About the Singapore International Film Festival
The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is the largest and longest-running film event in Southeast Asia. Founded in 1987, SGIFF has been an integral contributor and catalyst of the independent film industry in Singapore and its region. The Festival is a non-profit organisation and a registered charity with Institution of a Public Character (IPC) status.
About the Film Academy
SGIFF Film Academy (SFA) is the region’s first holistic training initiative to support Southeast Asian film talents and nurture film appreciation among the audience. A launch pad for mentorship, exchange of ideas and strengthening film literary, the developmental programmes – Southeast Asian Producers Network, Southeast Asian Film Lab, Youth Jury & Critics Programme, SGIFF Film Fund, New Waves, Traveling Waves, and Film Immersion Programme for Schools – will enhance the capabilities of the regional film scene collectively.