Call for Entries: Singapore Shorts ’24


SINGAPORE SHORTS is an annual showcase organised by the Asian Film Archive that celebrates the boldness and diversity of Singapore short films. The programme will feature a broad range of new works chosen by an esteemed selection panel. There will be online discussions with the filmmakers, critical writings, as well as a special guest curated programme.

Final Submission deadline: Sunday, 31 March 2024

Screenings will be held at the Oldham Theatre in August 2024.

More information and submission criteria in the link above.

Selection Panel


Aditi Shivaramakrishnan

Aditi Shivaramakrishnan works as an editor, writer, and speech-to-text interpreter in Singapore.

She has worked on art books, comics, and young adult fiction titles at National Gallery Singapore, Difference Engine, and Epigram Books. She is interested in intergenerational conversations that surface immigrant experiences and ideas, and her collaborative, interview-based pieces on this topic have appeared in Portside Review and SEASONINGS Magazine.

A former manager at Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, Aditi has also moderated Q&As for the Singapore International Film Festival and contributed to its annual festival guides. Her arts writing has been published in ArtsEquator, Esplanade Offstage, Jom, and elsewhere


Izyanti Asa’ari
Creative Director/Writer

Izyanti Asaari is co-founder of creative studio, Fellow Design. Their works are often seen in arts, heritage and community domains, anchored by the craft of storytelling for the public, in public spaces. In addition to the studio’s practice, she has been published in anthologies, New Singapore Poetries (Gaudy Boy), To Let the Light In (Sing Lit Station) and This is Not A Safety Barrier (Ethos Books).




Kin Leon
Sound Artist

Kin Leon is a sound artist, composer and music producer from Singapore. His soundtrack for ‘The Breaking Ice’ by Anthony Chen premiered at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, and his score for ‘Baby Queen’ by Lei Yuan Bin premiered at the Busan International Film Festival in 2022. He has also designed numerous sonic installations – notably for the ArtScience Museum, London’s Architectural Association with Sean Gwee, and Happy House for Singapore Art Week.

As an artist, Kin Leonn releases music with KITCHEN. LABEL; his production credits include collaborations with Yeule, Moderat, and Lucinda Chua. Kin Leonn is a first-class graduate of the London College of Music, and a 2021 recipient of the Spike Stent Award.”


Natalie Ng
Marketing & Communications Executive, Asian Film Archive
Natalie Ng manages the social media, marketing and communications of the Asian Film Archive. She has overseen the exhibitions for Retrospective: Wong Kar-Wai and Comic Relief: Film Retrospective and Exhibition on Wang Sha and Ye Feng. Natalie is also a film writer and regularly interviews filmmakers, contributes and edits for the Melbourne based Asian cinema website Filmed in Ether.
Her writing has also been featured in The Big Issue and Meld Magazine. She has also previously worked for the Melbourne International Film Festival and contributed to the Singapore International Film Festival. 

Wesley Leon Aroozoo

Wesley Leon Aroozoo is an artist with 13 Little Pictures, an educator with LASALLE College of the Arts and is pursuing his PhD at RMIT University at the School of Media and Communication.

Wesley’s medium-defying works spanning across literary arts, film, television, performance and theatre have been awarded at the Singapore Book Awards, nominated at the Busan International Film Festival and was a Finalist at the Epigram Books Fiction Prize.

Always exploring new disciplines, Wesley took to the stage in 2022 and 2023 at The Arts House with his engaging performance The Overhead and This is Not a Bench at Storyfest. Wesley received his Master of Fine Arts from New York University and Bachelor of Fine Arts (with honours) from Nanyang Technological University.

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