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Winners announced for JVC Tokyo Video festival

March 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

JVC has announced the winners in the 28th Tokyo Video Festival. This year’s event attracted a total of 2,291 entries from 35 countries and regions around the world (910 entries from Japan; 1,381 from elsewhere). The Video Grand Prize has been won by Sawako Nakai (23, from the Nara Prefecture, Japan) for her work Fledge, a short documentary about a high-school mother. Nakai gets 500,000 yen in prize money, plus a JVC 3CCD hard disk camcorder, trophy and citation. The secondary JVC Grand Prize was awarded to Ji Seung Woo (24, from Korea) for Family; his movie depicts two days in the life of an elderly woman living alone in the country, whose children and their families come and stay at her house to help her make kimchi pickles. He takes home a 400,000 yen prize stash, plus a JVC 3CCD hard disk camcorder, trophy and citation. For more click .

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