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The 3rd edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) announced its nominees for 2017 today, following an open call conducted in February. Co-presented by *SCAPE and the National Youth Council (NYC), the annual marquee short film competition is open to youth filmmakers from local Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs), and saw over 200 films vying for 23 awards, including the top prizes for Best Picture and Best Overall School. NYFA sets out to discover and recognise the best of emerging talent for technical film crafts in Singapore, and is one of the anchor events of July’s Youth Month, a …
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Stand a chance to win a pair of in-season passes to THE PROMISE! Synopsis: It is 1914. As the Great War looms, the vast Ottoman Empire is crumbling. Constantinople (Istanbul), ITS once vibrant, multicultural capital is about to be consumed by chaos. Michael Boghosian (Oscar Isaac), arrives in the cosmopolitan hub as a medical student determined to bring modern medicine back to Siroun, his ancestral village in Southern Turkey where Turkish Muslims and Armenian Christians have lived side by side for centuries. Photo-journalist Chris Myers (Christian Bale), has come here only partly to cover geo-politics. He is mesmerised by his …

Stand a chance to win a pair of preview tickets to VICEROY’S HOUSE! VICEROY’S HOUSE 1947, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handling India back to its people. Mountbatten lived upstairs together with his wife and daughter. Downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants. As the political elite took their seats to wrangle over the birth of independent India, conflict erupted throughout the House and a catastrophic decision was taken with global repercussions. Partition – the decision to divide India and create the new Muslim homeland of Pakistan …
48HFP Winners 2016

CALLING ALL FILMMAKERS! Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge! The weekend? 21 – 23 April 2017 The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours! The 48 Hour Film Project, the largest filmmaking competition in the world, is back running in Singapore! In a wild, sleepless weekend, you and your team will make a short film from scratch—that is: writing, shooting and editing in only 48 hours. On Friday, 21 April 2017, you’ll get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. By Sunday, 23 April 2017, the film must …
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POP AYE, the debut feature film of Singaporean filmmaker Kirsten Tan, will make its World Premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This marks the first time a feature film from Singapore will compete at Sundance, and 16 years since the last feature film from Singapore was selected. The Sundance Film Festival takes place January 19-29 with screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah. The Sundance Film Festival has introduced global audiences to some of the most ground breaking films of the past three decades, including Boyhood, Beasts …
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Championing the voice of Asian Cinema, the 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) rolled out the red carpet for its gala opening yesterday at Marina Bay Sands. Celebrated Malaysian auteur Dain Iskandar Said opened the 12-day celebration of independent cinema with the Asian premiere of his fantasy noir thriller Interchange, together with his stellar cast including award-winning Indonesian TV personality and actor, Nicholas Saputra, husband-wife duo Iedil Putra and Prisia Nasution. Other special guests who graced the gala opening included actress and last year’s SGIFF Cinema Legend Award recipient Michelle Yeoh who is also this year’s Guest-of-Honour at the festival, …