Get Inspired By Singapore’s Top Storytellers At ciNE65 2019 Workshops



Keen to take part in the ciNE65 Movie Makers Awards but need a little help fine tuning your idea?

Get inspired at these free filmmaking workshops and seminars hosted by Singapore’s industry experts. There’s also an opportunity to visit Singapore’s first boutique digital film lab!


1. Pitch Your Short Film Idea! by Lai Weijie
Details: 22 & 23 Jan 2019 (Tues & Wed) | 7:30 – 10pm | Objectifs, 155 Middle Road Singapore 188977

Bring your ciNE65 Movie Makers Awards story idea or film treatment and get feedback from Lai Weijie, whose producing credits include Kristen Tan’s award-winning debut feature ‘POP AYE’.

2. Crafting Your Own Story To A Screenplay by Boris Boo
Details: 30 Jan 2019 (Wed) | 7:30 – 10pm | Objectifs, 155 Middle Road Singapore 188977

Find out the fundamentals of a good script from Boris Boo, whose 20-year career include work with Jack Neo and MediaCorp Studios.

3. The Creative Role Of A Production Designer by James Page
Details: 14 Mar 2019 (Thurs) | 7:30- 10pm | Objectifs, 155 Middle Road Singapore 188977

Learn how to bring your film to life with the right visual elements and strong art direction from James Page who has production design experience across television and film.

4. The Role Of A Director by K. Rajagopal
Details: 20 Feb 2019 (Wed) | 7:30 – 10pm | Objectifs, 155 Middle Road Singapore 188977

The director of ‘A Yellow Bird’ will share creative approaches to shooting a film, working with actors and crew members and the responsibilities of a director.


1. Director’s Studio with Kirsten Tan
Details: 3 Jan 2019 (Thurs) | 7:30 – 8:30pm | Objectifs, 155 Middle Road Singapore 188977

The director of ‘POP AYE’ will share highlights and challenges from working on various short films, commissioned work and her debut feature that received a Special Jury Prize for Screenwriting at the Sundance Film Festival.

2. The Future Of Short Films with Yeo Siew Hua & Ric Aw
Details: 12 Jan 2019 (Sat) | 5 – 6pm | Library@esplanade

Helmed by prolific veteran directors, this seminar will discuss how the unique format of short films can evolve in the current digital landscape.

3. Singapura: Short Films From ciNE65 with Kenny Tan, Chong Yu Lun & Jeth Heng
Details: 9 Feb 2019 (Sat) | 2 – 3pm | Library@esplanade

Learn how different local filmmakers have explored the identity, culture and lifestyle of Singapore and be inspired to make your own short film!

4. Film Screening And Post-Screening Discussion with Gladys Ng & Ivan Tan
Details: 9 Mar 2019 (Sat) | 5 – 6pm | Library@esplanade

Singaporean filmmakers Gladys Ng and Ivan Tan will screen their short films ‘The Pursuit of a Happy Human Life’ and ‘Tadpoles’ and share insight into their filmmaking process.

23 Feb 2019 (Sat) | 2 – 4pm | Mocha Chai Laboratories, 65 Ubi Road, 1 Oxley Bizhub #02-82, Singapore 408729

Tour Singapore’s first boutique digital film lab and learn the importance of the post-production process including sound in a film.

Registration is open to all on a first-come, first-served basis. Email to register your slot now.

For more details, head to the ciNE65 Facebook page.

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