Singapore International Film Festival Reveals Its 2021 SGIFF Film Academy Mentors
SGIFF is proud to announce a trio of well-respected industry experts who will mentor in its series of Film Academy developmental programmes with the festival. Beyond film screenings, the Film Academy programmes are part of the Festival’s ambition is to nurture film talent in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
25 August 2021
Singapore International Film Festival Launches Its First-Ever Fundraising Collaboration With Local Risograph Studio, Knuckles & Notch
Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is proud to announce its first-ever Fundraising Collaboration with local Risograph studio, Knuckles & Notch through a Limited Edition Risograph print.
19 August 2021
SGIFF Presents Moonlight Cinema 2021 at Gardens by the Bay
Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) will host its fourth edition of Moonlight Cinema in partnership with Gardens by the Bay, over two days in August, where audiences can enjoy free film screenings that spotlight the whimsical and magical side of Singapore.
28 July 2021
Singapore International Film Festival Continues To Drive Southeast Asian Works With Selection Of Film Fund Recipients
Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) announces its shortlist of eight documentaries and short films from Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Myanmar which will receive its SGIFF Film Fund this year.
21 June 2021
7 June 2021
The 32nd Singapore International Film Festival Kickstarts Call For Film Entries & Opens Applications for the Southeast Asian Producers Network for the First Time Ever!
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 32nd edition from 25th November to 5th December 2021, with a call for entries for Feature Films from Asian and Short Films from Southeast Asian, as well as a call for applications for the Southeast Asian Film Lab and Youth Jury & Critics Programme.
3 May 2021
SGIFF Announces Winners of the 2020 Silver Screen Awards
The 31st Singapore International Film Festival announced today the winners of its 2020 Silver Screen Awards, recognising the best in film production across the region.
6 December 2020
Singapore International Film Festival Film Fund increases the number of film grants for 2021
The Singapore International Film Festival will be offering four Southeast Asian Short Film Grants in 2021, an increase of two from previous years.
30 November 2020
31st Singapore International Film Festival celebrates resilience and hope as it goes hybrid with its 2020 line-up
Singapore filmmaker Tan Bee Thiam’s satirical comedy Tiong Bahru Social Club to open the 31st SGIFF
3 November 2020
SGIFF Appoints Executive Director In Key Structural Change
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) has appointed experienced arts manager Emily Hoe to the role of Executive Director to lead the festival.
7 April 2020
31st SGIFF Call For Entry
The 31st SGIFF Call for Entry is now open: we’re inviting entries for Feature and Short Films, Southeast Asian Film Lab and Youth Jury & Critics Programme.
18 June 2020
SGIFF Announces Recipients Of Film Grants
This year’s recipients of SEA-DOC and SEA-SHORTS Film Grants are announced as the festival continues its support of Southeast Asian film and builds on past success.
26 May 2020
The 30th Singapore International Film Festival Draws To A Close With A Record Attendance Of More Than 110,000 Audiences And 35 Sold-Out Screenings
The festival brought together a record attendance of more than 110,000 festival-goers to engage with filmmakers from Singapore and the region in film.
01 December 2019
Southeast Asian Film Talents Recognised At The 30th Singapore International Film Festival’s Silver Screen Awards
30 November 2019
Director Midi Z And Nina Wu Anti-Heroines Wu Ke-Xi And Hsia Yu-Chiao Dazzle At Their Singapore Premiere At The 30th Singapore International Film Festival
24 November 2019
30th SGIFF Opens With A Bang With Anticipated Singapore Drama Wet Season
Set during the monsoon season amidst storm clouds, uncertainties and the warm promise of spring, Wet Season contrasts the desires of a woman with that of an adolescent.
21 November 2019
Singapore International Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years Of Southeast Asian Storytelling, With Singapore As The Discovery Ground Of These Diverse Voices
07 October 2019
Nature-Inspired Portraits Exhibition By 9 Singapore Creatives And Free Outdoor Film Screenings At 30th Anniversary Of SGIFF
16 September 2019
SGIFF Makes Waves In Southeast Asia Ahead Of Its 30th Edition
SGIFF is making waves by bringing noteworthy films with distinct voices closer to audiences in Singapore and SEA, with the launch of its inaugural edition of Travelling Waves and an all-new format of New Waves.
03 June 2019
SGIFF Appoints New Programme Director And Announces Its Inaugural SGIFF Film Fund Recipients
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) has appointed Taiwanese film curator, Kuo Ming-Jung, as its new Programme Director.
17 May 2019
29th SGIFF Up 12-Day Festival With Stellar Support From Local And Regional Filmmakers And Audiences
13 December 2018
The 29th Singapore International Film Festival Honours Asia’s Best In Film At The Silver Screen Award
08 December 2018
The 29th Singapore International Film Festival Red Carpet Special Presentation, Dear Ex
With its bright, saturated colour palette and dramatic performances, Dear Ex cleverly employs the aesthetics of rom-coms and soap operas to explore serious themes of loss, identity, and acceptance.
02 December 2018
The 29th Singapore International Film Festival Celebrates Asian Cinematic Magic
23 October 2018
Multi-Genre Film Cities of Last Things To Open The 29th Singapore International Film Festival
Told in three vignettes, Cities Of Last Things, by Taiwan based Malaysian director Ho Wi Ding, is set to open the 29th SGIFF on 28 November 2018
17 October 2018
Meet the Jury panel At The 29th Singapore International Film Festival
15 October 2018
Discover The Magic Of Cinema At The 29th Singapore International Film Festival
SGIFF 2018 continues to celebrate Asian storytellers, nurture new generations of filmmakers, and propel their works to international attention
04 October 2018
The 28th Singapore International Film Festival Successfully Closes With More Than 14,000 Audiences And 31 Sold-Out Screenings
03 December 2017
28th Singapore International Film Festival Red Carpet Special Presentation Oh Lucy!
A twist of fate leads Setsuko (played by Shinobu Terajima) to attend an English lesson taught with unconventional methods by John (played by Hartnett), before going on a cross-continent adventure with a new name, Lucy, and a changed outlook in life.
30 November 2017
28th Singapore International Film Festival Red Carpet Special Presentation: The White Girl
Featuring three strangers who met in the dilapidated village which is faced with the threat of gentrification, the enchanting drama awes with its splendid cinematography and poetic flow, complemented by a melancholic medley of pop tunes that allure its audiences.
28 November 2017
28th Singapore International Film Festival Red Carpet Special Presentation: The Song of Scorpions
The Song of Scorpions, is a twisted tale of love between a camel trader and a mystical singer, played out amidst the breath-taking scenery in the deserts.
24 November 2017
Marina Bay Sands Sets The Scene For The 28th SGIFF
20 November 2017
ArtScience Museum And Singapore International Film Festival Co-Present Specters And Tourists
30 October 2017
The 28th Singapore International Film Festival Presents Over 100 Film Screenings And Public Programmes As It Explores The Future Of Cinema
24 October 2017
The 28th Singapore International Film Festival To Open With Chinese Director Vivian Qu’s Femme-Centric Thriller, Angels Wear White
Golden Horse Award nominee provides a rare perspective towards marginalisation and oppression still present in today’s modern society
17 October 2017
Shekhar Kapur, Director Of Oscar-Winning Film Elizabeth, To Head International Jury Panel Of The 28th SGIFF’S Asian Feature Film Competition
11 October 2017
The 28th SGIFF Celebrates 15th Anniversary Of Singaporean Social Satires, And Nail-Biting Asian Spy Genre
To honour timeless classics and their artistry, the 28th SGIFF will celebrate the 15th anniversary of two iconic films of Singapore cinema – Jack Neo’s I Not Stupid and Colin Goh and Woo Yen Yen’s TalkingCock The Movie.
03 October 2017
Marina Bay Sands Strengthens Commitment To The Singapore International Film Festival
ArtScience Museum to host the 10th anniversary screening of acclaimed local film Gone Shopping
19 September 2017
28 April 2017
27th SGIFF Concludes Successfully With Close To 13,000 Audiences And 11 Sold Out Screenings
Committed to telling the region’s story through film, the internationally-recognised film festival showcased a total of 161 feature and short films from 52 countries this year, of which 11 screenings, including that of four local productions, were sold out.
04 December 2016
Asian Cinematic Talent Recognised At The 27th SGIFF’s Silver Screen Awards
03 December 2016
27th SGIFF Red Carpet Special Presentation: The Road To Mandalay
01 December 2016
27th SGIFF Red Carpet Special Presentation: Three Sassy Sisters
28 November 2016
27th SGIFF Red Carpet Special Presentation: Mrs K
27 November 2016
27th SGIFF Opened Today With Great Fanfare At Marina Bay Sands
23 November 2016
Immerse In The Stories Of Asia And The World At 27th SGIFF
27 October 2016
27th SGIFF Gathers Stellar Ensemble For Silver Screen Awards
18 October 2016
27th SGIFF To Cast A Spotlight On Three Singapore Filmmakers
05 October 2016
The Road To Mandalay To Premiere As Part Of The 27th SGIFF
The film will make its Singapore premiere as one of the Festival’s Special Presentation Films on 1 December 2016 at the Marina Bay Sands.
03 October 2016
27th SGIFF Opens With Dain Iskandar Said’s Fantasy Noir Thriller
21 September 2016
24 March 2016
26th SGIFF Wraps Up With More Than 12,000 Audiences And 14 Sold Out Screenings Of International And Local Films
06 December 2015
26th SGIFF Opens With Asian Flair
26 November 2015
In recognition of his lifelong dedication and contribution to cinema, the Festival will confer him with an Honorary Award, and include a retrospective of his works as part of its line-up.
01 October 2015
SGIFF Celebrates Asia’s Story In Film
The 26th edition of SGIFF will take place across various venues, including Marina Bay Sands which returns this year as Presenting Sponsor.
01 September 2015
SGIFF Opens Call For Submissions
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 26th edition from 26th November to 6th December 2015! Film submissions are now open till 21st August 2015 at www.sgiff.com/submissions.
05 May 2015
SGIFF Reeled In More Than 10,000 Audiences
14 December 2014
SGIFF Announces Silver Screen Awards Winners
13 December 2014
ASEAN Youths Converge At SGIFF’s First Ever SEA Film Lab
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) saw 10 participants from the region converge at its first ever Southeast Asian Film Lab today, held as part of the 15th anniversary of the film festival.
09 December 2014
SGIFF Back With A Bang
04 December 2014
Stargazing At SGIFF
20 November 2014
SGIFF Launches #LifeReframed Campaign
13 November 2014
SGIFF Unveils 147 Films From 50 Countries
28 October 2014
SGIFF Announces Opening Film and Filmmaker In Focus
02 October 2014
Eric Khoo To Lead SGIFF’s First Southeast Asian FilmLab
21 August 2014
SEA Film Lab And Call For Entry Trailer
The Southeast Asian Film Lab is a seven-day writing workshop aimed at emerging screenwriters and/or writer/directors from Southeast Asia aged between 18 and 35, with a focus on stories capturing the collective experiences of the past, present and future Southeast Asia, to be developed into feature length screenplays.
15 July 2014
SGIFF Opens Call Of Submmissions In KL
15 May 2014
SGIFF Unveils New Festival Team
24 March 2014