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Submission for Open Youth Category

The Open Youth Category is open to:

  1. Any youth between the age of 15-35 years old (as of 31 December 2019)
  2. Youths residing in Singapore during the time of the production of the submission.

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Winners stand to win $1,000 cash, be part of the filming crew of Sony Singapore’s Alpha Creator BTS to Japan, $15,000 MAGES scholarship for Dip./Adv. Dip. in 3D Animation and more!

Submission Criteria 

  • The duration of the short film can reach a maximum of 30 minutes including opening title and ending credits. The minimum length is 1 minute.
  • There is no limit in the number of entries that an eligible Applicant can submit.
  • There is no maximum number of members in a team.
  • Upon request, the Applicants would be required to submit ungraded raw footages, original screenplay or storyboard to facilitate the jury process. Shortlisted Nominees will also be required to submit a soft copy of the submitted film

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

Take Note:

  • Submitted films must be produced in a non-commercial capacity. Branded content and commissioned works will be ineligible to enter
  • Only Live Action, Animation, Documentary films are accepted for submission. Experimental films and music videos can be submitted under the Live Action category.
  • Any films that are made with the intent of sales and promotion of a product, service, or brand will not be accepted

Submission for NYFA closes at 2359hrs (GMT +8) on Friday, 31 May 2019

If you are a media student, then click HERE to submit your film into the Media Student Category.