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Film Festivals

Local and international film festivals.

SINE HALAGA

Sine Halaga Film Fest now showing worldwide!

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in partnership with the Negros Cultural Foundation (NCF) is launching Sine Halaga Film Festival to showcase 12 Filipino films highlighting cultural values mainly through video-on-demand platforms. An opening program will kick off the online film festival on August 25, 2021 at 6PM which will be broadcast …

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Call for Entries: QCinema Short Film Competition

QCinema is now accepting entries for their 2021 short film competition. Selected film projects will receive 350,000PHP production grant with ownership of the film rights. REQUIREMENTS:All are required, except when indicated. All files must be in PDF format. Completed QCinema 2021 online application form; Short synopsis, maximum of three (3) paragraphs; Logline, optional; Treatment, full synopsis; …

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My French Film Festival 2021

My French Film Festival 2021 Goes Online

My French Film Festival launches its online platform – MyFrenchFilmFestival.com this 2021 to present its 11th edition running from January 15 to February 15, 2020. With this new online channel, they aim to reach more filmmakers and enthusiasts around the world, especially the younger generation.  Anyone can access all the films under its festival roster …

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JFF Made 30 Japanese Films Available to Watch Online For Free

On its 5th year, the Japanese Film Festival brought its screenings online through their JFF Plus Online Festival. 20 countries, including the Philippines, will have a chance to watch 30 Japanese Films on scheduled screenings, all for free. With the slogan, “Japanese Film Anytime, Anywhere.” JFF is a project of Japan Foundation, the country’s spearhead …

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Head Shot for BABAE AT BARIL in this year’s Gawad Urian

Babae at Baril written and directed by Rae Red, a 2019 QCinema International Film Festival finalist is the big winner of this year’s Gawad Urian by claiming five awards including the Best Picture award and the Best Actress award for its lead character played by Janine Gutierrez. The official winners were announced by the Manunuri …

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ICYMI: CINEMALAYA 2020 goes worldwide thru iWantTFC!

The biggest indie film festival in the country is set to sail globally.  Cinemalaya is a prestigious film competition held annually during August, which aims to showcase the hidden gems and exceptional flares of Philippine Independent Films. Each year, ten outstanding films from the breed of new filmmakers will compete for the highly coveted Balanghai …

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BINISAYA MASTERCLASS

BINISAYA VIRTUAL MASTERCLASS 20 20 – Oct. 17

For aspiring filmmakers out there, quarantine lockdown might be a perfect time for you to learn the art of filming. As various film festivals and markets shift to the virtual world, producers and filmmakers also adapt to the new normal set up by pitching their projects online. Learn some tips and tricks from film experts …

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QC Shorts

QCinema: Send your short films “depicting lighter side of quarantine life,” have a chance to win 50k.

QCinema is looking for short-short films depicting the lighter side of quarantine life. Six shorts will be selected and will win P50,000.00 each! The pandemic can’t keep artists from producing their masterpieces. At the comfort of your own homes and with the easily-available video equipment like mobile phone, you can make your own short film. …

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SAMA ALL! Tuloy ang Pista: 4th Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Goes Online

In its 4th year, Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino decides to continue its run by pivoting to the online world.  With the temporary closure of movie houses across Metro Manila like Cinema Centenario because of the COVID-19 pandemic, film festivals like PISTA NG PELIKULANG PILIPINO are also affected. But wait, don’t fret! Film enthusiasts like you …

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4 Filipino Films Made it to Busan International Film Festival 2020

“Cleaners” by Glenn Barit and “Death of Nintendo” by Raya Martin are two of the official selections on Busan International Film Festival 2020 under the A Window on Asian Cinema Category. While the two short films, “How to Die Young in Manila” by Petersen Vargas and “Kids on Fire” by Kyle Nieva are competing under …

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Shooting stopped due to pandemic? Need fund for your indie film? QCinema might help you.

It is heartwarming to know that the Quezon City government through QCinema is also thinking about the filmmakers during this trying time of pandemic. Today, they announced “The QCinema Completion Fund for Independent Films.” Independent feature filmmakers who felt the economic hit by the pandemic can apply for the grant to fund their film – …

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Winners: Viddsee Juree Awards Philippines 2020

Viddsee Juree Awards Philippines 2020 broadcasted live their awarding ceremony on Viddsee, YouTube and Facebook last September 13. James Allen Fajardo’s “The Boy Who Bleeds in the Middle of the Sea” won the gold award. Jury citation: “A meditative film that leaves the audience with a desire to know more, this coming-of-age is set against …

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Gawad Urian 2020 Nominees

GAWAD URIAN 2020 LIST OF NOMINEES

Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino announced through their Facebook page earlier today the official list of nominees for the 43rd Gawad Urian.  For its last two festival seasons, Cinema Centenario has been the official venue partner of the award-giving body through our CineManunuri Film Festival. Announcement of winners is scheduled on October. Due to our current …

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