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2016 Call-for-Proposal for Development Assistance Scheme (Short Film) Open for Submission

Call-for-Proposal (CFP) for Development Assistance (D-Assist) Scheme (Short Film) is now open

Singapore, 1 December 2016: The D-Assist (Short Film) Grant Scheme seeks to fund budding talented filmmakers on their next short film.

Please note the key dates below:

D-Assist (Short Film)
Call-for-Proposal (CFP) Window: 5 Dec 2016 to 6 Jan 2017, Friday, 3pm
Deadline for Response: 6 Jan 2017, Friday, 3pm
Notification of Recommended Projects for D-Assist Grant: Week of 6 March 2017
Selected projects should be completed by: 29 June 2018

How to respond to the CFP

Important: Please read the D-Assist (Short Film) Guidelines here (549.79KB) carefully.

Interested applicants are required to email an SFC officer by 28 Dec 2016 to discuss their projects and eligibility. Please write to if you are unsure who to contact.

The SFC officer will guide you through the submission process and ensure that all required supporting documents are in place. SFC reserves the right to decline any submission that is deemed incomplete by 3pm on the closing date.


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