Making a documentary film is not easy and a filmmaker needs all of these qualities and more. The Endeavours Documentary Film Festival, as its name suggests, recognises people’s endeavours. It will showcase documentary films about people and their lives and recognise great filmmaking.

The festival will take place from 13 – 17 May 2015 at the Arts House, within the Old Parliament House, on the banks of the Singapore River and The Projector the new Independent cinema on Beach Road.

This is a competition festival with four juried awards:

    • Best Documentary.
    • Best Short Documentary (up to 30 minutes total running time).
    • Best Asian Documentaries.
    • The Emerging Filmmaker Competition (open to new filmmakers based in Singapore).