Where do you think Singapore will be in five years’ time? Ten years? Twenty?
Here is your chance to make a short film exploring your future vision of the city, even without prior filmmaking experience, with 20/20: The Temasek Short Film Project!
Still from ‘I Believe’ by Leroy Lim, the most-watched film from Season One of 20/20
20/20 is a short film competition commissioned by the Singapore investment company Temasek. Season two’s theme “Beyond 20/20” invites aspiring filmmakers to express their views, concerns, predictions and ideas around Singapore’s future.
The Open Category is exclusively for those 25 years old and below, without any commercial filming experience or film-related academic qualifications. There is also the Tertiary School Category for interested youths currently enrolled in a filmmaking, or related, programme of study at one of the following tertiary institutions as listed in the official website.
Still from ‘Goldfish’ by Ashraf Arshad, a film from Season One of 20/20
Each team can consist of two to three members. Participants are encouraged to pitch narratives, docu-dramas or animations envisioning Singapore’s economic, social, technology, education or environmental issues beyond the year 2020.
Successful applicants will receive full funding for their films and will be mentored by one of 10 acclaimed local directors including Eric Khoo, Boo Junfeng, K. Rajagopal and Kirsten Tan on how to bring their story alive.
(Clockwise from top left: Boo Junfeng, Wee Li Lin, Roystan Tan, Ervin Han, Michelle Chong, Eric Khoo, Ong Kuo Sin, K. Rajagopal, Kirsten Tan, M. Raihan Halim)
This competition is open to Singapore citizens or permanent residents aged 25 and below, as at the application deadline of 23 June 2017.
The submission period runs from 10 April – 23 June 2017. Click here for more details on the competition.