Objectifs Short Film Incubator – Short Film Forum 2022

Objectifs Center for Photography and Film from Singapore is organizing the “Short Film Forum 2022”, a three-day event where industry professionals will talk about their experience on composing music, networking, producing, and directing. The Short Film Forum will take place from July 1 – 3, 2022 via Zoom. The event is open to the public so be sure not to miss it.

The Objectifs Short Film Incubator is an initiative presented by Objectifs that focuses on developing short film scripts. The programme is open to Southeast Asian filmmakers working with moving images, and will provide five selected participants with mentorship and a valuable support network as they work on their scripts.

While these talks are free, consider donating to Objectifs if you are able to. Your contributions goes directly to supporting their programmes, and the freelancers and artists that work for them. To make a donation please go HERE

Finding the Right Sound and Music for Your Films with Lindsay Wright
Day 1 – July 1st, 2022 | Friday | 9:00 pm (Singapore Time) | Via Zoom

Having worked on prominent films and television series like “The Crown” and “This Is Joan Collins”, award-winning composer Lindsay Wright will share what it means to create a visceral and emotional score, and her approach to composing music for documentaries and fiction works.

To register for this talk please go HERE:

Importance of Building Networks in your Short Film Career with Kobi Mizrahi and Alemberg Ang
Day 2 – July 2nd, 2022 | Saturday | 7:00 pm (Singapore Time) | Via Zoom

The importance of building your own community and network in the film world should not be underestimated, as these networks can lead to future collaborations and opportunities. Oscar-nominated producer Kobi Mizrahi from Israel and Alemberg Ang, a schoolteacher-turned-award-winning producer from the Philippines, will share personal experiences and discuss the value of building one’s own network in their film journey.

To register for this talk please go HERE

How Hard Can Producing a Film Get? with Davy Chou and Soros Sukhum
Day 2 – July 2nd, 2022 | Saturday | 9:00 pm (Singapore Time) | Via Zoom

From pre-production, to co-producing, to the distribution of a film, producing a film is a long journey that can take years. Film producing is often fraught with challenges, from raising money, to finding the right collaborators to getting the film to the right festival or screening platforms. So, how difficult can producing really get? Join us for this candid talk with established producer Soros Sukhum from Thailand, and director/producer Davy Chou from Cambodia as they share about the realities of film producing.

To register for this talk please go HERE

How to Stay True to Your Directorial Voice and Vision with Martika Ramirez Escobar,
moderated by Pom Bunsermvicha
Day 3 – July 3rd, 2022 | Sunday | 9:00 pm (Singapore Time) | Via Zoom

What does it mean to have a directorial voice and how does one continue to maintain your vision in a constantly changing world? Award-winning director Martika Ramirez Escobar from the Philippines and director/producer Pom Bunsermvicha from Thailand will discuss their personal filmmaking journeys and the struggles of staying true to their directorial vision.

To register for this talk please go HERE

How to join the sessions:
1. Register via the links above. You will receive an email with the Zoom link, confirming your spot in the sessions.
2. Objectifs will ‘photograph’ (e.g. screenshots) and audio/video record this online discussion for the purposes of documentation. We require participants to enter the Zoom call using the same name they have registered with so we may check against the registration list. You may subsequently change your username and switch off your device’s camera if you would prefer not to be photographed or recorded. We will make an announcement about this before we start any documentation.
3. Objectifs is committed to maintaining a safe and inclusive space for this online discussion. By registering for this session, participants agree to abide by the following guidelines:
– Treat all people with courtesy and respect.
– Harassment/discrimination of sexual, physical, vocal, emotional or any other nature based on gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, or religion are not appropriate.

The programmer Partner is Momo Films Co. a Singapore-based film and TV company founded in 2018, and Objectifs Short Film Incubator is supported by Purin Pictures, a film fund that supports independent cinema in Southeast Asia.

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