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!
Written by SINdie