ABC TV Award
This sponsor award will be given by Asahi Television Broadcasting Corporation, a member of the OAFF Executive Committee, to the most entertaining film among all participating new films (a few films will not be eligible). The winner will receive 1,000,000 yen as the TV broadcast right (expenses for broadcast materials will be included).
Yakushi Pearl Award
This sponsor award will be given by Yakushi Shinju to the most brilliant performer among all participating films’ cast members. The winner will receive a pearl accessory from Yakushi Shinju.
JAPAN CUTS Award
This award, selected by the organizers of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film, held annually at Japan Society in New York City, is granted to a title in the OAFF Indie Forum section that displays an exciting and unique vision in independent Japanese cinema.
Housen Short Film Award
This sponsor award will be given by the Housen Cultural Foundation to the best short film among the less-than-60-minute films which are screened at OAFF 2020 as Japan Premieres, as selected by the jury. The winner will receive 100,000 yen.
The award will be given to the film screened at OAFF 2020 as Japan Premiere which earns the highest points from audience voting. Please take a ballot after screenings.
The winner will receive a pearl accessory from Yakushi Shinju.