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Detour is clear winner at the Singapore Short Film Awards

Published on Mar 2, 2014 10:16 AM
Detour, winner for Best Fiction. -- FILE PHOTO: THE SUBSTATION

Filmmaker Michael Kam, 46, won big at the Singapore Short Film Awards at The Substation on Saturday night.

His seven-minute film Detour, about a taxi driver and his two squabbling sons, won all four categories it was nominated for, including best performance, best script, best director and the top prize for best fiction film, which came with an award of $10,000 worth of post-production from media production house Infinite Studios.

It was one of 20 nominees across 13 categories, including best art direction, best editing and best sound.

Other winners included Ms Natalie Khoo and Ms Teo Qi Yu, both 19 and recent graduates of the School of the Arts, who won the category of best documentary for their film, titled On Such And Such A Day, At Such And Such A Time.

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