Japan Media Arts Festival with Murata Works

VIPO_Film The First Thunder

A selection of award winning films from the Japan Media Arts Festival, which is organised by Japan’s Agency of Cultural Affairs. The films differ in style and format, ranging from installation art to animation and poetry. The programme is completed by three stop motion animation shorts by MURATA Tomoyasu.

Een selectie prijswinnaars van het Japan Media Arts Festival, dat georganiseerd wordt door de Agency of Cultural Affairs van Japan. Het programma biedt een grote verscheidenheid aan verschillende filmstijlen, van videokunst tot animatie en poëzie. Het programma wordt gecomplementeerd met drie korte stop-motion films van MURATA Tomoyasu.


  • Datum Point by ORIKASA Ryo, 2015, 7 min
  • Language Producing Factory by Dai FUREN, 2016, 10 min
  • Panderer (Seventeen Seconds) by Gary SETZER, 2016 1 min
  • Industrial JP by Industrial JP, 2016, 5 min
  • The Blind Fish by ISHIKAWA Yasuaki/MIKADUKI Hutatsu/KONDO Keishi, 2017 5 min
  • Harmonia feat. Makoto by OTANI Tarafu, 2017 4 min
  • Negative Space by KUWAHATA Ru / Max PORTER, 2017, 6 min
  • The First Thunder by Anastasia MELIKHOVA, 2017, 5 min
  • Yin by Nicolas FONG, 2017, 11 min
  • Okinamai/Forest This Flower Bloom by MURATA Tomoyasu, 2014-2015, 11 min
  • Ametsuchi by MURATA Tomoyasu, 2016, 11 min
  • A Branch of a Pine is Tied Up by MURATA Tomoyasu, 2017, 17 min



Japan Media Arts Festival