ShoutOUT!: Echoes of an Escape



Echoes of an Escape is a showcase of five short films nominated for the 3rd Singapore Short Film Awards 2012

Seek refuge from the daily grind and be enthralled by the visions of escape put forth onscreen: a child escapes boredom by entering an enchanting dreamland, a son evades the dire issues of living with an aging mother, a divorced mother and a young groom struggle to leave the pasts behind, a pair of lovers muse about escaping into the fantasy of a movie-world romance.

15 February 2013, 8pm 
Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium 
@ University Town National University of Singapore 
Free Admission

Filmmakers will be in attendance for a post-screening discussion moderated by Raymond Tan. Raymond is one of SINdie's writers and also writes reviews for several websites and magazines. Being one of the few local all-round reviewer, Raymond covers features, shorts, independent, arthouse, Hollywood, Bollywood, Korean, Singapore films & local film festivals/event and also does exclusive interviews.

Here are the 5 short films to be screened.

The Hole 
Tan Shijie
2011 / PG / 18 min
Won - Best Director, Fiction, Script, Sound
Nominated - Best Cinematography 

Sisters 
Lincoln Chia
2010 / NC16 / 9 min
Nominated - Best Editing, Fiction, Script 

Mandy's 8 Theories of Sleep 
Chee WeiLing Wendy
2010 / PG / 17 min
Nominated - Best Art Direction 

Love in any Genre 
Suffian Zain
2011 / PG / 16 min
Nominated - Best Art Direction, Performance 

Lighthouse 
Anthony Chen
2010 / PG / 23 min
Won - Best Cinematography 
Nominated - Best Director, Fiction, Script

Echoes of an Escape is organised by nuSTUDIOS Film Productions and the NUS Centre for the Arts.

More information about the event can be found here and in their Facebook page.

Also check out the nominees of the 4th Singapore Short Film Awards in our earlier post.



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