I've written about singapore made films. But where do singaporean filmmakers get their filmmaking chops? By making short films of cos.
Singapore has a vibrant short filmmaking scene. To take a snapshot, this week alone has 2 separate short film events.
The Substation's First Take
First Take is a democratic showcase of the newest short films made by local filmmakers. if you have a short film, submit it, and they will show it. every first monday of every month. the only catch being, you the filmmaker has to appear and participate in the post screening discussion with an audience of peers and film lovers alike. And its been going strong for the past 10 years. There is one happening tonight. Details here
Admission, as always is free
National Museum's Short Cuts
The Short Cut series is a well curated series organised by the National Museum as a "best-of" showcase for local short films made in the last year or so. The series kicks off this coming weekend with an excellent collection by some of the more experienced local filmmakers.
You can start collecting the free tickets from today.
Get in early, as tickets traditionally gets picked out on the first day.