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…

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…