Notice of Changes in Judging Process

This year’s judging process was scheduled to include two online judging and one actual judging session (with overseas judges coming to Japan), however, due to the spread of COVID-19, it is currently difficult to hold the judging sessions that include travel and gathering. Therefore, we have decided to change the judging method, frequency and schedule as follows.
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– The first / second round judging [Online]
August 2020

– Announcement of selected works
Friday, 4 September, 2020

– The third / fourth round judging [Online]
September 2020

– The fifth (and final) round judging [Online judging panel]
October 2020

– Announcement of Awards
Wednesday, 7 October, 2020

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– Juries in charge
The first round judging: Norito Shinmura (Chair), Koji Iyama, Takafumi Kusagaya, Koichi Kosugi, Akiko Sekimoto
The second to fifth round judging: Taku Satoh (Jury president), Theseus Chan, Chi Mei Chang, Manabu Mizuno, Norio Nakamura, Stefan Sagmeister, Yuri Uenishi
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We are sorry for this change in the judging process, but we ask for your understanding.
Selected applicants (announced on 4 September) must send in their actual posters and submit their JPG data, as specified in the call for entry. Details will be sent to the winners by e-mail.