ShoutOUT!: National Youth Film Awards!


It is short film making season. We’ve lost count of the number of competitions going on! Here’s another one with for those in school or film school!

2015 marks the inaugural National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) at *SCAPE. NYFA aims to identify and celebrate talents from the industry and Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) offering film-related and animation courses.

The competition will be assessed by a Jury made up of well-known names in the media industry. Various awards will be presented to the winners at the Award Cerermony, some of which include Best Cinematography, Best Sound Design, Best Documentary, and Best Animated Film. Workshops and screenings will also be held for youths who are interested in the film industry and want to expand their knowledge about filmmaking.

Here is the online submission form:

Here are the prizes!

Best Picture Award1
Trophy and S$2000 cash
Inclusive of apprenticeship and mentorship opportunities with mm2 Entertainment Pte Ltd

Best Animated Film Award
(presented by Animagine Pte Ltd)
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Documentary Film Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Direction Award
(presented by mm2 Entertainment Pte Ltd)
Trophy and S$1000 cash
Inclusive of apprenticeship and mentorship opportunities with mm2 Entertainment

Best Cinematography Award
(presented by Shooting Gallery Productions Pte Ltd)
Trophy and S$1000 cash
Inclusive of apprenticeship and mentorship opportunities with Shooting Gallery Asia

Best Screenplay Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Editing Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Visual Effects Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Sound Editing Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Sound Mixing Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Original Music Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Performance Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Production Design Award
Trophy and S$1000 cash

Best Overall School Award5
Trophy

Jury
Some FAQS

Who can participate in this competition?
National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) is open to full-time students who are under the age of 35 (before 31 December 2015), and are currently enrolled in a media-related course/module at any Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) in Singapore.

NYFA is open to all citizens and permanent residents of SingaporE.

Graduates (between 15 May 2014 and 14 May 2015) from the above media-related course/modules are also eligible for participation.

What are media-related course/modules?
A media-related course/module includes (but not limited to) the following fields: Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Documentary Filmmaking, Production Design, Screenwriting, Sound Design, Sound Mixing, Video Production, Video & Sound Editing and Visual Effects.

What are the works qualified to enter this competition?
Short films (narrative, documentary, animation) are eligible.

What is the maximum length of the short film to be qualified?
The maximum duration is 20 minutes including opening title and ending credits.

Can I submit works that I produced during my internship?
Entries must be produced during the course your enrolment. Entries produced during an attachment and/or internship period with an organisation or agency will not be eligible for submission.

How many entries can I submit?
There is no limit in the number of entries that an eligible Applicant can submit. Kindly make sure that your entries comply with the Terms and

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