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National Youth Film Awards 2016

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 …