Singapore Satellite: 4th Unofficial Google Plus Film Festival
StoryCode Singapore presents
Singapore Satellite: 4th Unofficial Google Plus Film Festival (UGPFF)
Date: November 15, 2014 (Sat.)
Venue: One Maker Group (@ National Design Center #01-02)
Ticketing: opening soon
18:40-19:20 Panel discussion “Web series & shows - content creation for a new audience generation” (live stream)
19:20-19:30 Q&A (live stream)
19:30-20:00 Live Hangout SG/USA (live stream)
THE ONLINE FESTIVAL
Celebrating Cinema with the World.
This is a global, interactive, online film festival that brings the festival experience live to audiences across the world. In its 4th year, this festival is free to view/attend and features:
90 minute blocks of the world’s best short films and web series
Educational film panels allowing a live interaction/Q&A with industry professionals
Live networking opportunities via Google+ Hangout between filmmakers and the audience/attendees
Interconnected live audience screenings in select cities across the world including Wellington, New Zealand, Singapore, Chennai, India, Tijuana, Mexico and more
Where Can One Watch?
By occuring online, the Unofficial Google+ Film Festival (UGPFF) can be attended/viewed from nearly any location in the world. It reaches a true live, global audience. People can watch the festival from their home or at local venues who are projecting the screenings.
Who Can Attend?
There is no fee for anyone to watch these festival screenings online, so anyone with a computer / tablet / smartphone can attend and participate. The potential audience watching this festival is anyone in the world with an internet signal or mobile network connection. Offline venues can charge a nominal fee for admission.
The Annual UGPFF is scheduled to take place from Nov. 14 - Nov. 30, 2014.
This festival is scheduled to occur at the end of each year’s film festival season.
Live Global Interaction with Filmmakers and the Audience:
Anyone can view the content online, chat via Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or Google+ Hangouts. This event has been free during the live event.
Official website: http://www.ugpff.com/
Documentation of the previous three UGPFF: http://j.mp/1urZsTv
LIVE SINGAPORE SATELLITE
Since 2013, UGPFF is holding live events around the world additionally to the festival’s main online program. For the second time the festival will hold a satellite event in Singapore.
Organized in partnership with StoryCode Singapore the satellite will mix networking with expert panel discussion. Live hangouts will give local participants a chance to connect with other web content creators around the globe.
This year’s panel discussion will focus on the emerging web series and web show culture in South East Asia. What business models have been proven successful and how can local creators produce entertainment for the Millennial generation.
Attendees can bring their own notebooks or tablets in order to be able to participate directly in the Hangouts. We will provide internet access and technical support where needed.
• Derek Tan (co-founder Viddsee)
• Christian Lee, Jason Chan (co-founder/directors BananaMana Films)
• Neo Beng Poh (filmmaker at Neoimages)
• Marco Sparmberg (Senior Transmedia Producer MediaCorp)