Through Green Lenses: A Semakau Mini-documentary/Film Making Contest 2012‏

The National Environment Agency and The Nature Society (Singapore), with the support of National Geographic Channel, have organized a mini-documentary/film making contest titled Through Green Lenses: A Semakau Mini-documentary/Film Making Contest 2012.

The contest aims to promote awareness of the rich biodiversity on Semakau (Singapore’s unique offshore landfill), and gives budding documentary and film makers the rare chance to capture Semakau’s natural beauty and win great prizes! Winners will also get to meet National Geographic Explorer Zeb Hogan, host of highly-rated documentary ‘Monster Fish’.

Through Green Lenses is a mini-documentary/ film making contest where you have the chance to capture and showcase the unique co-existence of waste management and rich biodiversity on Semakau. Semakau is a unique offshore landfill located south of the main island of Singapore, and also co-functions as a recreational destination for nature lovers. It boasts of scenic landscaping and vibrant biodiversity, making it the perfect stage for you to show your appreciation of nature and exhibit your documentary/ film making talents.

Here’s your chance to go to Semakau to film its interesting flora and fauna and win attractive prizes.

1st prize: Legria HF R 26 and cash worth $1500
2nd prize: Legria FS 46 and cash worth $1000
3rd prize: Legria FS 406 worth $500

Theme: Unique Co-existence of Waste Management and Rich Biodiversity
Duration of mini-documentary/film: 3 minutes or less

Important dates

22 Apr 2012 (2:00pm – 3:30pm)
Video skills workshop by professional film maker cum briefing session at Environment Building auditorium (along Scotts Road)

28 Apr 2012
Filming on Semakau
– You will have to provide your own video cameras.
– Lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.
– You will be loaned binoculars to enhance your nature viewing experience.

To register, download Entry Form.

Participation details:
– This competition is open to all Singaporeans and PRs above 12 years old.
– Participants can register either individually or in pairs.
– A registration fee of $10 per team applies.
– Registration is restricted to the first 45 teams that submit their Entry Forms and full registration fees to us.
– For enquiries, please email

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