Singapore Gay BL ‘Getaway’ Nominated at Mediacorp’s Pinwheels Award 2023

The first Singaporean Gay BL web series ‘Getaway’ has been nominated for ‘Content of the Year’ at the Mediacorp’s Pinwheel Award.

(Image: Dear Straight People)

Dear Straight People’s Getaway has been nominated for ‘Content of the Year’ along with the for nominees: Why Study Abroad Changed My Life (heymarkeh), Surprising our producer’s family in Malaysia | Coming home after 2 years (Mothership), and Air Time (James Hausley) at the Pinwheel Award, Singapore’s content creator awards organized by Mediacorp and the winners get a chance to win up to $20,000 in production grants and more.

‘Getaway’ is a five-episode web drama series produced by Dear Straight People and based on an original story from a gay creator and features a gay director along with openly queer actors from Singapore and Thailand.

Watch its Official Trailer here:

The show aims to raise visibility, understanding, and acceptance of Singapore’s LGBTQ+ community by chronicling the highs and lows of Singaporean Sam’s life after his coming out to his conservative father goes horribly wrong.

The first episode premiered on May 23, 2022, and a couple of weeks, on June 19, they announced a crowdfunding campaign for its new season consisting of 5 episodes with 20-min runtime per episode. Help them fund its new season of ‘Getaway’ by contributing to their crowdfunding campaign here: https://igg.me/at/Getaway2


Binge-watch ‘Getaway’ on YouTube: Dear Straight People.

 

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