Saturday, February 25, 2012

PLAY FOR JAPAN 2012 アーティスト募集中!

日本語はしたにあります。

“PLAY FOR JAPAN 2012”: Call for Artists: PRESS RELEASE FROM OTOTOY Inc.

Nearly one year has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11th, 2011. Many people in the affected areas are already back to life as usual, but there are still people living in temporary housing, unable to return home because they lost everything. Meanwhile, the situation at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has yet to be fully rectified.

Likewise, it’s been nearly one year since OTOTOY released its first “PLAY FOR JAPAN”* compilation. We have been donating the proceeds from the sale of these compilations to assist in the reconstruction effort and will continue to do so as long as we can.

OTOTOY is now working on the next chapter in this story: “PLAY FOR JAPAN 2012”. This year we plan to release both a digital album and a booklet using the music, photos and art that you donate. The theme of this work is the title itself—PLAY FOR JAPAN—and proceeds, of course, will be donated to the reconstruction effort.

Open Call for Music and Art for the ”PLAY FOR JAPAN 2012” Compilation Album
 Creations: Music (one track, mp3/320kbps)
Photos (one shot, jpeg/350 dpi)
Artwork(one shot, jpeg/350 dpi)
 Condition: Must have been created between March 11, 2011 and February 29, 2012
 Theme: “PLAY FOR JAPAN”
 Deadline: Wednesday, February 29th E-mail to info@ototoy.jp
 Release: Friday, March 11th, 2012
 Donations: Songs not registered with a copyright management firm: 95% donation,
5% credit card processing fee
Songs registered with a copyright management firm: 87.3% donation, 7.7% copyright usage fee, 5% credit card processing fees
 Recipient: Great East Japan Earthquake Fukushima Children’s Fund

*PLAY FOR JAPAN
A compilation featuring 200 artists produced in just six days after the 3.11 disaster. As of January 1st, 2012, we have donated a total of 4,983,785 million yen (= all proceeds less credit card processing and copyright usage fees) to the Tohoku region via the Japan Red Cross.
The more we sell the more we can donate.

 Inquiries
OTOTOY Inc. (J. Iida)
E-mail: info@ototoy.jp Tel: +81-(0)3-5829-8371
Toshin Yoyogi Bldg., 5−59−5 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0053

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