Short film festival on the year’s shortest day

The Shortest Day poster.jpgInstituto Cervantes de Manila, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, and Ayala Museum will show four multi-awarded Spanish short films — Consulta 16, Elena Asins-GénesisLuchadoras and Pulse — for free on December 21, the winter solstice and shortest day of the year. The screening is part of El Día Más Corto/The Shortest Day, a short film festival celebrated simultaneously in more than 300 places worldwide. SEYMOUR…

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Ang Larawan gets unanimous “A” from CEB

ang-larawan-mmff-poster.jpgAng Larawan, the lone musical entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, has gotten a grade of “A” from the Cinema Evaluation Board. SEYMOUR…

Award-winning film on teachers screens at Cine Lokal

Maestra poster for Cine Lokal.jpgMaestra, an award-winning film which pays tribute to teachers as modern-day heroes, will be shown at Cine Lokal in eight SM cinemas — Megamall, Mall of Asia, North Edsa, Southmall, Manila, Sta. Mesa, Fairview and Bacoor — starting December 8. SEYMOUR…

Dalit wins Best Short Film, 4 other awards at Sine Negrense

DALIT posterBelle Kay Loyola‘s short film Dalit (Poison) topped the open category of the inaugural Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival awards night held at SM City Bacolod Cinema 4 last November 29. Dalit, which tells the story of a man who has healing abilities and how these affect his personal life, won Best Film, Best Director for Loyola, Best Production Design for Noel Armocillo, Jr., Best Actor for John Arceo and Best Supporting Actor for Louie Dormido. SEYMOUR…

BenildeFilm alumnus wins C1 Originals Best Short Film

Sorry for the Inconvenience poster.jpgCarl Chavez‘s Sorry for the Inconvenience bagged the Best Short Film award at the Cinema One Originals 2017 awards night held last November 19 at the Dolphy Theater in Quezon City. SEYMOUR…

Award-winning Benilde film competes at Salamindanaw

Santa Nena!Tim Rone Villanueva‘s dark comedy Santa Nena! slugs it out with 12 other short films in the Philippine shorts competition of the fifth Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival from November 27 to December 1 at General Santos City in Mindanao. SEYMOUR…

2 FEU short films vie for Viddsee Juree Awards

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Josel Fajardo‘s Caterwaul and Ralph Quincena‘s Dungaw (Look Through) are among the ten short films competing for the Gold and Silver Prizes of the Viddsee Juree Awards on November 25 at the Cinematheque Centre ManilaSEYMOUR…