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Minister Grace Fu with the winners and jury members for the National Youth Film Awards 2017

The air was abuzz with excitement and promise as representatives from the local film industry gathered to recognise and celebrate the next generation of film auteurs this afternoon. The third edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) was officiated by Guest-of-Honour, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), Ms Grace Fu, with a total of 23 awards presented to emerging youth filmmakers from local Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs). One of the anchor events of July’s Youth Month, a month-long celebration of youth talents, aspirations and positive contributions, NYFA 2017 saw over 200 submissions that were critically assessed by …
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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 …
NYFA 2016 Winners

A drama about a man who travels to Korea to seek out the parents of a girl whom his son killed in a hit-and-run accident won top honours on Saturday (Jul 23) at the second National Youth Film Awards (NYFA). The film, titled Han, won the DBS Best Picture award for Shammini Gunasegaran and the team, who all hail from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). The film also took home the Best Direction award for Jonathan Choo, who is doing a BFA in Digital Filmmaking at NTU. It is a personal feather in the cap for Choo, who was a nominee …
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National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) 23 July 2016 Aspiring youth filmmakers from local Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs) will take the spotlight this coming weekend, as they compete in this year’s edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA). Organised by *SCAPE, the annual marquee initiative discovers and celebrates the best emerging talent for technical film crafts in Singapore, and aims to establish and raise a national benchmark for excellence in film. A record number of 260 submissions were received this year, and the films were put through a rigorous shortlisting process by NYFA’s 15-member jury, including award-winning director and …
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SINGAPORE, 28 June 2016 – The spotlight will be cast upon the aspiring youth filmmakers from local Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs) next month; as they compete in this year’s edition of the National Youth Film Awards (NYFA). A growing number of students for technical film crafts has been observed in Singapore, and the NYFA, organised by *SCAPE, was created to celebrate the best emerging young talent amongst them. It aims to establish and raise a national benchmark for excellence in film. Mr. Tony Kam, Director of Programmes at *SCAPE shared; “This year saw a record number of 260 productions …
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SINGAPORE — The National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) 2016 is calling for submissions from all media-related full-time students who are under the age of 35 and are currently enrolled in a media-related course or module at any Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) in Singapore. Now in its sophomore year, the inaugural awards saw 238 submissions across 13 IHLs during its 2015 debut. Some of last year’s NYFA alumni have since gone on to win awards at the Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition and the Crowbar Awards, have their films screened locally and overseas, worked on mainstream TV/film projects, and even …