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National Youth Film Awards 2019 Winners Announced

31 August 2019

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National Youth Film Awards 2019 Winners Announced

The National Youth Film Awards (NYFA), jointly organised by *SCAPE and the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), today announced the 2019 line-up of winners in a ceremony held at *SCAPE’s The Ground Theatre. The award-winning films all had in common a search for identity, an exploration that encompassed both personal and national identity.

This year, 38 nominees were shortlisted from the 446 submissions received by a judging panel comprised of industry stalwarts. A total of 15 winning films were then selected across the Media Student and Open Youth categories.

The biggest awards for the night include:

Open Youth Category

  • “SIN-SFO” by Leon Cheo – Best Director and Best Live Action
  • “Automatonomy” by Jerrold Chong – Best Animation
  • “Trespass: Stories from Singapore’s Thieves Market” by OKJ – Best Documentary and Best Sound Design

Media Student

  • “Foul Ball” by Kayue Li, Nanyang Technological University – Best Live Action
  • “Balance” by Raymond Limantara Sutisna Nanyang Technological University – Best Animation
  • “Pigeonhole” by Mei Fong Lim, LASALLE College of the Arts – Best Documentary

The full list of winning films can be found on the *SCAPE website here: https://www.scape.sg/nyfa2019winners/

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