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New Film Competition which could send you to UK’s leading Short Film Festival

22 July 2010

New Film Competition which could send you to UK’s leading Short Film Festival

WHERE THE HEART IS is looking for 90 second films that look at the places that matter most to Singaporeans. It could be a public or private space (including places that don’t exist any more) – the key is that the films depict a place that holds memories or has an emotional connection for you.

We are looking for films in all genres, in any format, and can be shot on any equipment (even handphones) ““ the sole criteria are that the films give an idea of the filmmakers’ feelings towards a particular place AND that the film can uploaded to Vimeo.

The films will be featured on the CIVIC LIFE website and the best 40 films will be screened at the National Museum of Singapore in a series of special screenings across October. These films will accompany the Singapore run of a new short film, TIONG BAHRU, made by acclaimed UK filmmakers Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy and starring a cast of over 150 volunteers from Singapore. (See:

The top 3 films, chosen by a public vote, will win leading brand cameras, while the filmmaker of the best overall film, chosen by a jury, will win a trip to the UK’s leading short film festival, ENCOUNTERS.

Full details of the competition can be found here.

The brief can be found here.

Some great examples of 90 second films from UK competition partner DepicT! can be found here.

WHERE THE HEART IS is organised by the National Museum of Singapore, the British Council and the Singapore International Foundation.

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