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We invite filmmakers who
1) Have been nominated for the NYFA;
2) are 35 and under
3) Singapore OR Singaporean PR
To submit their dossiers for consideration under this programme.

Six Genres for FFP 2023/24 Edition:

  • Horror
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Animation
  • Documentary
  • Music Video *NEW*


  • Duration of all films are advised to be within 5 to 10 mins, with exception for the music video to be at least 3 mins.
  • For the music video proposal, submissions need to include:
    – a Singaporean / PR musician / band
    – feature a location along the Somerset belt

Somerset Belt Map

Dossier Materials

Please compile the following materials into one PDF:

  • Log-line
  • Synopsis (max 800 words)
  • Mood & Tone / Visual References
  • Director’s Statement (max 500 words)
  • Director’s Biography (max 300 words)
  • Links to previous works (if available)
  • Director’s Self Intro Video (<1 min)

Do e-mail your submissions to with the Subject heading: FFP 2023-24/ (Insert Genre) & (Insert Your Name)
*A maximum of 2 entries per director is allowed. Submit your entry by 22 September 2023.

Key Dates

22nd Sept 2023 Dossier Submission deadline
4th to 6th Oct 2023 Pitching
12th Oct 2023 Mentors select mentees
(Official commencement of mentorship)
Oct to Dec 2023 Script Development and Pre-production
Jan to Mar 2024 Production & Post-production
31 May 2024 Final Delivery of Short Film

Note: Animation will have 1 full year to deliver their short film.
Animation final delivery will be on the 12th Oct 2024.