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…

Ralston Jover adapts Rene Villanueva’s 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…

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…

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…