Oliver Stone to Head Inaugural ScreenSingapore Jury in June

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The Hollywood Reporter's Maggie Lee will also serve on the jury.

BEIJING -- Oliver Stone will head the short films jury at the inaugural ScreenSingapore in June, the Southeast Asian city state’s Media Development Authority and organizer Experia said on Tuesday.

From June 5-12, three-time Oscar winner Stone will head a jury comprised of Singaporean director Eric Khoo, RGM Media Founder and CEO Devesh Chetty, and Maggie Lee, The Hollywood Reporter’s chief Asia film critic.

“The Asian Short Film Awards is an opportunity for the global film community to recognize upcoming Asian filmmakers,” Aubeck Kam, the MDA’s CEO said in a statement. “It is our hope that this Award will do the same for a new generation of Asian filmmakers.”

The jury will short-list the top three films, then Stone will pick the winner. The winner will have his or her travel to and accommodation at the awards ceremony in Singapore paid for and walk away with a SGD$20,000 ($15,665) cash prize sponsored by RGM Media.