ABOUT MEIHODO INTERNATIONAL YOUTH VISUAL MEDIA FESTIVAI
The Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival is an independent film festival hosted by Meihodo Inc., a Japanese corporation working to promote efforts in preserving traditional humanistic culture from all over the world. We also aim to support young international creators providing a platform for cultural conversations between film producers across the globe.
The annual festival debuted in 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan. Each year, it culminates with an evaluation and awards ceremony. The event is organized, operated, and judged by an executive committee assembled by Meihodo. Since 2018, world-renowned television host, producer, and Emmy winner Madame Yue-Sai Kan has served as the committee’s Honorary Chairperson. We have also had the honor of regularly welcoming Sir Tan Dun, the dean of the Bard Conservatory of Music and a Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar Award winner, as Honorary Chairman of The Jury. We were pleased to welcome Madame Juliette Binoche as our Guest of Honor and Special Advisor at our third annual festival. Her many accolades include an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a César Award. She also served as the Chairman of the Jury for the 69th Berlin Film Festival in 2019.
We were also graced with the presence of Michael Douglas serving as our Guest of honor at our fourth annual festival.   A Hollywood legend, Michael Douglas has worked in the film industry for more than five decades, becoming one of the world’s most famous and celebrated stars. Douglas has more than 60 screen credits to his name, and at 77, he continues to be a force in the industry, starring in blockbuster franchises like Marvel’s “Ant-Man” films and streaming hits like Netflix’s “The Kominsky Method.”
The Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival is an independent film festival hosted by Meihodo Inc a Japanese corporation working to promote efforts in preserving traditional humanistic culture from all over the world. We also aim to support young international creators providing a platform for cultural conversations between film producers across the globe. The annual festival debuted in 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. Each year, it culminates with an evaluation and awards ceremony.