INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CREATIVE AWARD 2016|Award|Activities|Knowledge Capital Award
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Winning Works

There were a total of 166 entries from 58 schools in Japan and 269 entries from 29 other countries. From among the many entries 26 talented young people were selected as award winners. Please enjoy viewing their impressively creative efforts.

Domestic Video Content Category Winning Entries

Grand Prize

Dear my little…

Kento Yasui

Yokohama College of Art and Design

[Award Comment]

I’m so happy that something I created for myself has been so well received. Each person's reasons for creating something and the ways they express themselves differ, but it was a stimulating experience to be in a position to create something and share my creative drive and curiosity with others.

1st Prize

I have the future.

Rieko Ouchi

Hokkaido University of Education

[Award Comment]

It was exciting to interact with so many interesting people. The fact that the works were screened and that some works had visuals that extended beyond the projection screen enabled me to compare my work with other entries, and that too was really great. Thank you very much!

1st Prize

WILD WILD ARCTIC

Daria Podobed

Kyoto Seika University

[Award Comment]

My gratitude to everyone in the community for inspiring me and to those who appreciate our efforts.

special Prize

SEN TOE

Akari Eda

Nihon University College Of Art

[Award Comment]

Being able to hear the frank opinions of both the judges and the award winners regarding my work was invaluable and an extremely meaningful opportunity. I’m looking forward to creating more videos. Thank you!

2nd Prize

Pleasant school life

Yuki Maehata

Musashino Art University

[Award Comment]

Having my work critiqued was both exciting and sobering. Being able to meet and interact with other creators my own age elicited many emotions, including a bit of both envy and anxiety, but also respect and aspiration. It was such an incredible feeling to have so many people view my work.

2nd Prize

water of the vestige

Junichi Matsuo

Kyushu Sangyo University

[Award Comment]

This awards presentation was my first experience to participate in such an event as a video creator, and in viewing the winning entries and talking with the other award winners I was really surprised at the differences arising from different cultures and backgrounds, not only with participants from other countries but even those from other Japanese prefectures. It was a great opportunity and I’m so glad that I was able to participate.

2nd Prize

The Adventure of Flip

Haruna Asahi

Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts.

[Award Comment]

I’m so grateful for this wonderful opportunity. Viewing the winning entries and listening to the other award winners was such a rewarding experience. I really feel motivated to do my best to create even more interesting work in the future. I want to express my gratitude to the ISCA and everyone involved. Thank you.

3rd Prize

The Heaven Of The Fire

Naoki Sugimoto

Image Forum Institute of Movie Image

[Award Comment]

Up until now I’ve been creating my work in Hokkaido and Tokyo, and this was my first experience to have my work shown in western Japan. It was an invaluable opportunity that I want to use as motivation for my future work.

3rd Prize

Taihei Number

Shu Fujisawa

Osaka University of Arts.

[Award Comment]

I was so happy to have so many people view my work and to hear their comments. While I know I still lack experience, having my work selected has given me the motivation to even more powerful animation.

3rd Prize

The Clocker of the Universe

Cai Xuedi

Yamaguchi University

[Award Comment]

This is my last year in school and next year I’ll be out in the working world, so I’m really happy to have had one last chance to enter my work in a contest like this. This ISCA contest was really well thought out, and I was delighted to be approached by two companies scouting for new talent. This was an invaluable opportunity for me as an exchange student.

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International Video Content Category Winning Entries

Grand Prize

THEY

Chiu Kuo Wei (Taiwan)

Tainan National University of the Arts

[Award Comment]

I am very happy and honored to be awarded with INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CREATIVE AWARD. It is an impressive experience and a great opportunity for me to meet other students and professionals in Osaka. Frankly speaking, I did not expect to win the Grand Prize, thanks for all the ISCA Organizer, Jury member, and those who encourage me to create films. I would like to thanks my partner Mandark too, who created this film with me. The music made by her is an indispensable part of this film. Mandark and I will continue working hard to create films.

1st Prize

Beyond

Milán Kopasz (Hungary)

Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest

[Award Comment]

I’m so happy and honored to got 1st Prize at the 2016 edition of ISCA. I really enjoyed the award ceremony and after it was a great experience to meet other filmmakers from Japan and all over the world. It was a great feeling listening to the Jury’s words about my film, I really felt my original idea came over, so it gives me even more enthusiasm to work on my next project. Thank you ISCA!

1st Prize

Semele

Myrsini Aristidou (Cyprus)

NYU Tisch School of the Arts

[Award Comment]

I feel deeply grateful and honored to have been awarded with the 1st Prize of the INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CREATIVE AWARD 2016. It is always a blessing when your work can reach audiences across the ​globe​ and across all​ borders. ​Being in Osaka for the ceremony was a great opportunity to meet other students and professionals ​from Japan and from other parts of the world​​​.​ The ceremony was​ beautifully organi​sz​ed​​, and offered such a unique experience. Thank you so much to everyone involved for the creation of ISCA2016, and for your warm hospitality.

2nd Prize

The Salt Man

Seyed Sajad Moosavi (Iran)

Sooreh Art University Of Tehran

[Award Comment]

First of all I would like to thank the organizers of ISCA festival. I always liked the Japan Prize. I love Japan and her very nice people. It is a great honor for me. Creativity Award,wow. This festival is very important for me. I wish that can be in the next year festival with the hope of a better effect and more. I thank you sincere my heart and my all the best.

2nd Prize

The Bus Trip

Sarah Gampel (Sweden)

Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts

[Award Comment]

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CREATIVE AWARD is a wonderful two day event filled with great films from both international and Japanese students. I feel very happy and honored for having my film "The Bus Trip" screened and awarded with the 2nd prize. ISCA2016 gave me not only new strength and recognition for my work but also a lot of new inspiration that I would not find anywhere else. It was truly a pleasure to meet and connect with film students and professionals in Osaka. Thank you for the award and for organizing an event that showcases a lot of new cutting edge films and new media projects.

2nd Prize

Mycroft

Célestine Plays ・ Simon Gobbi (France)

Pôle IIID

[Award Comment]

It is an honor for my team and I to receive the 2nd Prize. In the name of the entire team, I would like to thank the jury and all the members of ISCA 2016 in Osaka.This festival is a great opportunity to meet people coming from different horizons. This will have, for sure, an impact on our future project & creativity. We are really glad that our movie was appreciated by people from the other side of the world, this is a great recognition of our work. We are now really proud that Mycroft the cat has become a true globetrotter.

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Digital Content Category Winning Entries

Grand Prize

Intentions 2

media design lab.
(Chief:Atsushi Murakami)

Josai International University

[Award Comment]

I was delighted to win the grand prize in this year’s new digital content category. It was wonderful to have so many people experience my work, and I’m grateful for all the kind words of praise. I’m also grateful to the judges for their advice and for the opportunity to interact with other creators my own age. This experience has provided me with powerful motivation for creating future work. Thank you very much.

1st Prize

iPod Jockey

Takemi Watanuki

Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences

[Award Comment]

Thank you for this wonderful award. To be honest, I’ve been pretty much working by trial and error, and I feel extremely fortunate to be honored in this way. I want to use this ISCA experience as motivation for my future work. Thank you very much.

1st Prize

STELLA STORY

Kiyohisa Makino

Aichi Institute of Technology

[Award Comment]

I’m very happy to have content that I put so much of myself into be selected for this award. This work was a joint effort, and I’m very grateful to my partner. It was exciting to have my work viewed and evaluated by the judges and others, and to be able to interact with other student creators and view their work. What a great experience! It has really motivated me to do even more. Thank you very much.

TheLab. Prize

Tsukimi Rally "Journey through the Galaxy"

Shunsuke Matsushita, Shinnosuke Kato, Akihisa Uraguchi , Hirohisa Kato

Kanazawa Institute of Technology

[Award Comment]

I feel greatly honored to have won this ISCA prize for my work, which was produced as a rally leading to “Journey through the Galaxy”. I really appreciate the many comments at the awards presentation, and it was great to be able to interact with the other award winners. I also feel that I’ve gained greater insight by talking with the judges and others. The things that I’ve learned here at the ISCA will prove very useful in my future work. Thank you very much.

2nd Prize

Signism

Takuya Mikami

Sapporo City University

[Award Comment]

I’m so happy to receive this award, and I’m very grateful for the advice from the judges and other creators. Signism is a music game using sign language, and I created it with the hope of providing an opportunity for interaction between persons with normal hearing and the hearing-impaired. I want to continue to produce works that “resonate.”

3rd Prize

Branch Story

Makoto Nakagawa

Aichi Institute of Technology

[Award Comment]

Thank you very much for this incredibly valuable experience. It was an unbelievable feeling and fresh experience to have my work viewed and praised by so many people. To be able interact with professionals and with other student creators was also very a wonderful opportunity. This award and experience will serve as a powerful motivation to me in my future work.

3rd Prize

escapeVR

Naoki Okamoto,(Kou Miyazaki,Taisuke Nis hio, Shiho Morinaga)

Kyoto Sangyo University

[Award Comment]

I put a lot of effort into my work with the hope of doing well in this contest, so it’s really gratifying to have won this award. And the opportunity to hear the comments of the judges and to talk with other creators was truly an invaluable experience. I hope to be able to apply what I’ve learned in my future work.

3rd Prize

Sensing Video Feedback

Yuiho Umeoka

Kyoto Seika University

[Award Comment]

Thank you very much for the opportunity to participate in ISCA 2016. As this was the first time for me to have my work viewed and evaluated by so many people, it was a really invaluable experience. It was also exciting to be able to interact with other creators. The advice I received will be put to good use in my future work.

3rd Prize

The mythic creation of Oumijima island

Megumi Takakura

Kobe Design University

[Award Comment]

This was my first experience in showing my work outside of school, and I was delighted to have the opportunity to hear the opinions of so many different people. I also want to thank everyone who cooperated in the production of this work. It was exciting and inspiring to be able to interact with other creators my own age and view their work. I hope to use this experience as motivation to create even better work in the future.

3rd Prize

Under Water Toy Battle

Yuki Ohno

ASO BUSINESS COMPUTER FUKUOKA COLLEGE

[Award Comment]

In being presented with this award, I cannot help but feel that no matter how much technology advances, the joy of playing with other people will always be important. Based on this experience I hope to be able to create more games that will provide pleasure and excitement.

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Domestic Video Content Category

作品名 作者名 学校名
Grand Prize Dear my little… Kento Yasui Yokohama College of Art and Design
1st Prize I have the future. Rieko Ouchi Hokkaido University of Education
1st Prize WILD WILD ARCTIC Daria Podobed Kyoto Seika University
special Prize SEN TOE Akari Eda Nihon University College Of Art
2nd Prize Pleasant school life Yuki Maehata Musashino Art University
2nd Prize water of the vestige Junichi Matsuo Kyushu Sangyo University
2nd Prize The Adventure of Flip Haruna Asahi Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts.
3rd Prize The Heaven Of The Fire Naoki Sugimoto Image Forum Institute of Movie Image
3rd Prize Taihei Number Shu Fujisawa Osaka University of Arts.
3rd Prize The Clocker of the Universe Cai Xuedi Yamaguchi University

International Video Content Category

Prizes Title The name of student School
Grand Prize THEY Chiu Kuo Wei (Taiwan) Tainan National University of the Arts
1st Prize Beyond Milán Kopasz (Hungary) Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest
1st Prize Semele Myrsini Aristidou (Cyprus) NYU Tisch School of the Arts
2nd Prize The Salt Man Seyed Sajad Moosavi (Iran) Sooreh Art University Of Tehran
2nd Prize The Bus Trip Sarah Gampel (Sweden) Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts
2nd Prize Mycroft Célestine Plays ・ Simon Gobbi (France) Pôle IIID

Digital Content Category

作品名 作者名 学校名
Grand Prize Intentions 2 media design lab. (Chief:Atsushi Murakami) Josai International University
1st Prize iPod Jockey Takemi Watanuki Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences
1st Prize STELLA STORY Kiyohisa Makino Aichi Institute of Technology
TheLab. Prize Tsukimi Rally "Journey through the Galaxy" Shunsuke Matsushita, Shinnosuke Kato, Akihisa Uraguchi , Hirohisa Kato Kanazawa Institute of Technology
2nd Prize Signism Takuya Mikami Sapporo City University
3rd Prize Branch Story Makoto Nakagawa Aichi Institute of Technology
3rd Prize escapeVR Naoki Okamoto,(Kou Miyazaki,Taisuke Nis hio, Shiho Morinaga) Kyoto Sangyo University
3rd Prize Sensing Video Feedback Yuiho Umeoka Kyoto Seika University
3rd Prize The mythic creation of Oumijima island Megumi Takakura Kobe Design University
3rd Prize Under Water Toy Battle Yuki Ohno ASO BUSINESS COMPUTER FUKUOKA COLLEGE

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Each award recipient belongs to as of November 2016.