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NHK film nabs the Grand Prix Japan Prize

Japan Prize, the international contest for educational media, has awarded NHK film Cosmic Code Breakers: The Secrets of Prime Numbers with the Grand Prix Japan Prize. The feature film, which set out to engage viewers about mathematics by way of a mystery drama approach, was named the Grand Prix winner at the awards ceremony in Tokyo.
October 27, 2010

Japan Prize, the international contest for educational media, has awarded NHK film Cosmic Code Breakers: The Secrets of Prime Numbers with the Grand Prix Japan Prize. The feature film, which set out to engage viewers about mathematics by way of a mystery drama approach, was named the Grand Prix winner at the awards ceremony in Tokyo.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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