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The National Youth Film Awards (Nyfa) 2020 opens for submission

The 6th edition of the National Youth Film Awards (Nyfa) opens for submission today. Organized by *Scape, Nyfa prides itself as the springboard for young, aspiring filmmakers to pursue their passion in the film industry.

Since launch, Nyfa has awarded 133 youth filmmakers, many of which have gone on to achieve international acclaim. Amongst them are Idette Chen. Her short film “Bangla” was the only Singaporean entry to be selected for the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (Ssff & Asia) 2019, and Shoki Lin, whose short film “Adam” was part of the Cinéfondation Selection at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

The Asian film industry has punched above its weight with the South Korean movie “Parasite” making history at the Oscars. Closer to home, local films –“Wet Season”, “Pop Aye”, and “A Land Imagined” – continue to fly our flag high in regional and international stages.

“Through Nyfa, *Scape has recognized over 700 local young filmmakers over the last five years.

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