Open to all Camera and Phone Users

Themed “Harmony in Diversity,” the Canon Short Film Contest 2023 invites participants to embark on a narrative journey in appreciation of the rich tapestry of cultures that surrounds us.

The contest casts a spotlight on captivating short films that showcase the exceptional experiences that Malaysia has to offer such as culture, racial diversity and travel destinations; while serving as a compelling medium that highlights the flair for storytelling held by our local filmmakers.

Canon has partnered with Nanlite, SanDisk, Sennheiser and Zhiyun to offer an array of attractive prizes to the winners, including videography equipment up for grabs worth more than RM200,000 in total. One lucky grand prize winner will have a chance to walk away with RM 50,000 in prize money. The Canon Short Film Contest 2023 is open to all Malaysian residents aged 18 and above, with entries accepted from 1 September 2023 to 15 October 2023. The contest welcomes entries of short videos between three to ten minutes long, filmed on any brand of cameras or smartphones. There are three categories for entry – Camera, University & Colleges (for university and college students) and Smartphone. Participants can submit their short films through Canon’s official website where the Terms and Conditions for the contest can be found.

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