The deadline for submissions is September 8th (Thursday). Please apply from each entry form.

International Video Content Category

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Friday 20 & Saturday 21, January 2023
Public screening of the winning works: Domestic and International Video Content Categories.
Exhibition of the winning works of Domestic Digital Content Category.
Announcement of winners and awarding ceremony.
Panel sessions and special performance featuring prominent artists.
6 finalists are invited to participate in the ceremony on site at Knowledge Capital.
Return flight ticket and accommodations (3 nights) are offered to each finalist
(limited to one person per entry).


Grand Prize
one winner
the trophy and 300,000 JPY
1st Prize
two winners
the trophy and 100,000 JPY
2nd Prize
three winners
the trophy and Non-cash prizes

*JPY = Japanese Yen

Entry Information


Call for entry is now open!

*It you have any questions, please email at


23:59 (JST) on Thursday, September 8, 2022

*No entries will be accepted after the deadline.


Free of charge.


Any students enrolled in universities, graduate schools, junior colleges, vocational schools around the world are welcome to apply for ISCA.
Applications will be accepted as an individual or a collective. Multiple applications will also be accepted.
Only works created after January 1, 2022 are applicable for ISCA2022. Students already graduated from school in 2022 can also submit their works.

Live-action, animation, computer graphics, or other moving image content.
20 minutes maximum.
The title and creator’s name must be inserted at the beginning of the video.
The work must be submitted in “mp4” format.
Only winning entries will be requested to submit the master data.
File size
2GB maximum.

Terms and Conditions

By participating in the ISCA2022 (here in after referred to as the ‘Contest’), all entrants agree to the terms and conditions stated by Knowledge Capital (here in after referred to as ‘the Organizer’).


This contest is held for students only. Entrants must ensure they meet the eligibility criteria.
Both group and Individual applicants may submit more than one video.
The entrants can submit past works submitted to different competitions and/or the works that will be submitted in the future. In such cases, the entrants must inform the Organizer of competition details including their names, dates, and the results if it was the past.
All entrants must consent to our use of the submitted artwork at the Contest for promotion.
The submitted works must be original.
All entries must not infringe upon the rights of any third party, including privacy, publicity, copyright, trademark, contract right, and any other intellectual property right.
These provisions apply to the total content used in the entry including video images, voices, music, photographs, and designs. The Organizer accepts no liability towards the applicants in case of infringement of the third party’s copyrights.
Any entry that offends public order and morals will be rejected.
The Organizer takes no responsibility for any data loss, hardware malfunction or damages from unforeseen circumstances. (It is highly recommended for entrants to backup your data.)


The works submitted must be original and must not infringe upon any copyrights, likeness rights, trademark rights or personal privacy rights, and must not violate the rules of public order and standard decency.
The entrants must ensure there is no infringement when using an existing piece of music (including open sources).
If an existing piece of music is performed or arranged by the entrants or other persons, the consent to the use of it must be provided.
When using existing music, images, or any other materials (including open sources) which the third party possesses its rights, it is mandatory for the entrants to clarify on the Entry Description by attaching a copy of the third party’s agreement form.


The Organizer reserves the right to handle the nominated and winning works as follows:

To screen during the Contest’s award presenting ceremony and exhibit at Knowledge Capital premises.
To showcase at the Organizer’s facilities and events on other occasions.
To incorporate in an anthology DVD of the Contest which will be distributed to the applicants’ schools for educational purposes.
To post or use on the official website of the Contest as well as the Organizer’s social media, including YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
To use as dissemination materials for the Organizer’s broadcasts, distributions, screenings, printed materials, and so forth.

If any infringement is found after the award, the sponsor can deprive the prize and order the return of the trophy and prize money.

Entries will be void when they infringe upon the right of third parties.

The Organizer reserves the right to modify, edit, and update the submitted video recording for advertising and promotional purposes.

All submitted works are collected solely for the purpose of administering the Contest and shall not be used for any other purposes without consent of the entrants.


General Inquiry

For further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

International Students Creative Award 2022 Liaison Office

Superstation, Inc.
Mitsui Bussan Bldg. 2-3-33 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005, Japan
Tel: +81-6-6229-1801
Fax: +81-6-6229-1802

Inquiries concerning the selection process are not accepted.
All personal information submitted will be handled in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Personal information will be used only for purposes that are related to the Contest.
Visit ‘Handling of Personal Information’ for more details, Also visit the following URL for ‘Handling of Personal Information’ by Knowledge Capital Association.