Yasuaki Okamoto with
Gold Camera and Best of Festival
awards for “Mimicries”
“Sumo Spirit-A Storm from Egypt” team:
Haruhiko Iguchi (from left);
Miwako Nishikawa, Yoshibumi Senoh, Mariko Iino
The top two awards went to “Mimicries – The Secret of Black and Yellow,” an educational program for preschool and kindergarten that won a Gold Camera award and was selected Best of Festival-Education.
NHK’s other awards included three Silver Screen statuettes for documentaries on autism, sumo wrestling and the mechanisms behind major volcanic eruptions.
Takao Yamamoto with Silver Screen
award for “Raging Earth Super
Eruptions” episode about the mechanisms
behind major volcanic eruptions
Shinichi Terazono with Silver Screen
statuette for “What You Taught Me
About My Son,” a documentary