2020 Asia Digital Art Award

Asia Digital Art Award FUKUOKA, established in 2001 here in Kyushu, Japan, encourages the creation of digital contents that combine top-notch technology with Asian sensibility.
The competition strives to spread the notion of “high-level artistic expression based on logical thinking” by recognizing digital contents creators who represent Asian culture.
This world-class Media Art competition serves to encourage the digital contents industry of Japan as well as realizing the potential of authentic digital media throughout Asia.
All of us at Asia Digital Art Award FUKUOKA are looking forward to meeting Asia’s next generation of creators.

【2020 Asia Digital Art Award Guidelines for Application】

○General Category:For those who aim for being a professional creator with high artistic skill.
 Still Images/Moving Images/Interactive Art/Entertainment
○Student Category:For students who are interested in digital art and have just started their career. Entries by pairs or groups are also accepted.
 Still Images/Moving Images/Interactive Art/Entertainment

□Period for Application
Starts on 20th of July and ends at 23:59 on 11th of October 2020 (Japan time).

□How to Apply
Apply from the official website.

○Asia Digital Art Award
・1 from General Category ・Fukuoka Governor’s Award Certificate
・Prize Money 500,000 yen granted from the KAKIHARA Science and Technology Research Foundation
○Grand Award
・General Category: 1 from either Still or Moving Images Section…The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award Certificate.
・General Category: Interactive Art Section…The Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award Certificate.
・General Category: Entertainment Section…The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award Certificate.
・Student Category:Prize Money 50,000 yen granted from the KAKIHARA Science and Technology Research Foundation to each Grand Award winner as a support for the next generation.
○Excellence Award ○Finalists Award ○Fukuoka Mayor’s Award Certificate

□Award Ceremony
The award ceremony is planned to be held at Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan on 20th of February 2021.

Presented by
2020 Asia Digital Art Award Executive Committee
Kyushu University / Fukuoka Prefecture / Fukuoka City / Kitakyushu City / Nishinippon Shimbun / LOVE FM International Broadcasting Co.,Ltd.

Co-presented by
NHK Fukuoka (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Under the auspice of
(includes in-process) Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications / Agency for Cultural Affairs / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / Consulate General of The Republic of Korea in Fukuoka / Computer Graphic Arts Society / Digital Content Association of Japan / Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. / Kyushu Economic Federation /Fukuoka City Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion / Mitsubishi-Jisho Artium / NPO Visual Industry Promotion Organization / Wacom

Supported by
Fukuoka City Science Museum / Asia Digital Art and Design Association Japan / Center for Designed Futures of Kyushu University

Sponsored by
KAKIHARA Science and Technology Research Foundation, Inc.
LEVEL-5 Inc. / Cygames, Inc. / Neuromagic Co.,Ltd. / SCSK Corporation / anima inc. / teamLab Inc. / anno lab / Jollystics Inc. / MIDORI Printing Co.,Ltd