AAYFF 2017 Film Submission


This year's AAYFF will be closing for submissions at the end of the week Sunday 12 March

The online submission formmust be submitted and films received before this deadline date. Late entries will not be considered.

What happens next?

The shortlisting committee will be meeting on Tuesday 14 March to review all the films and arrive at a final shortlist. Successful submissions will be showcased before public and industry audiences at the 2017 edition of the AAYFF hosted by Tanglin Trust School on 24 March. Filmmakers will hear if their film has made the shortlist before 17 March.


Submission deadline: 12 March 2017

Shortlisted films published: 17 March 2017

Festival Gala Screening event: 24 March 2017

All filmmakers submitting to this year's festival will be invited to attend the screening event. to find out more to book a seat click here.



The ultimate red carpet student event! seats for the much anticipated aayff screening are now available!

Showcasing the Top 20+ short films with submissions from students at Tanglin and schools across Singapore and Asia.

Supported by Disney, Mediacorp, HBO and JTC, The AAYFF is the first Across Asia Film Festival for young people in age categories from 10-21 years. We have had some incredible short films submitted and the Festival Screening on 24th March promises to be THE MOST GLAMOUROUS event ever held at Tanglin.

Our fantastic judges include, Tom from Disney, CheeK from MediaCorp and Steve from HBO! Great Prizes will be awarded on the night!

This is primarily a student event – it is strictly first come – first served and there are only 300 tickets available. Minimum age 10 years old.

Please click here to book a free online ticket for the student(s) to attend this red carpet event.

The shortlisted films will be announced on Friday 17 March and parents of these filmmakers will also be invited to attend. Seats will be reserved for them.

Event Details

  • The fun starts at 5.30pm on Friday 24th March  on level 1 of the Nixon Building (Bus Bay like you have never seen it before)
  • Expect the event to conclude around 8.30pm
  • Dress code – Prom style, Hollywood glamourous
  • Bring – a your own water bottle – it is Eco week J
  • Delicious food and beverages will be provided
  • Minimum age 10  years old

All students will be supervised for the duration of the event.