Singapore - Local online video platform Viddsee showcases the top 19 finalist animations from Singapore in this year’s 15th Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) DigiCon6 Awards. TBS DigiCon6 Awards is an annual competition which seeks and recognizes talented creators throughout Asia (Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand) and rewards them for their outstanding works.
Viddsee is an online video platform that showcases short films, animations and documentaries from Southeast Asia. Thru the partnership with DigiCon6, Viddsee continues to support local content with its sustained platform for local creators to showcase their works and audience to easily discover quality local content.
“The DigiCon6 entries this year show the maturity and progression in storytelling and craft from young animators in Singapore." adds Ho Jia Jian, co-founder of Viddsee. “We are excited to support DigiCon6 to help surface local talents and their works to a larger online audience.”
This year’s Digicon6 sees entries from professional animators and student animators, and stories from an unlikely friendship between a frog and an ant, to a barefoot dancer performing to collect money for a pair of shoes, to a wandering cyborg searching the remains of a post-apocalyptic Earth.
Also, this year’s contest sees the Viewers’ Choice Award using Viddsee’s micro-rating engine that allows audience to vote films based on its overall quality and technical executions like story, visuals and sound. Audience can vote for their favourite film via the DigiCon6 channel on www.viddsee.com/digicon6. Voting ends on 22nd October 2013 at 23.59 hrs.
The winners from the Open category, Student category, Viewers’ Choice and Judge’s Choice awards will be announced on 23rd October 2013 at the Awards Presentation.
Viddsee is an online video platform for filmmakers and audience of Southeast Asian short films. Built and designed by engineers and filmmakers, Viddsee enables users to easily discover, watch and share regional content on their desktop and mobile devices. Viddsee's vision is to continually grow the community of short film audiences and to enable a wide and accessible market reach for short films. For more information, please visit www.viddsee.com.