Seven TOFARM Film Festival 2018 finalists announced

The official finalists of the third TOFARM Film Festival were announced during a press conference today at Novotel Manila in Cubao, Quezon City. Out of 119 submitted entries, here are the full-length film category finalists of TOFARM Film Festival 2018: “1957,” a historical drama written and to be directed by Hubert Tibi “Alimuom,” a science fictionContinue reading “Seven TOFARM Film Festival 2018 finalists announced”

Cinemalaya announces 2018 short film finalists; grand prize winner gets P150k

Cinemalaya Foundation Inc. has announced the Short Film Category finalists of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2018. The 10 finalists are the following: Logro by Kani Villaflor Si Astri Maka Si Tambulah by Xeph Suarez Babylon by Keith Deligero Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month by Carlo Francisco Manatad Sa Saíyang Islá (InContinue reading “Cinemalaya announces 2018 short film finalists; grand prize winner gets P150k”

FDCP calls for finished films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018

After the success of last year’s edition of Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will once again be hosting its second year on August 15-21, 2018. In partnership with all the theaters in the country, PPP will be selecting eight (8) films to have their Philippine premiere duringContinue reading “FDCP calls for finished films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018”

GUIDE: Spring Film Festival 2018 offers free movies on Feb 13-18

Now on its 12th year, the Chinese Spring Film Festival will run from February 13 to 18 at the Shang Cineplex, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, EDSA cor. Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City. The five-day event festival will now be simultaneously held in five other cities aside from Metro Manila. They have extended its reach to Baguio City, Cebu City,Continue reading “GUIDE: Spring Film Festival 2018 offers free movies on Feb 13-18”

GUIDE: Hungarian Film Festival 2017

The first ever Hungarian Film Festival in the Philippines will be held on December 1-3, 2017 at Shang Cineplex, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City as presented by the Embassy of Hungary in the Philippines and Shangri-La Plaza. The event will showcase four critically acclaimed films never before screened in the Philippines. Hungarian cinema has a longContinue reading “GUIDE: Hungarian Film Festival 2017”

GUIDE: Cine Latino 2017: The 1st Latin American Film Festival

Cine Latino: The 1st Latin American Film Festival runs on December 6-10 at Shang Cineplex Cinema 4, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong. The event features a wide selection of films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Venezuela. Admission Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are distributed 30 minutes before every screening time. Screening SchedulesContinue reading “GUIDE: Cine Latino 2017: The 1st Latin American Film Festival”

WATCH: All trailers for 8 entries of Metro Manila Film Festival 2017

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) executive committee has officially announced the last four films to complete the 8 entries to the 2017 edition. The announcement was done this afternoon at Club Filipino in San Juan. The four entries selected from finished films are the following: Deadma Walking from T-Rex Entertainment, directed by Julius Alfonso,Continue reading “WATCH: All trailers for 8 entries of Metro Manila Film Festival 2017”

WATCH: Top 10 finalists of Viddsee Juree Philippines 2017

Fresh, innovative and inspiring stories have been chosen to vie for top honors at the Viddsee Juree Philippines, a festival of short films that aim to celebrate and support filmmaker communities in Asia. Viddsee Juree Awards is an initiative celebrating the entertainment industry’s picks of Asian short films from all genres: fiction, documentary and animation.Continue reading “WATCH: Top 10 finalists of Viddsee Juree Philippines 2017”

GUIDE: Cinema One Originals Festival 2017

The 13th Cinema One Originals runs on November 13-21 at Trinoma, Glorietta, Gateway, UP Cine Adarna, Cinema 76 and Cinematheque with an extended run on November 22-28 at the Power Plant Mall. Walang Takot. The tagline of the 13th Cinema One Originals translates into “fearless” in English and is more than an apt descriptor forContinue reading “GUIDE: Cinema One Originals Festival 2017”

GUIDE: QCinema International Film Festival 2017

Now on its fifth year, QCinema International Film Festival 2017 will run from October 19 to 28 at the following venues: Trinoma Cinemas, Gateway Cineplex, Robinsons Movieworld Galleria, U.P. Town Center Cinemas, and Cinematheque Centre Manila. Since its foundation in 2012, the Quezon City Film Development Commission (QCFDC) has been providing grants to help filmmakersContinue reading “GUIDE: QCinema International Film Festival 2017”