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[OPINYON] #WeHealAswang

Apr 15, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'Napaluhod ako sa altar at nangako sa Poon na hinding-hinding hindi na ako mag-iisip pa ulit ng apocalypse scenarios…dahil nangyayari sa totoong buhay'

Pinoy science docus reap awards in 3rd Indie-Siyensya film contest

Dec 06, 2018 - 5:29 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 7 films earn the nod of judges and selected viewers in the 3rd Indie-Siyensya Filmmaking Competition

HOOQ's new contest to turn scripts into TV series

May 03, 2017 - 11:30 AM

HOOQ s Filmmakers Guild will give 30 000 each to 5 filmmakers in order for them to produce a pilot episode of their dream TV series

DLSU CommCon 2.0: How stories, communities can spark change

Aug 01, 2016 - 3:34 PM

The narrative of a story really changes as more people get involved with it You don’t even attempt to contain it it gains a life of its own…so how it is framed and received is critical

STORYTELLING. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks about how communities and creative storytelling can change the status quo. Photo by Janelle Paris/ Rappler

Unique Saudi course puts women in vanguard of film study

Mar 26, 2016 - 1:51 PM

The film course is the only program of its kind in the conservative country which lacks a film industry and has strict restrictions on women

From medicine to movies: Aspiring doctors make advocacy film

Oct 08, 2015 - 12:26 PM

A group of Ateneo medical students produce their own film entitled Mga Kwentong Tsubibo to explore the very context in which health is accessed and delivered the social cultural and economic factors

[Executive Edge] Viddsee's aim of empowering filmmakers

Oct 06, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Viddsee s plans for the Philippines include helping filmmakers reach more audiences across the world

Top industry professionals share tips with aspiring filmmakers

Jun 15, 2015 - 3:46 PM

The Reality Film Lab a non profit filmmaking workshop opens its doors to aspiring film practitioners

Student filmmakers come together for UP Cinema’s Piling Obrang Vidyo

Jan 20, 2015 - 4:33 PM

Press release: Calling all student filmmakers here s your chance to showcase your works

Bansil sisters: Storytellers even in captivity

Mar 02, 2014 - 1:08 PM

In the jungles of Sulu Linda and Nadjoua talked about stories and future documentaries

FREED. The Bansil sisters face media during a press conference in Sulu, held days after their release. Photo by Rappler/Richard Falcatan

Cinemalaya 2014 accepting entries for Short Feature Category

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:34 PM

Entries to the Short Feature Category of the 2014 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition are now being accepted

Student filmmakers converge at UP Cinema competition

Jan 02, 2014 - 3:15 PM

Now on its 10th year UP Cinema s Piling Obra video competition continues to be a venue for student filmmakers to show their works

'Gravity' director Cuaron: Oscar talk premature

Oct 17, 2013 - 11:12 AM

The truth is thinking dreaming about it no It is too early says acclaimed Mexican director

ANOTHER MILIEU. 'Gravity' continues Cuaron's film work beyond his native Mexico. Photo: Warner Bros.

Docu on love and migration opens Cinemalaya

Jul 27, 2013 - 4:03 PM

Jazz in Love is not just about a gay love story It s about love says filmmaker Baby Ruth Villarama

ALL ABOUT LOVE. Villarama's docu, she says, isn't just about a gay relationship. Poster from Voyage Film Studios

2 Filipino films screening at Cannes

Apr 18, 2013 - 11:02 PM

Death March and Norte Hangganan ng Kasaysayan to screen at the Cannes Film Festival in May

Image obtained from the Cannes Film Festival website

No more melodramas: Farewell, Direk Danny

Mar 15, 2013 - 9:42 AM

The esteemed filmmaker behind some of Philippine cinema’s most memorable dramas has passed away

SHOOT, HE’S GONE. Danny Zialcita at his prime spot: behind the camera. All images from the Danny Zialcita Facebook fan page

The films of Cinema One Originals

Nov 30, 2012 - 5:46 PM

Get to know the featured films at this year s festival

Auraeus Solito's 'Baybayin'

'Top Gun' director on drugs when he jumped to death

Oct 23, 2012 - 9:19 AM

Top Gun director Tony Scott had traces of anti depressant and sleep inducing drugs in his body when he jumped from a California bridge

A YOUNGER TONY SCOTT with Tom Cruise on the set of 'Top Gun.' Image from Facebook

US slams bounty offer for killing of filmmaker

Sep 24, 2012 - 7:53 AM

The US slams a Pakistani official who offered a bounty for the killing of the American behind the anti Islam film

US police protect suspected anti-Islam filmmaker

Sep 14, 2012 - 7:37 AM

The man suspected of producing a crude film lampooning the Prophet Mohammed has been placed under police protection

Wong Kar Wai to lead Berlin film fest jury

Aug 29, 2012 - 7:45 AM

The Chinese director rose to international fame in 1994 s Chungking Express

CHINESE DIRECTOR WONG KAR Wai. Screen grab from YouTube (sukdi100)

Chris Martinez: Bringing Pinoy humor to life

Aug 13, 2012 - 7:18 PM

Meet the brilliance behind Ang Babae sa Septic Tank and Unitel s forthcoming I Do Bidoo Bidoo

DIREK CHRIS MARTINEZ. Photography by Cholo dela Vega. Grooming by Georginna Desuasido.

Raya Martin: The enigma that is

Aug 01, 2012 - 7:36 PM

He s outgoing playful and chatty But this filmmaking dynamo is a genius through and through

DIREK RAYA MARTIN. Photography by Cholo dela Vega. Grooming by Georginna Desuasido.

John Torres: Out of his shell

Jul 26, 2012 - 10:04 PM

The young filmmaker has gone from reluctant to daring

DIREK JOHN TORRES. Photography by Cholo dela Vega. Grooming by Georginna Desuasido

AFP filmmakers: the camera is fiercer than the gun

Jul 03, 2012 - 6:20 PM

Soldiers take a course in basic filmmaking as part of efforts to help improve the image of the Philippine military