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http://sindieonly.blogspot.com/ is started by filmmaker Jeremy Sing to focus on SG indie productions

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 …

In February this year, the film community awakened to the news that The Substation’s Moving Images programme would have its Swan song at February’s First Takes. Reacting with a mix of desperation, shock, nostalgia and curiosity, active members of the independent film circle turned up at the final First Takes …

The Singapore International Film Festival is presenting a series of dialogues called New Waves. This series shines a spotlight on young filmmakers who are making waves through the archipelago, forming an emerging community within Southeast Asia. Join them in a series of dialogues with Singaporean artists, writers and curators from …

I have to admit I was never much of a history buff. Still, the one afternoon retracing and relearning the history of local Cinema made me realise how grave a misconception I had, in thinking that the early Singapore was a cultural desert. The tour was almost an imploration to …

The most remarkable fact about 1400 was that it was even made at all. With no script, no funds, and little support, director Derrick Lui laboured through 7 years of production hell to finally finish the film in 2015. Thus, regardless of its stumbles, the film remains a Herculean accomplishment, …

The predecessor to all film competitions with a time limit, the 48 Hour Film Project (HFP) made its yearly visit to Singapore last December 2015, and Team Zissou made a record-breaking debut, sweeping away most of the awards such as Best Film, Best Directing, Best Use of Prop and the …