Films created should be geared towards the topics selected for the competition year of the Singapore Mental Health Film Festival Youth Competition.
The 2021 Youth Competition topics are:
- Cyber-Bullying & Trauma
- Life Transitions
- Young Caregivers
- Suicide Prevention
Films submitted should not have been screened or submitted to other platforms or festivals prior to SMHFF Youth Competition Premiere, which usually happens annually in April/May.