Audience To Vote Their Favourite Films Through TikTok And Viddsee Till Nov 13
SINGAPORE, 30 OCTOBER – Viddsee, the leading creator platform is thrilled to announce 20 films as finalists for its anticipated Juree Awards Asia 2023. For the first time ever, Viddsee will also partner with TikTok, the global leader for short-form mobile videos, for the Vertical Storytelling Category. TikTok will be supporting the promotion of the Juree Awards Asia on their platform and will also ensure our finalist content gets the maximum viewer exposure it deserves.
The Juree Awards Asia 2023 have received tremendous support with over 300 submissions from creators around Asia, which signals a positive growth for the content creation industry. Other concepts submitted for the Juree Awards Asia include documentaries, narratives and animation.For the full list of shortlisted films, please refer to Appendix A.
With TikTok’s expertise in short-form video content and Viddsee’s strong storytelling community, this collaboration further strengthens and spotlights the region’s finest filmmakers, storytellers, and content creators.
“We’ve garnered over 300 submissions for this year’s edition with a selection of diverse and genre-binding films. The overwhelming amount of submissions provides a positive indicator of the growth of Asian stories and its emerging talents. Today’s creators are bold and unafraid of sharing challenging narratives; using storytelling as a tool to shape conventions and perceptions on issues like poverty, parenthood, grief and loss and even sex work,” said Kenny Tan, Vice President, Studios, Viddsee.
On the collaboration with TikTok, Tan adds, “We’re also ecstatic to join hands with an industry giant like TikTok as this partnership will showcase our commitment to fostering a bigger stage for creators in Asia. TikTok’s platform offers a vast network of audiences which would greatly help our 20 finalists gain larger exposure and boost their careers.”
Viddsee invites audiences to vote for their favourite films; vertical category voting will be done on TikTok and Viddsee
Further enhancing audience engagement, Viddsee announces the launch for its Audience Choice Awards from now until 13 November. In the Open Category, viewers can vote for their favourite films on Viddsee.com. For the Vertical category, TikTok will provide an additional platform where audiences get to support their preferred films by liking, sharing and commenting.
Doreen Tan, Creator Community and Content Partnerships Lead, TikTok Singapore shared “As the leading destination for short-form mobile video, TikTok recognises the power of storytelling in connecting and inspiring the wider community. Through this collaboration with Viddsee, we hope to provide a platform for filmmakers and content creators to showcase and express their talent, while fostering a deeper appreciation for Asian storytelling on the global stage.”
Five films will be selected for Juree Awards Asia 2023 where the Gold and Silver Awards for the Open Category, the Grand Prize Award for the Vertical Storytelling Category and two Audience Choice Awards which will be determined by Viddsee’s audience network.
Stay tuned for updates on the Juree Awards Asia where the award ceremony is expected to be held exclusively LIVE on TikTok December 8.