ShoutOUT!: 80 hours to make 80 seconds in Cathay Motion Picture Awards


The Cathay Motion Picture Awards is in its 4th year this year. Essentially, teams that participate in this competition have 80 hours to create a 80 seconds film and a shot at winning $20K cash for Best Motion Picture Award and have their entry screened at all Cathay Cineplexes. Started in 2012, it gives aspiring filmmakers a platform to showcase their talent.

Last year, a short film called ‘Sole Sisters’ won Best Motion Picture. Here is the film:


This year, winning teams will walk away with the prizes stated below -

Best Motion Picture: SGD20,000 cash

1st Runner-up: SGD12,000 cash

2nd Runner-up: SGD8,000 cash

Each of the winning teams gets an exclusive Cathay VIP card worth more than $4,000 for each registered member of the team. They will also have their film screened in all Cathay Cineplexes for 4 weeks

There is also a Viewers' Choice, in which the winning teams gets an exclusive Cathay VIP card worth more than $4,000 for each registered member of the team.

Registration is now open and you can find out more about how to do so here.

Competing teams gather for a friendly shot before the competition kicked off last year.

Filmmaking warriors ready to make a dash!
 
At the awards presentation ceremony last year

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