Overseas Participation Grant

The Overseas Participation Grant supports media professionals who have been selected for international programmes and platforms that are designed to develop their skills and projects, and build up their international connections and perspectives.

A film project lab is typically defined as a programme or course specifically created to further the development of an individual’s skillsets or project in areas such as film directing, producing, scriptwriting etc.

Besides participation at film labs, the Overseas Participation Grant (OPG) also supports participation at prestigious awards/competition events and project development platforms

Grant Amount

IMDA will support up to 100% of Qualifying Cost Items or up to $20,000, whichever is lower.

Qualifying Cost Items are as follows:

For participation in film labs:

• Round-trip Economy Airfare

• Accommodation for the purposes of the film lab

• Film lab participation fees

For participation in project development platforms or awards/competitions:

• Round-trip Economy Airfare


Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents who are:

• Selected and invited to a renowned film lab; or

• Selected and invited to a project development platform, or nominated for a prestigious award at selected awards/competitions.

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