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Miranda Cardenas

Miranda Cardenas

Synopsis: Following his Academy Award® winning film The Theory of Everything, James Marsh directs the haunting true story of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife Clare and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron. The story of Crowhurst’s dangerous solo voyage and the struggles he confronted on the epic journey while …

Submissions are now open for the 8th edition of the BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF). Celebrating innovation and excellence, ASFF is looking for both emerging and established filmmakers who are pushing the boundaries of filmmaking forward, to showcase their work to a wider audience CONTEST ENTRY DETAILS Deadline: 31 May 2018 Open to international submissions, with no age restrictions. ASFF accepts both Short and Feature film submissions from across 12 genres including: Advertising, Animation, Artists’ Film, Comedy, Dance, Documentary, Drama, Experimental, Fashion, Music Video, Thriller and Virtual Reality. Short Film Entry Fee: £24.00 (approx. SG$44) Feature Film Entry Fee: £45.00 (approx. SG$82) Virtual Reality …

Presented by the Central Narcotics Bureau The Anti-Drug Video Competition is back for 2018! Showcase your creativity by producing a 3-5 min short video to raise awareness on drug abuse and adoption of a drug-free lifestyle, and to inspire anti-drug advocacy within our local youth community. CNB will also be holding a free videography workshop for interested participants. CONTEST ENTRY DETAILS Contest period: 1 February 2018 – 29 June 2018 Deadline: 29 June 2018 Open to Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents aged between 13 – 25. No entry fee. Individual and group entries welcome. Live action and documentary films/videos of …

FILM: Breathe DIRECTOR: Andy Serkis YEAR: 2017 SYNOPSIS: After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to a bed and given only months to live. With help from his wife Diana and her twin brothers, and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall, Cavendish emerges from the hospital ward and devotes the rest of his life to helping fellow patients and the disabled. Review by Hubert Lawrence Yeo. A man who defies his medical prognosis and, together with his wife and good friends, sets an exemplary legacy for disabled people around the world to live life as …

The fourth edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) is now back with a brand new Open Youth Category! NYFA is a national film awards that aim to establish a benchmark of national excellence in filmmaking and to recognise youths who are highly adept in their respective fields within the film industry. Since its inception in 2015, it has received over 700 submissions competing for top honours across various technical crafts in filmmaking. This year, apart from the regular Media Student Category which receives submissions from all media schools in Singapore, NYFA is introducing an Open Youth Category. This …