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【Award】Promotional video for Ota City, Shimane Prefecture, won Finalist at the International Tourism


The web drama produced by curioswitch, 'oda side A / side B' (starring Ayaka Miyoshi, directed by Seita Yamagishi), was selected as Finalist in the international category 'Tourism Destination City' at The 4th International Tourism Film Festival Africa, announced on May 6th, 2022.

Starting in 2019, the International Tourism Film Festival Africa is has now reached their fourth edition of the tourism film content awards in Cape Town, South Africa.

The awards is part of a circuit of 11 international tourism film festivals in 10 countries, organized by the Committee of International Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), with annual awards based on total points and online voting. We are currently placed third in the provisional rankings, with extra points for being among the finalists!

We would like to thank Ota City of Shimane Prefecture and all the production staff for the Eirei Award.

◆About Award Winning Work「oda side A / side B」

oda side A / side B」Official Website:

The film is made up of two parts: 'side A' and 'side B'. Ayaka Miyoshi plays two women with different personalities, who visit Ota City for different reasons and rediscover the beauty of travelling as they encounter Ota's nature, people, food and traditional culture. The video is directed by Seita Yamagishi, who has been in charge of many music videos, commercials, films and TV dramas. Also involved as creative director is Tadahiro Konoe, who has extensive experience in international projects. The film allows viewers to enjoy not only the performance of Ayaka Miyoshi, but also the personalities of the people of Ota City, and the beautiful scenery of Ota City with calming soundtracks.

【Award Winning Work Information】

■Title:"oda side-A / side-B"

■Cast:Ayaka Miyoshi, Kentaro Tomita, residens of Ota City

■Director:Seita Yamagishi(Coe Co.)

■Creative Director:Tadahiro Konoe(curioswitch Co.)

■Producer:Tetsu Yoshida(curioswitch Co.)

■Video length:side A+B approx 20minutes


■Copyright:Ota City, Shimane Prefecture

■Supplementary Information:Completion press release

We would like to thank the people of Ota City, Shimane Prefecture, and all individuals involved for their generous cooperation.

curioswitch will continue to create values with creativity that generates people's curiosity.



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