Singaporean cinema chain Golden Village is launching a grant scheme to help aspiring talent make and screen a short film. The move is part of the circuit’s 25th anniversary celebrations.
The GV25 Film Shorts will select three applicants to receive grants of US$1,380 (S$2,000) each and to work with established Singaporean directors Kelvin Tong and Boris Boo. Films are expected to take “Past, Present and Future” as their theme. The best of the three will receive a further cash prize of US$2,070 (S$3,000) and be screened in Golden Village’s multiplexes.
“Golden Village has always been committed to a vibrant film culture in Singapore, but this initiative enables us to go a step further by directly investing in homegrown film talent,” said Clara Cheo, CEO of Golden Village Multiplex.