An older sister who was more like a best friend to her younger sister decided to take her own life. Why didn’t the younger sister notice her suffering? The difficulty of communication is examined, based on a true story.
A small schoolgirl doesn't like to communicate with others in her class because she stutters. A boy reaches out to help her, and she takes on the challenge of reciting a poem to the class. What do you suppose happens?
Children of Iwaki City, Fukushima, are victims of the massive damage of the North East Japan Earthquake. After being separated from their friends and living in temporary homes, the day finally comes for their school to restart.
Not much attention is paid to the environmental pollution caused by raising cheap, mass-produced, modern factory chickens. The negative effects are investigated while speaking with people around town.
How can we prevent knife crimes? A search for ways to eliminate them includes comments from both offenders and victims.
Paper cartons and plastic bottles find themselves in a park garbage can. These castaways can still provide valuable resources. Will they be safely recycled?
Five experts from the movie industry and the press in different countries chose the winning entry from the six finalists.
KWN Global Contest 2012 Premier Judges
U.K. Ian Cameron
Chief Executive Officer, Ian Cameron Media & Communications Ltd.
Formerly Editor News, BBC Nations and Regions
Malaysia Othman Hafsham
Film Director and Managing Director, Cinematic Sdn. Bhd.
Japan Yuichi Ito
Professor of Animation, Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts
Executive Director, Japan Animation Association
Canada Darrell Spinks
President and Producer, Front Row Productions
New Zealand Blu Steven
Producer and Managing Director, WANTED Film Production Ltd.