Notice of Change of Time, Place and Awards of the 3rd MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festi


Since the 3rd MEIHODOInternational Youth Visual Media Festival opened for work submission, it hasreceived enthusiastic participation of young photographers from all over theworld. As of today, the Executive Committee of the festival has received morethan 1400 works from 89 countries and regions around the world.

Distribution map of the countries and regions ofthe entries.

As the most important part of the festival, workselection demands a meticulous evaluation of every entry. Therefore, the influxof a large number of works requires more time for this section.

The Executive Committee of the Festival, out ofprudence, has decided to postpone the scheduled time from December 7 toDecember 13, 2020 to December 14 to December 20, 2020. The venue will be set atthe Kyushu International Exhibition Square, Fukuoka, Japan (18−43, Nishitsukikuma 5, Hakata District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City).

In addition, the jury sorted out the categoriesof submitted works and decided to adjust the award setting of the 3rd MEIHODOInternational Youth Visual Media Festival as follows:

1 MEIHODO Grand Prize:1 million yen (from theGold Award of each unit)

Feature film:

1 gold medal winner with 300,000 yen

2 silver winners with 200,000 yen each

3 bronze winners with 100,000 yen each

Documentary film:

1 gold medal winner with 300,000 yen

2 silver winners with 200,000 yen each

3 bronze winners with 100,000 yen each

Graphic works:

1 gold medal winner with 300,000 yen

2 silver winners with 200,000 yen each

3 bronze winners with 100,000 yen each

Short video of the theme visual media exhibitionof “We Are In This Together: Unforgettable Moments in 2020”:

1 gold medal winner with 300,000 yen

2 silver winners with 200,000 yen each

3 bronze winners with 100,000 yen each