ShoutOUT! 'Point & Shoot'and stand to win prizes!

If you are a student aged 16 and above and would like to try  your hand at filmmaking, here is your chance to make a short film and win prizes totalling S$8400!

Point & Shoot is a competition whereby participants have a weekend to produce a 3 minute short film. Teams must plan, shoot, edit, and submit the best short film in fewer than 55 hours upon the release of a given theme.

It will take place on the weekend of 10-12 March, while the Awards Ceremony will be on the following Sunday, 19 March 2017.

The prize pool for Point & Shoot is a total of S$8400, including cash and various products such as a Blackmagic camera (worth $1425), and 6 Zhiyun-tech gimbals! 

Who can participate in this competition?

The competition is open to:
A. Full/part-time student(s) aged 16-30 (before 31 December 2017)
B. and is/are currently enrolled in any post-secondary or tertiary institution in Singapore. Examples; Junior Colleges, Institute of Technical Education, Polytechnics, local Universities, arts institutions, and private Universities.
C. or is/are a foreign student on an exchange programme at a local (Singapore) tertiary institution for the duration of the competition

The fees per team is $25 during the early-bird period (ends on 28th Feb), and will be $40 per team thereafter.

To sign up or get more information about the event, please visit the event website here

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Who are the judges?

Juan Foo
With career beginnings in freelance production work and then producing, Juan Foo went on to pioneer digital filmmaking in Singapore; using technology and technique to deliver screen content. He produced horror and cult films Return to Pontianak and Perth, as well as several others. Juan is also one of the first few in Singapore to have sold a developed script project to Hollywood. Juan’s varied background has led him to write, teach, develop, and promote screen content in several training schools and universities. His previous work has included media training, talent development and content quality assessment. Juan is also the Principal Tutor for nuSTUDIOS Film Productions.

Gladys Ng
Gladys’ films reflect her nature, often nuanced and subtle, interspersed with wry humour. Her short film, My Father after Dinner, was presented Best Singapore Short at the 26th Singapore International Film Festival. Gladys was trained in writing and directing at the Victorian College of the Arts and participated in FLY ASEAN-ROK. Her latest short, The Pursuit of a Happy Human, a commission of the festival, was developed during a film residency in Thailand with Objectifs. She was mentored by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit.

Zhang Wenjie
Zhang Wenjie is a film programmer in Singapore. From 2003-2005, he headed the Moving Images programme at The Substation and from 2005-2013, he was head of the Cinematheque of the National Museum of Singapore. Wenjie was part of the project team that led the restoration of Usmar Ismail’s 1954 classic After the Curfew, which premiered at the 65th Cannes Film Festival in 2012. In 2013, he organised the first Film Restoration School Asia in Singapore in collaboration with Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Foundation, Cineteca di Bologna and L’Immagine Ritrovata. Wenjie is currently the Programme Director of the Singapore International Film Festival.
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