NewsMaker Awards – Singapore 2023
Date : Thursday, 16 March 2023
Time : 8:00am to 1:00pm
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 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, the immersive digital video-news making software. Each team will then complete and submit its video by 1pm on the same day. The videos will 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 video’s overall aesthetic appeals. The winners will be announced on 9th April 2023 at the Speak Good English Movements' Facebook page. Also, all winning schools will also be notified via email too.

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 : Click Here to Register
Registration Closing Date : 23 February 2023
Vacancies Left : 12
 
Judges: : (To be announced later)
 
Prizes : Gold Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
3 x Gold Award Certificate (for students)
Silver Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
3 x Silver Award Certificate (for students)
Bronze Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
3 x Bronze Award Certificate (for students)
Merit Award -
1 x Team Trophy (for school)
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)

Event Timetable

Time Activity
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Registration
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome Address by Mrs Elaine Quek, Principal
Safety Briefing
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM NewsMaker Software Training
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Tea break
10:00 AM - 12:45PM Video Production
12.45 PM - 1:00 PM Submission of Video
1:00 PM Dismissal