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CALL FOR ENTRIES: SGIFF Submission Closes on 19 August

9 May 2019

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: SGIFF Submission Closes on 19 August

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore. This year, entries are invited for three categories: Feature and Short Films, Southeast Asian Film Lab and Youth Jury & Critics Programme.

Deadline of submission for all: 19 August 2019, 6pm (GMT +8)

Feature and Short Films Submission
Submission fee (USD25) applies for submissions after 4th August 2019

Criteria for Feature Films:
– Minimum runtime is 60 minutes
– Any country of production; directors of Asian nationality or origin

Criteria for Short Films:
– Maximum runtime is 30 minutes
– Production in Southeast Asia; directors of Southeast Asian nationality or origin

Submission form and more information can be found here.

SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab
This organisation invites first-time feature filmmakers from Southeast Asia into a 7-day course that includes feedback from mentors, masterclasses and a pitch in front of an industry panel for a development prize – The Most Promising Project – that will be awarded at the Silver Screen Awards.

To apply, submit a feature-length screenplay, i.e. a work of fiction or non-fiction that serves as the blueprint for a film with a minimum 60-minute runtime.

Submission form and more information can be found here.

SGIFF Youth Jury & Critics Programme
This programme is open to post-secondary students with a keen interest in films from Southeast Asia. Participants will learn the significance of Southeast Asian works, the benefits of film theory and close readings of films, different interview approaches; as well as write for the Festival’s Live online film journal, Youth Meets Film.

Submission form and more information can be found here.

For more information on SGIFF 2019, visit their website.

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