15 Mar '11, 10am

Oliver Stone to head jury for Asian Short Film Award: SINGAPORE : Singapore is hosting the inaugural Screen Sing...

Oliver Stone to head jury for Asian Short Film Award: SINGAPORE : Singapore is hosting the inaugural Screen Sing...

SINGAPORE : Singapore is hosting the inaugural Screen Singapore in June, with one of the highlights - the Asian Short Film Award - being judged by three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone. The region's film talent will be vying for the best Asian Short Film Award, and the winner - to be handpicked by a jury headed by Hollywood legend Oliver Stone - will go home with S$20,000 in cash and lots of exposure to the industry. Aubeck Kam, CEO, Media Development Authority, said: "This award is a way for us to reach out to any citizen or permanent resident of an Asian country - if you've got a good film, less than 10 minutes, send it to us. "And the best film - we want to celebrate and recognise through this award. Asia is in a very exciting phase of development right now. Clearly, the film industry has a lot of potential for growth." Six major Hollywood studios such as Warner Brothers...

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