Organised by Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (SFCCA), Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and Chinese Daily Lianhe Zaobao, “My Singapore Future” Micro Film Competition concluded with an Award Ceremony at the SCCC on 24th June 2017. Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development & Second Minister for Finance, together with some 500 audience witnessed the birth of this edition’s winners, 13 entries from the competition clinched the awards.

Over 500 guests attended the “My Singapore Future” Micro Film Competition Award Ceremony

Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development & Second Minister for Finance invited to attend as our Guest-of-Honour

This year’s theme for Micro Film Competition is “My Singapore Future”, against this backdrop, the organisers had specially arranged a Robot named Vivi to partner with Singapore’s popular host Danny Yeo to co-host the Award Ceremony.

Robot Vivi as special host for this year’s Micro Film Competition Award Ceremony

The biggest winner for this year’s Micro Film Competition went to “Joss Sticks and Paper Shop”《纸品店》from the Open Category whom clinched not only the Gold Award but also the Best Director Award and Best Actor/ Actress Award. The Micro Film “Joss Sticks and Paper Shop” depicts the story of an elderly father close to retirement, his only wish is to pass this business which he had inherited from his father to his only daughter.

However, his young daughter had no interest in this old trade, whose interest lies only in fashion and aspired to work in fashion-related fields. When his daughter suffered setbacks from work and came back to help his father in his shop, she started to appreciate his father’s work. She started to realise that his father possessed the qualities which she lacked terribly in terms of work attitude and interpersonal relationships. Henceforth, her attitude towards her father and the business started to change…

Sibling Dynax Yiu Wing Ho and Judy Yiu Kit Ki who directed “Joss Stick and Paper Shop” together clinched the top 3 awards

Main lead in “Joss Sticks and Paper Shop” Larry Low receiving his Best Actor award from SFCCA President Mr Chua Thian Poh

Student Category Gold Award winner goes to “A Warmer Community” and receiving their award from Dr Zhou Zhao Cheng Co-Chairman of “My Singapore Future” Micro Film Competition and SFCCA Members Affairs Committee Chairman

In an effort to strengthen the mission and to enhance participation, the organisers introduce “Singapore Online Video Award” for the public to nominate the videos that best define our “Singaporean-ness”. “The New Guy in Town” by Wah!Banana won the award.

Associate Prof Foo Tee Tuan, Chairman of Judging Panel and Director of Singapore University of Social Science UniSIM Centre for Chinese Studies presenting the “Singapore Online Video Award” to the winner Wah!Banana

Group photos with the guests and award winners

Special mention to violinist Ms Lina who performed 2 songs as our special guest during the Award Ceremony.

Melodious performance brought by Violinist Ms Lina

 

“My Singapore Future” Micro Film Competition Award Name list

Singapore Online Video Award
《The New Guy In Town》

Most Popular Micro Film
– Gold Award:《屋檐下的孩子》Children Under the Roof
– Silver Award:《棋》Places I call Home
– Bronze Award 《便当》Lunch Box

Student Category
– Gold Award:《温暖的社区》A Warmer Community
– Silver Award:《舞。艺》
– Bronze Award:《幕后英雄》

Open Category
– Gold Award:《纸品店》Joss Sticks and Paper Shop
– Silver Award:《安静》Still
– Bronze Award:《屋檐下的孩子》Children Under the Roof

Most Creative Award
《安静》Still

Best Actor Award
刘龍徫  Larry Low 《纸品店》Joss Sticks and Paper Shop

Best Director Award
姚詠豪  &  姚潔琪  Dynax Yiu Wing Ho & Judy Yiu Kit Ki
《纸品店》Joss Sticks and Paper Shop

Awards winning films are available for viewing for the public at the official page: http://microfilm.zaobao.com/2016.