Awards & Prizes

OPEN Category

  • Gold
  • S$5000 Cash + Trophy
  • Silver
  • S$3000 Cash + Trophy
  • Bronze
  • S$2000 Cash + Trophy

STUDENT Category

  • Gold
  • S$4000 Cash + Trophy
  • Silver
  • S$2000 Cash + Trophy
  • Bronze
  • S$1000 Cash + Trophy

Popularity Awards

  • Gold
  • S$2000 Cash + Trophy
  • Silver
  • S$1000 Cash + Trophy
  • Bronze
  • S$500 Cash + Trophy

*The Most Popular Micro Film prizes are awarded to entries that receive the highest online votes. Winners may be from the same category.

Special Awards

  • Best Creative Micro Film
  • S$3000 Cash + Trophy
  • Best Director
  • S$3000 Cash + Trophy
  • Best Actor/ Actress
  • S$2000 Cash + Trophy
  • Best Environmental Micro Film
  • Limited Edition Captain Green Plushie + Trophy

Singapore Online Video of the Year

Submit your nomination now for the "Singapore Online Video of the Year" award!

Nominate any online video which best represents Singapore. The producer/production company of the selected short film will receive an S$800 cash prize. Should your nomination become the award winner, you will have the chance to win a cash prize of S$200 too. Both Nominators and Nominees will be invited to attend the Microfilm Competition Award Ceremony.

  • The nominated video must contain Singapore related theme/s and must have been published on an online platform. Multiple nominations by an individual are accepted. The publication date of the video has to be from 1st Jan 2023 to 30th March 2024. The deadline for nomination is 26th April 2024.
  • Should there be 2 or more nominators for the award-winning video, the prize will be allocated via a randomised lucky draw to only ONE (1) of the nominators.
  • The Organisers, in their sole discretion, may prohibit or disqualify any nomination deemed inappropriate. The Organisers also reserve the right to refuse to screen a video.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to make the final determination as to which films are eligible for the Competition. Neither the identities of the adjudicators nor their decisions will be disclosed to the competitors and/or the public, nor are said decisions and/or the identities of the said adjudicators open to questioning, objections, appeals from you and/or the public. All decisions made are deemed final and conclusive.

Award Ceremony

Winners' list shall be announced on zaobao.sg. Winners will be invited to attend the award ceremony on 29 June 2024.

Judging Criteria

Judging criteria for the two main categories (Open and Student) are as follows:

  • 25%Theme expression
  • 25%Creativity
  • 25%Narrative structure
  • 25%Production quality

Criterias for other awards

Best Director

Only one Best Director Award will be awarded in “My Singapore Rhapsody” Micro Film Competition. Judging criteria is as follows:

  • Language usage
  • Actor(s) performance
  • Overall style

Best Actor/ Actress

Only one Best Actor/ Actress Award will be awarded. Judging criteria is as follows:

  • Language usage
  • Physical performance
  • Overall performance

Best Creative Micro Film

Only one Best Creative Micro Film award will be awarded, and it will be based on the jury members’ decisions.

Most Popular Micro Film

Most Popular Micro Film (Gold, Silver and Bronze) will be awarded to 3 entries that receive the highest votes online.

Singapore Online Video of the Year

Singapore Online Video of the Year: Video Producer (S$800 Cash), Nominator (S$200 Cash)

  • The nominated video must contain Singapore related theme/s and must have been published on an online platform. Multiple nominations by an individual are accepted. The publication date of the video has to be from 1st Jan 2023 to 30th March 2024. The deadline for nomination is 26th April 2024.
  • Should there be 2 or more nominators for the award-winning video, the prize will be allocated via a randomised lucky draw to only ONE (1) of the nominators.
  • The Organisers, in their sole discretion, may prohibit or disqualify any nomination deemed inappropriate. The Organisers also reserve the right to refuse to screen a video.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to make the final determination as to which films are eligible for the Competition. Neither the identities of the adjudicators nor their decisions will be disclosed to the competitors and/or the public, nor are said decisions and/or the identities of the said adjudicators open to questioning, objections, appeals from you and/or the public. All decisions made are deemed final and conclusive.

Judges

Judges