The call for entries for the 19th Japan Media Arts Festival is now open. Works finished and released between the 3rd September 2014 and the 9th September 2015 are eligible for submission. Professional, amateur, independent and commercial creators from around the world are invited to submit their work. Deadline for submissions is 9th September 2015 (6pm Japan Standard Time).

Works from a myriad of media can be submitted including animation, comics, visual art and games. Work will then be judged by a panel. Outstanding work will be given an award from the four divisions of the festival – Art, Entertainment, Animation and Manga – and will also feature in an exhibition alongside other award winning work which will be held at the National Art Center in Tokyo, as well as other locations, from the 3rd February 2016 to the 14th February 2016.

For more information, please visit the Japan Media Arts Festival official website.