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Submission for Student Category

The Student Category is open to:

  • *Students 35 years old and below (born in 1988 and after) and currently enrolled in full-time
    education in Singapore
  • *Graduates (between 1 May 2022 and 13 May 2023) who produced their films while enrolled
    as a full-time student

*Singaporean/PR or youth with a valid long-term pass (e.g. EP/SP/LTVP). Proof of identity for verification may be required and must be produced upon request.

Ensure you have read through the Terms and Conditions before you submit your films.

Student Category: Submission Form

Not a student? Submit your film under the Open Youth Category.

Submission Requirement

  • All submissions must be submitted via the online submission form. Any other forms of submission will not be accepted.
  • All submissions must be received no later than 2359hrs (GMT +8) on 31 May 2023.
  • All submissions are required to be uploaded onto the platform listed on the online submission form. Both URL and password (if any) must be provided and made available for viewing till 19 August 2023.
  • All non-English submissions must have English subtitles.
  • Other than professional actor(s) engagement, the Applicant will be required to disclose in the submission form should the submission be outsourced to a company or professional individual for completion or enhancement.
  • Applicants may be required to submit dialogue track or film without music track for the making of  the NYFA montage. Shortlisted Nominees will also be required to submit a soft copy of the  submitted film.
  • Without prejudice to any other provision herein contain, each submission hereunder must be an original work. It must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual properties of any person or entity.
  • Submissions must not contain obscene or pornographic material; must not contain threatening or defamatory statements about any person, company, organisation or entity; must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, company or entity; and must not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations.

Format Requirement

Container Format: QuickTime (.mov)
Codec: H.264
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (16:9 letterbox or pillar box if film is in another native aspect ratio)
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 PROGRESSIVE
Frame Rate: 24 or 25 FPS only
Audio: Stereo Channels, AAC codec, 48kHz sample rate
Maximum Duration: 30 minutes including opening title and closing credits

Terms and Conditions