NewsMaker Awards – Singapore 2019
Date : Thursday, 21 March 2019
Time : 8:00am - 4:30pm
Venue : Raffles Girls’ Primary School
21 Hillcrest Rd, Singapore 289072
Tel: 6468 4377
Objectives : - To cultivate a love for the English Language through the use of innovative and engaging broadcasting technologies.
- To widen students’ knowledge in the project topic through research and collaboration.

Competition Format:

This is a news-broadcasting competition open to all primary schools in Singapore. The participants will use the NewsMaker software to produce videos. Please watch the sample video created using Newsmaker:.

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Each participating school will send a team comprising of three Primary 4 students and one teacher mentor. Each participating school can only send one team.

On Competition day, participants will first learn how to use NewsMaker, an immersive digital video-news making software. After that, each team will be given about 3 hours to complete and submit their videos. The videos will then be assessed by a panel of judges for its content, good use of language, good use of media such as music, video and photos, and the videos overall aesthetic appeal. The announcement of the winners and the prize presentation will be held on the same day.

The top five performing teams will be presented with Gold, Silver, Bronze and (two) Merits Awards accordingly and all participating students will also receive their participation certificates.
Registration : Registration is now closed.
Registration Closing Date : 21st February 2019
No further registration will be accepted once 30 schools have registered or by 6pm on Registration Closing Date, whichever occurs earlier.
Vacancies Left : 0
(To be disclosed later)
Prizes : Gold Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
3 x Gold Medals (for students)
3 x Gold Award Certificate (for students)
Silver Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
3 x Silver Medals (for students)
3 x Silver Award Certificate (for students)
Bronze Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
3 x Bronze Medals (for students)
3 x Bronze Award Certificate (for students)
Merit Award -
Each winning team gets:
3 x Merit Award Certificate (for students)
Organised By :
  1. Raffles Girls’ Primary School
  2. Teevers Pte Ltd
Supported by : Speak Good English Movement (SGEM)
Sponsors :
  1. Times Experience Pte Ltd
  2. Marshall Cavendish Education Pte Ltd
Contact : If you have queries, please email us at:

Event Timetable (tentative)

Time Activity
8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM Welcome address and safety briefing
8:45 AM NewsMaker Software Training
10:00 AM Production
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Production & Submission
2:00 PM Entertainment Program
4:00 PM Prize Presentation
4:30 PM End of Event