1996 Cinema 100 Reward

The Cinema 100 Award was established by NHK in 1996 to celebrate 100 years of cinematic history by honoring five young filmmakers, who best represent the next generation of creative talent in their countries and around the world. At the Sundance Film Festival in January, five filmmakers won the Cinema 100 Award, sponsored by Sundance and the NHK Group. The award offered each artist $10,000 cash along with a $300,000 guarantee from NHK to buy Japanese television broadcasting rights upon completion of their films.

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