Big Eyes, Big Minds - Singapore International Children's Film Festival is the first and only film festival in Singapore dedicated to kids ages 2 to 18. The festival screens diverse and imaginative films from around the world to educate, enrich and inspire kids. Big Eyes, Big Minds also runs a sister film festival in St. Louis, Missouri.

All selected films are in competition for Best Animated Film, Best Live-Action Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Film For Kids Under 5, Best Film By Young Filmmaker, Special Jury Prizes as well as the Audience Choice Award.

Submitted films will also be considered for Big Eyes, Big Minds - International Children's Film Festival of St. Louis.
Films should be completed no earlier than 2020.
Films should be in English or subtitled in English.
Submissions to the Young Filmmaker category should be followed by an email to with an image of a photo identification showing the director's date of birth.
Filmmakers must have the rights and clearances for all content, including music.
Films with graphic violence, sexual themes, or profane language will not be selected.

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  • Barbara Brunner

    I was so happy to be part of Big Eyes, Big Minds - Singapore International Children's Film Festival with my shortmovie "Miles Away", communication was easy and I hope to attend with my next film.

    September 2019
    Response from festival:

    Thanks, Barbara! We can't wait to see your next film!