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Submission for Media Student Category

The Media Student Category is open to:

  1. Full-time student(s) who are under the age of 35 (before 31 December 2019)
  2. Youths residing in Singapore
  3. Youths is/are currently enrolled in a media-related course/module at any Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) in Singapore. [ A media-related course/module refers to (including without limitation) the following fields: Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Directing, Producing, Documentary Filmmaking, Production Design, Screenwriting, Sound Design, Sound Mixing, Video Production, Video & Sound Editing and Visual Effects.]
  4.  IHL graduates (between 17 April 2018 and 31 May 2019) from the above media-related course/modules

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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 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
  • Entries must be produced during the course the Applicant’s enrolment. Entries produced during an attachment and/or internship period with an organization or agency will not be eligible for submission.
  • Entries must be produced during the course the Applicant’s enrolment. Entries produced during an attachment and/or internship period with an organization or agency will not be eligible for submission.
  • A submission may be done by a student representative (on behalf of team members). Course Manager or Supervising Lecturer of the film may also submit online.
  • All nominees must be undertaken by student(s) who are between the ages of 15-35 and is/are currently enrolled in a media-related course/module at any Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) in Singapore

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

  • Submissions must be produced between 01 Jan 2018 and 31 May 2019 during the course of enrolment at the IHL.
  • Submissions produced during attachment and/or internship period within an organization or agency will not be eligible to participate.
  • Only Live Action, Animation, Documentary films are accepted for submission. Experimental films and music videos can be submitted under the Live Action category
  • A submission may be disqualified from the corresponding award it is being considered for or is outsourced to a company or professional individual(s) for completion or enhancement.

If you are not a media student, then click HERE to submit your film for the Open Youth Category.