The 30th 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. Kindly read the guidelines from the respective pages.

Should you have any enquiries pertaining to the call for entry, please contact: [email protected]
All entries must be submitted by 19 August 2019, 6pm (GMT+8).

FEATURE FILM & SHORT FILM SUBMISSIONS

The Festival will consider films that are at least a Singapore premiere, have not been broadcast on TV nor made available on the Internet, and completed no earlier than 1 June 2018. Only Asian feature films and Southeast Asian Short films may be submitted for Festival consideration.

Submission Fee
• 15 Apr – 4 Aug 2019: Early Bird Submission – Submission Fees waived
• 5 – 19 August 2019: Regular Submission – USD$25 Submission Fees applicable upon submission. This fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Submission
•The Festival only accepts secure online film screeners. All film submissions must complete the Online Submission Form.
• Please refer to our Film Submissions Info for Regulations & Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions.

SGIFF SOUTHEAST ASIAN FILM LAB

Open to first-time feature filmmakers from Southeast Asia, the six-day lab explores Southeast Asian stories for development into feature length screenplays. It includes masterclasses, networking opportunities, individual consultations, and an industry pitch for the most promising project prize.

Past mentors include international producer Terence Chang, Philip Lee, Anurag Kashyap, Anocha Suwichakornpong and Mouly Surya.

Submission Fee
• Programme is free to submit.

Submission
• All applications must complete the Online Submission Form, and include portfolio screener and project information.
• Please refer to our Submissions Guidelines for details.
• Submissions should reach us no later than Monday, 19 August 2019, 6.00pm (GMT+8)

SGIFF YOUTH JURY & CRITICS PROGRAMME

Open to post-secondary students in Singapore, this programme aims to nurture a new generation of critical writers on Asian cinema. Participants will learn the significance of Southeast Asian works, the benefits of film theory and close readings of films, different interview approaches; as well as write for the Festival’s Live online film journal, Youth Meets Film. The Youth Jury will also vote for the Youth Jury Prize-winning film.

Previous years’ SGIFF Youth Jury and Critics Programme mentors includes UK-based film academic Dr. Victor Fan and film academic and curator, Dr. May Adadol Ingawanij (Thailand), filmmaker and critic Kevin B. Lee.

Submission Fee
• Programme is free to submit.

Submission
• Applicants must be a current student in a post-secondary educational institution based in Singapore.
• All applications must complete the Online Submission Form.
• Please refer to our Submissions Guidelines for details.
• Submissions should reach us no later than Friday, 23 August 2019, 6.00pm (GMT+8)