SGIFF 2020 Call For Entry

Submissions are now closed. The festival returns from 26 November – 6 December 2020. 

Festival News

Emily Hoe, Executive Director

Singapore International Film Festival appoints Executive Director in Key Structural Change

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) has appointed experienced arts manager Emily Hoe to the role of Executive Director to lead the festival.

07 April 2020

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Every contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in helping us become a platform for both established and aspiring filmmakers to showcase their films to an engaged audience.

Seeking volunteers who share our love for independent films and passion in fostering a vibrant film community.

Volunteer for the Festival

Film Immersion Programme continues to nurture media literacy and appreciation of the film medium and the creative process among our youths in Upper-Secondary, Post-Secondary, and Tertiary Institutions.

School Outreach

Film Academy

Youth Jury & Critics Programme: Stories

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By Yap Cai Ni

The Mechanics of Taste: What Food Brings to the Table

Food, for many, is synonymous with the celebration of life and of living. Sweet, Salty, and Diary of Cattle both exemplify the opposite.

By Clement Yue

The Consequences of Intimacy

Everyone has heard of the butterfly effect. When a butterfly in Chicago flaps its wings, a tornado is formed in Tokyo. Whatever small actions we make, they leave a lasting impact on ourselves and the people around us. 

By Lee Sze Wei

Experimentations with Filmic Reality

Representations of reality on film can be seemingly realistic, or highly artificial and subjective, provoking differing levels of audience engagement with the images on-screen from the reductive to the metaphysical.