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International Film Camp changes the lives of young Asian filmmakers

For five days, 16 young filmmakers from Asia gathered at the Sands China facilities in Macao to learn from some of the industry’s best professionals. In the end, eight of them received financial and logistical support to bring their short films to life and showcase them at international festivals

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Browse the article gallery to find out everything that happened at the International Film Camp:

Sands China promotes aspiring Asian filmmakers

Sands China and the Asian Film Awards Academy jointly organized the International Film Camp, which provides one-on-one mentorship to participants, with the final eight selected films receiving financial support for filming. Find out how the camp nurtures a new generation of Asian film talent.

“The seed is planted here”

Singaporean Director Anthony Chen, one of the mentors at the International Film Camp,  shared his thoughts on Macao’s film industry with Plataforma.

Five days that were worth it on their own

The two directors, whose short film proposals were selected through the experience of participating in the International Film Camp, found it to be an unforgettable experience. It helped them realize the kind of film they truly wanted to make.

The 16 projects selected from over 500 applications

Participants from Hong Kong, Macao, Mainland China, Japan, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Mongolia took part in the event. The 16 short films cover a wide range of genres, including dramas, magical realism, action, comedy, and horror.

Get to know the advisors and mentors present at the IFC

Throughout the 5-day camp, a team of professional instructors, consisting of experienced directors, screenwriters, and producers, will offer personalized guidance to the participants. Get to know them.

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