‘Ringgo: The Dog-Shooter’ bags four awards at World Premieres fest

“Ringgo: The Dog-Shooter” has won a total of four awards at the 3rd World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) 2016: Second Best Picture (Olive Oteyza, producer), Best Actor (Sandino Martin), Best Actress (Janice De Belen), Best Screenplay (Ricky Lee). It is one of the six finalists in the Filipino New Cinema section. Organized by the Film Development CouncilContinue reading “‘Ringgo: The Dog-Shooter’ bags four awards at World Premieres fest”

MOVIE REVIEW: Ku’te (2016)

To be honest, I genuinely don’t like saying bad things about any topic even if I find it absolutely undesirable. Of course, there are some exceptions when it is for the common good that you would say something distasteful, but it’s just that I believe that the world is already full of negativity and IContinue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Ku’te (2016)”

MOVIE REVIEW: EDSA (2016)

(Disclaimer: This is not a political article, this is a film review!) In recent times there has been a false dichotomy setup by the lesser informed that if you say you are anti-Martial Law then logically you would fall into the category of someone supporting the yellow family–this, in truth, is quite a terrible analysis.Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: EDSA (2016)”

MOVIE REVIEW: Memory Channel (2016)

Existentialism is perhaps the most appealing subject to young artists. It’s quite a tempting habit to get into, and it may lead to abuse when you realize how easily you could make yourself appear intelligent with very little effort simply by asking “Why do I exist?” In saying this I think I speak from experience,Continue reading “MOVIE REVIEW: Memory Channel (2016)”

Shang Cineplex participates at World Premieres Film Festival 2016

Shang screens best new films of the World Premieres Film Festival. Leading lifestyle destination Shangri-La Plaza is set to host one of the anticipated runs of the World Premieres Film Festival, the cinematic showcase of critically-acclaimed works and upcoming film directors from across the globe. All the entries in the festival will either make aContinue reading “Shang Cineplex participates at World Premieres Film Festival 2016”

World Premieres Film Festival 2016 to debut Vietnam’s ‘Yen’s Life’ at Uptown Cinemas

Uptown Cinemas kicks off the 3rd annual World Premieres Film Festival at Uptown Mall with an exclusive Gala Premiere of the Main Competition entry, Yen’s Life at Uptown Cinema 1, on June 30, 7:30 PM. READ MORE: GUIDE: World Premieres Film Festival 2016 The event will be attended by acclaimed foreign directors including the international juryContinue reading “World Premieres Film Festival 2016 to debut Vietnam’s ‘Yen’s Life’ at Uptown Cinemas”

World Premieres Film Festival 2016 presents six Filipino New Cinema finalists

The Film Development Council Philippines in cooperation with the Cinematheque Centre Manila proudly present the third World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) slated from June 29 to July 10, 2016. GUIDE: World Premieres Film Festival 2016 The FILIPINO NEW CINEMA section of the Festival is focused on celebrating Filipino filmmaking talent in the country. The FilipinoContinue reading “World Premieres Film Festival 2016 presents six Filipino New Cinema finalists”

Film tech expo IFX all set at the World Premieres Film Festival 2016

In need of new, smarter ways to make your films? A celebration of the future of cinema comes your way via the Mini International Film Expo (IFX), a cool and compact fair of the film industry’s newest technology, at the 3rd World Premieres Film Festival 2016 starting July 1 at the Cinematheque Centre Manila! GUIDE:Continue reading “Film tech expo IFX all set at the World Premieres Film Festival 2016”

GUIDE: World Premieres Film Festival 2016

The Film Development Council Philippines in cooperation with the Cinematheque Centre Manila proudly presents the third World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) slated from June 29 up to July 10, 2016. About the Film Festival The WPFF celebrates the power and magic of film by showcasing the works of film directors from across the globe. FeaturingContinue reading “GUIDE: World Premieres Film Festival 2016”

3 Filipino films from 2015 World Premieres screens for free at Cinematheque Centre Manila

Celebrating the cinema and culture of the Southeast Asian nations, films from the Philippines will screen for free this March alongside ASEAN films at the Cinematheque Centre Manila! Select pictures from the World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) 2015 will delve into worlds only Filipino filmmakers can create, with filmmakers Alvin Yapan, Nestor Abrogena, and RalstonContinue reading “3 Filipino films from 2015 World Premieres screens for free at Cinematheque Centre Manila”