Pigtails is Jury Recommended Work at the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival

March 17, 2017

Yoshimi Itazu's directorial debut mid-lenght film Pigtails is Jury Recommended Work in the Animation Division of the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival (2017).

Nineteen Production I.G works received recognitions in the past Japan Media Arts Festival editions.

Started in 1997, the Japan Media Arts Festival is a "Contest" that praises creative media art works utilizing the latest expression technology, and it is also a "Festival" that supports creative activity and broadly presents various art works. At the same time, the event is promoting the development of media arts in Japan by providing the opportunities of appreciation, such as Exhibitions and Sanctioned Events. This year the festival received 4,034 entries from 88 countries and territories.

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