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February 2012

In 2012, the Very Short International Film Festival is spreading a theme of love in Singapore!! “Give Love a Chance” is the special category theme for VSIFF 2012 in collaboration with Social Development Network [SDN] Singapore. http://app.sdn.sg Make a short film and ENTER the “Give Love a Chance” special category to WIN $4,000 in CASH! The Brief: Make a very short film (3 minutes including/excluding titles and credits timing) with the theme “Give Love a Chance”. They’re looking for inspiring films – comedy or drama, live action or animation – about singles finding love. Dazzle them with your imagination. (All entries have …

The Lady Trailer Starring Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi, ‘THE LADY’ tells the story of the Burmese democracy leader’s peaceful quest for her country’s freedom from military rule. It also tells the extraordinary love story between her and her husband, Michael Aris (played by David Thewlis). Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. This is a story of devotion and human understanding set against a backdrop of political turmoil that continues today. Directed by acclaimed French director Luc Besson, ‘THE LADY’ opens in cinemas on 1 March 2012. Check …

This Open Call invites film submissions worldwide for the Thus Have I Seen Buddhist Film Festival 2012 (THIS BFF). THIS BFF aims to promote awareness of the Buddha’s timeless Teachings and the diversity of Buddhist cultures around the world through the use of film, a contemporary medium. THIS BFF seeks films that, through good storytelling and production values,  Contemplate on the Buddhist philosophy and way of life;  Introduce the immense cultural diversity of a 2,500 year-old religion that has grown from being a missionary order in ancient India to become a global religion today. Films selected for showcase …

From December 2011 to March 2012 the Singapore Film Comission is proud to bring Singapore short films to Cathay Cineplexes. These six heart-warming stories centered on human relationships are made by Singapore’s talented independent filmmakers. They have been presented at various festivals around the world, such as the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, and the Singapore Short Film festival. Each film shall precede a main feature during its run under Cathay Cineplexes’ premier label, The Picturehouse Selection. Read more about the screenings here! Do give us your comments on this initiative by …

Starting February 2, you can submit your short, story-driven videos (15 minutes or less) on Youtube.com/yourfilmfestival. Entry is free and open to people 18 years of age and above, and all genres and formats are welcome: live action short, animation, documentary, web-series episode, TV pilot — you name it. Your video must be story-driven, and cannot have been publicly shown or distributed prior to January 1, 2010. Full rules are available on the Your Film Festival Channel. From there, the Scott Free team will select 50 semi-finalists from across the globe by June 2012. YouTube users will then vote for their favorites …