPAN PRIZE Secretariat
(Japan)


Session 1

“Jason’s PTA”
SVP of Cloud computing company and comedian, Jason Danielson (aka “Atsugiri Jason”), will share his experience of child-rearing and educational environment with guests.

Date

Sunday, October 15, 2017

PANELIST

Jason Danielson

(aka “Atsugiri Jason”)

GUEST

Itsuko Tsujii


Akiko Fujiwara

Tenma/Cocomi


Session 3

Exploring the possibility of addressing social problems through international collaboration of public broadcasters

Youth need a path to put their heart out. They don't need FAKE, but they need something they can trust. Then what TV broadcasters can do?

FACES, an international anti-bullying campaign, will provide one case study to discuss that global collaboration can tackle with the reality of youth.

Date

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

PANELISTS

Markus Nikel

Senior Consultant, International Projects
RAI CULTURA
RAI
Italy


Manabu Kado

Senior Producer
Youth & Education Programs Division
Program Production Department
NHK


Miki Mori

Director, Media Learning Division
NHK Educational

MODERATOR

Charlotte F. Cole, EdD

Executive Director
Blue Butterfly Collaborative
United States of America


Session 4

MINI INPUT × JAPAN PRIZE
INPUT is an annual conference where filmmakers and broadcasters discuss and challenge the boundaries of public television. JAPAN PRIZE is proud to host MINI INPUT showcasing one of the most talked about programs from INPUT 2017. CHUCK NORRIS VS. COMMUNISM is a thrilling documentary which depicts the illegal import and distribution of western movies in Romania under the communist regime. Director Ilinca Calugareanu and producer Mara Adina share the challenges and opportunities of making the story come to life.

Date

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

SPEAKER

Ilinca Calugareanu

Managing Director, Director
Vernon Films LTD
United Kingdom


Mara Adina

Managing Director, Director
Vernon Films LTD
United Kingdom

MODERATOR
Shin Yasuda

Senior Producer
International Co-production
Program Production Department
NHK

Creative Frontier Category
Final Presentation Session

Creative Frontier Category accepts digital contents that open up new learning experience. Five finalists will present their proposals and have a Q&A session with the jurors. The presentation and discussion are open to public.
The finalist works are also exhibited at the delegates lounge so that the delegates can try experience the world’s top educational projects.

Date

Sunday, October 15th 2017 10:00am

Creative Frontier Category Finalists
Finalist: Ms. Janine STEELE
Title
Cardboard Crash
Producing Organizations National Film Board of Canada
Country/Region Canada
Media Game Application Software
In a world of AI and self-driving cars, who determines the ethics algorithm to handle emergency situations? In this VR vignette, the user is slowed down to bullet-time, becoming the computer, and forced to confront a hard decision where there is plenty of data, but no easy answer. It gives the students the opportunity to develop a stronger skillset associated with information and communication technologies.
Finalist: Mr. Ehud NIR and Mr. Sagi BORNSTEIN
Title
#uploading_holocaust
Producing Organizations gebrueder beetz filmproduktion, udiVsagi production, BR and rbb
Country/Region Germany, Israel, Austria
Media Website
How does remembrance work today? #uploading_holocaust approaches this question with a combination of video footage and an interactive questionnaire. Using YouTube videos by Jewish students form Israel, the web project confronts the user with one’s own attitude towards the Holocaust. Is the subject at all relevant still to the fourth generation? Which taboos and expectations do teenagers of our day face?
Finalist: Mr. Fumihito ITO
Title
The Eye Tracking Training Software based on Successful Experience
Producing Organizations Shimane University
Country/Region Japan
Media Application Software
Using the eye tracking is not easy when you try it for the first time. To solve this problem, we carefully created the no-fail-software that easy enough even for first time users so that everybody enjoys successful experiences and gain a sense of achievements. So far, we have developed 10 games in different levels, and currently, 1,000 patients and students with special needs are use our games.
Finalist: Ms. Tanya BLACK
Title
Attitude
Producing Organizations Attitude Pictures Limited
Country/Region New Zealand
Media Website
Since 2005 we have produced more than 400 documentaries and filmed in over 30 countries. In 2012 we launched AttitudeLive.com with the aim of making our content freely available to all and changing the way society engages with and learns about disability. The platform underwent user-led development to ensure disabled people were involved at every step of the way.
Finalist: Mr. Raul GUTIERREZ
Title
Mammals by Tinybop
Producing Organizations Tinybop Inc.
Country/Region United States
Media Game Application
Mammals immerses kids in the fascinating world of mammals to spark a deeper understanding of these incredible animals. Every mammal is interactive, allowing kids to look through the eyes of each, and learn how an elephant uses its trunk, discover how a tiger senses what’s near with its whiskers, see how kangaroos care for their young, find out how bats use echolocation, and more.

TV Proposal Division
Final Presentation Session

TV Proposal Division aims to support producers in countries/regions with limited budgets and technical facilities to realize their visions into production.
(Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize and The National Federation of UNESCO Association in Japan Prize)
Five finalists will present their proposals and have a Q&A session with the jurors. The presentation and discussion are open to public.

Date

Monday, October 16th 2017

TV Proposal Division Finalists
Title Target Entering Organization Country/Region
Beacon In The Dark Adults Bangladesh Television Bangladesh
Don't Bang Your Head on Newton Teens Royal Tutorial Project Bhutan
Let's Play Children Corporacion Cantoalegre Colombia
A Letter To Jejara Teens PS Films Production (PS-Perfect Services Co., Ltd) Myanmar
The Importance of Ending Child Marriages and Educating the Girl Child Teens Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Zimbabwe
*The above list has been amended due to a withdraw from one of the Finalists.

Screening of the 2016 Winner and Discussion
“Working with Global Partners for Quality Local Contents”

TV Proposal Division was launched in 2003 aiming to realize the quality educational TV program by local producers for their own country and regions.

Adding to receiving prize money for production, the Japan Prize has launched the mentor support in 2016, which experienced producers accompany the production process after winning until the completion. Ms. Novera Nikkon, the Best Proposal winner in 2016 came back to Tokyo and present her winning film “The Girls are not Brides” as world premiere. Her mentors, Ms. Sevilay Bozdemir and Dr. Charlotte Cole will also join us to share the experience.

Date

Monday, October 16, 2017

PANELISTS

Novera Nikkon (Best TV Proposal Winner in 2016)

Assistant Producer
Dhrupad Communication Media for Education and Development
Bangladesh


Charlotte F. Cole, EdD

Executive Director
Blue Butterfly Collaborative
United States of America

MODERATOR
Yuki Yoshida

Deputy Secretary General
JAPAN PRIZE Secretariat
(Japan)

NHK Experience Lab

[NEW]NHK Experience Lab

1. Special VR Contents from NHK Documentary

"Seeing Through the Great Pyramid"

Exclusive footages invite you to fly into the areas where only limited accesses are allowed, and now, after 4,500 years, the truth of the Great Pyramid will be revealed.

2. Earthquake Simulator x VR “Jishin the Vuton”

From NHK Documentary “MEGA CRISIS”

“Jishin the Vuton” brings you a realistic earthquake experience by combination of VR footage and shaking from the simulator

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