PH dance major wins in Malaysia

OLIVIA4Olivia Bugayong, a third year dance student from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, recently won the bronze medal in the senior category of the second Malaysian International Ballet Grand Prix. SEYMOUR…

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2nd German Film Week kicks off Sept. 27

2nd German Film WeekThe second German Film Week opened last September 27 with the Philippine premiere of My Brother Simple (Simpel, 2017) at the SM Mall of Asia Cinema 4. German filmmaker Markus Goller, whom the Goethe-Institut flew in especially for the occasion, gamely answered questions from the audience after the screening. SEYMOUR…

FDCP honors Film Ambassadors

caretaker-director-seymour-sanchez-flanked-by-fdcp-executive-director-wilfredo-manalang-and-fdcp-chair-and-ceo-liza-dinoThe Film Development Council of the Philippines recognized the creativity and global achievements of recent international film festival winners during the Film Ambassadors Night 2017 held last January 31 at the FDCP Cinematheque Manila Open Grounds, T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila. SEYMOUR…

‘Caretaker’ short film wins Active Vista Audience Choice Award

caretaker-consultant-richard-legaspi-receiving-award-from-lourd-de-veyra2A short film which tackles brotherhood, parenthood and belongingness recently bagged the Audience Choice Award in the Active Vista International Human Rights Film Festival short film competition. SEYMOUR…

Filipino short film wins in Egypt

08 Jahzeel Abihail Cruz with the award for Caretaker beside Alaa Nasr.jpgThe short film Caretaker, directed by advocacy filmmaker Seymour Barros Sanchez and produced by Red Room Media Productions, recently won second place in the short fiction category of the sixth CAM International Festival for Short Films in Cairo, Egypt. SEYMOUR…

‘Taklub’ opens French filmfest

TaklubAfter receiving a special commendation from the Ecumenical Jury at the recent Cannes Film Festival, Brillante Mendoza’s film Taklub (Trap) will be screened during the opening night of the 20th French Film Festival on June 3 at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 1. SEYMOUR…