Pipo short film wins viewer’s choice award in Jamaica

PIPO5.jpgA short film about a boy who wants to have his family picture taken by an old and grumpy photographer for his school assignment won the viewer’s choice award during the Asian and Middle Eastern Film Night of the fifth Gatffest Film Festival in Kingston, Jamaica last June 24. SEYMOUR…

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Pipo short film wins at AnakTV’s Sinebata

PIPO2.jpgA short film which focuses on a boy’s dream of having his family picture taken despite the odds recently won the grand prize in the 8-12 fiction category (based on target audience) professional section of AnakTV’s Sinebata (children’s films) competition held at the Quezon City Experience (QCX) museum. SEYMOUR…

Magtanggol returns to UP after IFFM win

magtanggol8Magtanggol, awarded Most Popular Film at the International Film Festival Manhattan this year, goes back to the UP Film Center for more screenings on November 28, Monday, at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 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…

Magtanggol goes to UP

Magtanggol sa UPMagtanggol, a political whodunit film directed by Sigfreid Barros-Sanchez based on a story by producer and investment banker Juanchito “Jojo” Dispo, will have a special screening on July 9, Saturday, 4 p.m. at the UP Film Center. SEYMOUR…

Filipino filmmaker featured in Taiwan

Legaspi in Taiwan7The South East Asian Migrant Inspired (SEAMi) and Association of South East Asia Art, Cultural Education and Innovation Research in Taiwan recently invited award-winning Filipino filmmaker and UNESCO Laureate artist Richard Soriano Legaspi to screen his films in Taoyuan City, Northern Taiwan as part of a series of week-long cultural exchange events in different venues. SEYMOUR…

FDCP reveals films competing in World Premieres festival

WPFF1The Film Development Council of the Philippines recently named seven foreign films selected to vie in the main competition and eight local films set to compete in the Filipino New Cinema section of the World Premieres Film Festival Philippines 2015, which runs from June 24 to July 7 in select SM cinemas in Metro Manila. SEYMOUR…