US International Film & Video Festival
celebrating 50 years of acknowledging creative excellence in film & video productions
JULY 2012
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Japanese filmmakers sweep international competition

LOS ANGELES, CALIF., USA –Japanese filmmakers, led by Fuji Television Network, Inc., captured 22 awards, including seven first places, in the 2012 US International Film & Video Festival competition.

Fuji Television Network, Inc., Tokyo, won First Place Gold Camera Awards for three of its entries: “Pioneers in the Land of Rubble-Recovering from the 3/11 Disaster” and, “The Untold Stories of the Tsunami in Japan-March 11, 2011,” both in Television: Documentary Programs; and “Marumo’s Story” in Television: Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program & Specials. The broadcaster won four Silver Screen Awards: “The Nonfiction: An Old Man and His Dog – Fukushima”; “The Nonfiction: Ramen Lovers in Tokyo”; “The Nonfiction: Unforgettable-The Cattle Farmers of Fukushima” and, “Paradox: Spear vs. Shield.”

Fuji Television Network also won Certificates for “The Nonfiction: Okinawan Brothers Become Enemies-What Happened in the Yamburu Forest” and “Miracle Diplomas,” both in Television: Documentary Programs; and, “Run for Money: Legend of Shaman Queen Himiko” in Television: Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Programs & Specials.

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.), Tokyo, earned a Gold Camera Award in Primary/Elementary School for “Design Ah!”; and, Silver Screens for “I’m Not Alone”, “Can You See Our Lights?: First Festival After the Tsunami”, and “A Journey for Two: Story of a Sino-Japanese Peking Opera Couple,” all in Television: Documentary. The broadcaster won Certificates for “Hiroshi Sugimoto Meets Bunraku” in Television: Documentary, “KRONOS QUARTET Premieres: ‘WTC 9/11’ by Steve Reich” in Television: Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Programs & Specials, and “Breaking News: Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami” in Television: TV News.

Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc., Osaka, captured a Gold Camera Award in Television: Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Programs & Specials for “Father of the Bride: The Sounds of Snow.” The broadcaster also earned Certificates for “Kunimasu The Miraculous Fish” and “At the Time It Struck-Eye Witness Accounts of the 2011 Great Sanriku,” both in Television: Documentary.
Kansai Telecasting Corporation, Osaka, won a Gold Camera Award in Television: Regularly Scheduled Programs & Specials for “Lessons.”

The overall competition recognized competitors with 20 First Place Gold Camera statuettes, 28 Silver Screen Awards, 60 Certificates for Creative Excellence and four Student Awards. Twenty-three countries produced winners in this 42nd annual competition, which drew more than 1,100 participating entries from 29 countries.

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