The selection process for the 12th annual Japan Media Arts Festival is underway and they’re accepting admissions through 9/26 for categories of art, entertainment, animation and manga. Submissions are free and you don’t have to be Japanese to enter. So what do you have to lose?

Last year’s winner? French film artist Jean-Gabriel Periot. Watch his winning entry, 20000 phantoms, HERE.

20000 phantoms. Jean-Gabriel Periot