Pinoy films haul 6 awards in Malaysia

AREA.pngFilipino filmmaker Luisito “Louie” Ignacio and actress Ai-Ai delas Alas won Best Director and Best Actress, respectively, for their film Area while four other Filipinos also bagged awards in the third ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching, Malaysia last May 6. SEYMOUR…

FDCP, SM Cinema launch Cine Lokal

Cine Lokal3The Film Development Council of the Philippines recently partnered with SM Cinema in its efforts to strengthen its commitment to support Philippine cinema as well as champion independent films. Cine Lokal, a new cinema line which aims to house award-winning, independent films and FDCP programs in select SM Cinema branches across the country, will be launched this month. SEYMOUR…

Instituto Cervantes, FDCP present Espacio Femenino Film Series

07 La Fiesta de Otros.jpgIn celebration of the International Women’s Month, Instituto Cervantes partners with the Film Development Council of the Philippines to screen a series of women-themed Spanish films at the FDCP Cinematheque Centre Manila, Ermita, Manila. 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…

Social thriller, ode to nature lead WPFF awardees

WPFF Tres MentirasTres Mentiras (Three Lies), a social thriller directed by Spanish filmmaker Ana Murugarren, won the Grand Festival Prize in the Main Competition of the World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) – Philippines 2015 while An Kubo sa Kawayanan, an ode to nature by award-winning writer-director Alvin Yapan, topped the Filipino New Cinema (FNC) category during the film festival’s awards night held at the SM Mall of Asia Center Stage. 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…