SGIFF Film Academy Talks 2021

The SGIFF Film Academy is the region’s first holistic training initiative to support Southeast Asian film talents and enhance the capabilities of the regional film scene. In this first series of talks, hear from filmmakers, producers and film writers as they share their industry knowledge and exchange ideas on their creative process.

SGIFF’s 2021 Film Academy Talks are finally up on our Youtube page! Catch the full recording of all three talks here.

Available Talks

Holding Steadfast to Your Artistic Vision

In this talk, the alumni of the SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab discuss how to hold firm and manage your creative process as a director amongst the feedback, opinions and challenges posed by various production collaborators along the way.

Programme Date/Time

29 July 2021 (Thursday), 8pm

Venue

Live on Zoom

Admission

Free

Finding Creativity in A World of Technicalities

A talk that features the alumni of the SGIFF Southeast Asian Producers Network exploring how a producer can contribute to the creative vision of a film, and dives deep into figuring out what director-producer relationship makes the dream work.

Programme Date/Time

30 July 2021 (Friday), 8pm

Venue

Live on Zoom

Admission

Free

Developing the Critical Word in an Age of Opinion

The talk invites film writers to discuss their process of creating value in film literature discourse, while exploring developments to both traditional and newer platforms in reaching out to an audience.

Programme Date/Time

31 July 2021 (Saturday), 2pm

Venue

Live on Zoom

Admission

Free