Ready, get set, let’s go to Komiket!

KomiketThe Filipino Komiks Art Market (KOMIKET) will launch its biggest event of the year from October 14 to 15 at Centris Elements, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City. SEYMOUR…

Benilde teams up with La Salette for free workshops

SOS15Volunteers from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde recently conducted free summer training workshops at the Escuela de Nuestra Señora de La Salette in Dagupan City. SEYMOUR…

Books, roses abound at Día del Libro

rosas_lowIn celebration of Día del Libro or the International Book Day, Instituto Cervantes, the cultural arm of the Embassy of Spain, will once again be abuzz with cultural and fun activities on April 22, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. SEYMOUR…

KOMIKET gears up for its 3rd year

komiketArtists, writers, readers and enthusiasts are expected to converge again in the third Filipino Komiks and Art Market (KOMIKET). This year, there will be two different events — the February 25 (Saturday) Komiks and Art Market at the Elements at Centris and the February 26 (Sunday) Artist Talks at the U-View Theater at Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City. SEYMOUR…

Ricky Lee releases new book

kanl5After five years, award-winning screenwriter and author Ricky Lee comes out with his latest book Kung Alam N’yo Lang: Mga Kuwentong Pambata Para sa mga Hindi na Bata, a collection of four stories told from the point of view of four children. SEYMOUR…

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…

Ralston Jover adapts ‘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…

Ricky Lee to hold 15th film scriptwriting workshop for free

Ricky Lee6.JPGAfter more than 14 years, award-winning screenwriter Ricky Lee will resume conducting his free workshop to selected individuals who want to learn how to write scripts for film and those who want to improve on their writing. The workshop will be held every Sunday starting November. SEYMOUR…

CCP to confer highest award on Nora Aunor, Ricky Lee, 11 others

CCP logoThe Cultural Center of the Philippines will award the Gawad CCP Para sa Sining 2015 to 11 individuals, including acclaimed actress Nora Aunor and notable scriptwriter and fictionist Ricky Lee, and two organizations for their outstanding contributions to Philippine arts and culture on September 17 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). SEYMOUR…

A tribute to the screenwriter

Ricky Lee

Ricky Lee, who has written memorable bodies of work that made it to notable movies like Himala, Jaguar, Salome, Moral, Karnal – films that introduced new subjectivities that tackled taboos and modern moralities in Philippine cinema – will be honored by the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Mass Communication (CMC) on August 26 at the UP Film Center. SEYMOUR…