Ricky Lee workshop selection process set on Sept. 4

Ricky Lee workshop1Writers Studio, in partnership with the University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI), will spearhead the screening and interview of applicants to Ricky Lee’s 15th Film Scriptwriting Workshop at the UPFI Film Studio on September 4. Applicants may come to the venue anytime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. SEYMOUR…

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Danish film starring Mercedes Cabral premieres at Cinemalaya

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard and Mercedes Cabral in Rosita.jpgThe Danish film Rosita, in which acclaimed actress Mercedes Cabral plays the title role, will have its Asian and Philippine premiere at the 12th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on August 13, 6:15 p.m. at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). SEYMOUR…

Ralston Jover adapts Rene Villanueva’s Hiblang Abo from stage to screen

Anna LunaAward-winning filmmaker and scriptwriter Ralston Jover turns Hiblang Abo (Strands of Gray), the late playwright Rene Villanueva’s story of four old men who all ended up in a hospice care facility, into a film for the main competition of the 12th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. SEYMOUR…

Ballet Philippines opens 47th season with Firebird and Other Ballets

WingsWings, the 47th performance season of Ballet Philippines, kicks off with Firebird and Other Ballets from August 19 to 21 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo or CCP Main Theater. SEYMOUR…

Pinoy short film competes in Greece

PIPO6The Filipino short film Pipo, which centers on a boy’s dream of having his family picture taken despite the odds, continues to establish its presence on the world stage after being officially selected to compete at the IndieCrete International Film Festival from August 19 to 21 at the Paradiso Theater in Crete, Greece. SEYMOUR…