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…

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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…

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…

‘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…

Ricky Lee receives IFFM Lifetime Achievement Award in New York

iffm-ricky-leeVeteran screenwriter Ricky Lee was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Scriptwriting by the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) in New York. 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…

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…