GUIDE: Cinema One Originals 2019 runs Nov 7-17

For its fifteenth year, Cinema One Originals loudly and proudly declares what it’s stood for all these years, originality in all its permutations, and challenging old and new audiences if they’re ready for the Cinema One Originals Experience—an experience that goes beyond cinema, beyond cinephilia, beyond entertainment.  Venues Fresh, cool, vibrant, inclusive, brave, original. TheContinue reading “GUIDE: Cinema One Originals 2019 runs Nov 7-17”

GUIDE: Danish Film Festival 2019 runs Oct 9-13

Shangri-La Plaza’s Danish Film Festival offers an engaging glimpse of Danish cinema. Witness everything from a 1950s masterpiece to the reunion film of Aga Mulach and Alice Dixson. Shangri-La Plaza gives everyone the opportunity to witness the wonders of Danish cinema with the Danish Film Festival on October 9 to 13 at the Red Carpet.Continue reading “GUIDE: Danish Film Festival 2019 runs Oct 9-13”

Regine Velasquez returns to the big screen via C1 Originals filmfest

Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid finally marks her big screen comeback as she stars in “Yours Truly, Shirley,” an official entry to the highly anticipated 2019 Cinema One Originals film festival. The Nigel Santos-directed comedy picture—one of the eight C1 Originals competition films this year—features the beloved songstress as a widow who believes a young popstarContinue reading “Regine Velasquez returns to the big screen via C1 Originals filmfest”

GUIDE: QCinema International Film Festival 2019

Now on its seventh year, the QCinema International Film Festival will run from October 13 to 22 in select cinemas in Quezon City. Venues Trinoma, Gateway, Robinsons Galleria, Cinema ’76 Anonas, Cinema Centenario, and Cine Adarna at UP Diliman. Ticket Information Ticket price at mall venues (Trinoma, Gateway, Robinsons Galleria) is at 200 pesos perContinue reading “GUIDE: QCinema International Film Festival 2019”

GUIDE: 13th Int’l Silent Film Festival Manila runs Aug 30-Sep 1

Now on its 13th year, the International Silent Film Festival in Manila runs over the weekend of August 30 to September 1 at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura Premier. Admission to all screenings is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Who says silent films are boring? CertainlyContinue reading “GUIDE: 13th Int’l Silent Film Festival Manila runs Aug 30-Sep 1”

Spears Films presents two competition films at Cinemalaya 2019

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2019 to be held from August 2 to 13 is doubly special for Albert Almendralejo’s Spears Films because the company is presenting two films. Last year, Albert, a former GMA 7 executive-turned-filmmaker was so happy that his directorial debut—the documentary “Journeyman Finds Home: The Simone Rota Story”—was shown inContinue reading “Spears Films presents two competition films at Cinemalaya 2019”

QCinema announces documentary lineup for 2019

A 41-year-old learning the ABCs, a woman living her life between Saudi Arabia and the Philippines, and an alien recounting the lives of Filipino men and women – these stories highlight the lineup of documentary films for this year’s DocQC category at the QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema). For its seventh edition, QCinema will showcaseContinue reading “QCinema announces documentary lineup for 2019”

QCinema Film Festival 2019 announces six short film entries

The QCinema Film Festival (QCinema) prepares for another year of showcasing Filipino talent, announcing its new set of grantees. Running from October 13-22, 2019, QCinema has chosen six short films from emerging local filmmakers for its QCShorts Competition. QCinema has grown to become one of the most anticipated film festivals in the country. Now onContinue reading “QCinema Film Festival 2019 announces six short film entries”

Cinema One Originals 2019 finalists revealed

The eight official finalists of this year’s Cinema One Originals Festival have been announced by Cinema One Channel Head and Festival Director Ronald Arguelles through their Facebook page. The following films are provided with 3 million pesos each as seed grant from Cinema One: Ascendant (religious drama/mystery) By Sherad Anthony Sanchez A mysterious death inContinue reading “Cinema One Originals 2019 finalists revealed”

QCinema 2019 grantees revealed for Asian Next Wave tilt

QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema) brings success for filmmakers another notch higher as it announces that its list of grantees will now be entered in the competition in its segment, the Asian Next Wave (ANW). For the past six years, QCinema provided grants to new and seasoned filmmakers entering its Circle Competition, a category for local independentContinue reading “QCinema 2019 grantees revealed for Asian Next Wave tilt”