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PANOORIN: Ito na ba ang bagong karaniwan?

May 04, 2020 - 6:46 PM

This short film by Rappler’s Jeff Digma tells the story of the lockdown in Luzon as seen from the eyes of a boy, who watches helplessly as the situation spirals out of control

[OPINYON | Wikapedia] Paanyayang magsulat ng COVID-19 – Coronavirus Dagli

Apr 04, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Sa buong buwan ng Abril, inaanyayahan namin kayong sumulat ng kuwento na iikot sa COVID-19. Gamit ang 19 salita, susulat kayo ng daglî. I-post ito sa Facebook at i-tag ang Rappler at ang Foundation AWIT.

SEC approves short selling guidelines

Jan 02, 2020 - 6:45 PM

The guidelines approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission limit short sale transactions to companies comprising the PSEi

PUP Sta. Mesa students win MMFF 2019 top prize for short film

Dec 28, 2019 - 6:24 PM

'Pamana ni Lola' tells the story of Alissa, a teenager who is slowly discovering what it means to grow up in their household

April Short is ready to bring the World Top Model title to the Philippines

Dec 08, 2019 - 3:33 PM

April is set to compete in the World Top Model competition in Monte Carlo on December 14

Filipino short films honored at Viddsee's 3rd Juree Awards Philippines

Oct 10, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Viddsee Juree Awards is an annual industry pick awards ceremony celebrating the best short films from Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines

Caloocan mayor wants repeal of ordinance vs women wearing shorts

Mar 28, 2019 - 11:24 AM

Incumbent Mayor Oscar Malapitan says women should have the freedom to wear what they want when in Caloocan

Facebook launches short form video app Lasso in bid to win teens over

Nov 10, 2018 - 6:05 PM

The app is Facebook's answer to Tik-Tok, the popular social media platform that lets users record and share short videos with licensed tracks

#ShortScares: Scare us in 5 words

Oct 31, 2018 - 8:05 PM

What's your 5-word horror story?

Movie reviews: All 9 films in the 2018 Cinema One Originals Festival

Oct 21, 2018 - 1:04 PM

Which films stood out?

ASEAN-Korean Centre announces short film competition

Aug 18, 2018 - 1:58 PM

Calling all budding filmmakers!

Cinemalaya 2018: The 10 short films

Jul 06, 2018 - 6:47 PM

Which of these Cinemalaya 2018 short films will you watch?

PSE to launch short selling

Jun 25, 2018 - 7:13 AM

Philippine Stock Exchange president and CEO Ramon Monzon is confident short selling will 'help improve liquidity in our market'

Call for entries: Short film contest on Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Jun 14, 2018 - 9:55 AM

All entries must be submitted on or before 30 September

Martial Law film competes at ASEANnale after Active Vista win

Mar 07, 2018 - 9:07 PM

'Retrospektib' focuses on the story of 3 male activists who try to escape the atrocities of the Narkos regime

'Skated with our hearts': Virtue and Moir win stunning gold

Feb 20, 2018 - 5:12 PM

'We knew today we'd put in a fantastic performance, gave it all we had, we skated with our hearts,' Scott Moir says of his record-breaking ice dance Winter Olympics win with fellow Canadian Tessa Virtue

HEARTS. Canada's Tessa Virtue and Canada's Scott Moir compete in the ice dance free dance of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 20, 2018. Photo by Roberto Schmidt/AFP

4 local anthologies you should be reading right now

Jan 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Time to upgrade your library with these reads by Filipino writers

Timothy Chalamet, Nicole Kidman, and more star in New York Times’ horror shorts

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:52 PM

The year's best actors star in minute-long nightmares produced by NYT magazine

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Menyampaikan kejujuran dalam tulisan nonfiksi

Oct 28, 2017 - 10:05 PM

Berbeda dengan fiksi, saat menulis cerita nonfiksi penulis dituntut untuk lebih terlibat dan membuat banyak keputusan

PENULIS. Francesca Rendle-Short, penulis yang menerbitkan buku-buku non-fiksi dan Co-director dari non/fictionLab di Australia. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

No winner for the Short Story for Children category at the Palancas

Sep 04, 2017 - 4:56 PM

We didn t want to compromise the integrity of Palanca says one of the judges this year

Youth-oriented films to watch over the long weekend

Aug 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The 12 final entries carry out youth issues including child labor youth in conflict with the law out of school youth teenage pregnancy and mental health

WATCH: The sweet love story that's making the internet swoon

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:47 AM

The wordless animated film about the love between two boys is viewed 2 million times a day after it debuted on YouTube

IN A HEARTBEAT. The animated short film has become so popular, people want to see it turned into a full-length film. Screengrab from In a Heartbeat Animated Short Film YouTube

How can you protect your health?

Jul 25, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Watch Piolo Pascual and his friends discuss how you can make sure health won t be a financial issue in the future

How our personal relationships make life brighter

Jun 17, 2017 - 3:27 PM

Sun Life Financial launches short films that show how true love isn’t about grand gestures – it’s about the real helpful ways we show it

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Producer, directors of 'Nakaw'

May 03, 2017 - 3:02 PM

The Filipino short film Nakaw is set to screen at Cannes 2017 Join us as we talk to directors Arvin Belarmino and Noel Escondo and producer Patsy Ferrer on their journey to Cannes

Photo courtesy of Cut Print Productions

#PugadBaboy: Alternative Careers

Mar 24, 2017 - 11:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: A Keen Sense of Smell

Jan 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Call for entries: Sorok Short Film Festival

Jul 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

This year s theme “OFW: Lakbay Puso aims to honor the bravery of our modern day heroes the OFWs

WATCH: Brillante Mendoza’s Father’s Day short film

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:31 AM

Max s Restaurant and Brillante Mendoza produce a heartwarming film just in time for Father s day

PH rice farmers use SMS service to improve yield

Jun 08, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The top queries that the service receives are on seed quality and varietal information pest management seed availability and nutrient management

SHORT FILM: Deathigner

Jun 06, 2016 - 7:25 AM

Death takes a humorous turn in this Taiwanese animation

SHORT FILM: 32 degrees Celsius fall in love

May 21, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Things get strangely heated up during an armed robbery

Lav Diaz wins short film prize in Germany

May 17, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Lav Diaz wins the Principal Prize at the 62nd International Short Film Festival for his 16 minute film Ang Araw Bago ang Wakas

LAV DIAZ. The filmmaker behind the 8-hour epic 'Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis' wins another prize in Germany for his 16-minute film 'Ang Araw Bago ang Wakas.' File photo by Britta Pedersen/EPA

Science says: 8 ways shorter men are at a disadvantage

Mar 30, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Various studies show shorter men are behind – and not just in height

SHORT FILM: Kat's Diary

Mar 28, 2016 - 6:51 PM

Heartbreak hardly spells the end of the world

Can an 'Airbnb for offices' fly in Southeast Asia?

Mar 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM

FlySpaces connects small businesses with short term work spaces riding on the global coworking trend and giving entrepreneurs flexibility and savings in the process

SHORT FILM: Roche Limit

Mar 08, 2016 - 1:46 PM

Will these two childhood friends take their friendship to the next level?

Conor McGregor: UFC’s devourer of short-notice opponents

Mar 05, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Since making his UFC debut 4 of McGregor s 8 original opponents were forced to withdraw because of injury

SHORT-NOTICE FOES ARE HIS SPECIALTY. Conor McGregor, seen here entertaining the fans during the UFC 196 weigh-in, is no stranger to facing last-minute replacements in his bouts. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

SHORT FILM: The Story Of 90 Coins

Feb 29, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Can you put a price on love?

SHORT FILM: Second Chance

Feb 17, 2016 - 1:49 PM

In love sometimes people could become selfish

'Spotlight,' 'The Big Short' scoop Writers Guild wins

Feb 14, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Spotlight takes best original screenplay while The Big Short wins best adapted screenplay

SHORT FILM: Where's Grandpa Mê?

Feb 08, 2016 - 4:54 PM

How do you explain a loved one s death to a child?


Jan 26, 2016 - 1:14 PM

How does one deal with a new life?

SHORT FILM: Wilds Are Not In The Jungle

Jan 25, 2016 - 11:23 AM

How to live with a crime where you become both witness and victim?

'The Big Short' review: Funny business

Jan 20, 2016 - 3:54 PM

[Director Adam] McKay explains the complications of Wall Street by the two things Hollywood is brimming with – celebrities and sarcasm writes film critic Oggs Cruz

Photo courtesy of United International Pictures

Hollywood awards season kicks off with Golden Globes

Jan 08, 2016 - 10:34 AM

The Golden Globes where The Big Short Joy and The Martian are nominated is seen as an indicator of awardees destined for an Academy Award

GOLDEN GLOBES 2016. Matt Damon, Jennifer Lawrence, and Steve Carell are just some of the nominees for this year's Golden Globes. File photos by Paul Buck/Peter Foley/Andy Rain/EPA


Jan 04, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Two survivors find humor in the dreary aftermath of a nuclear explosion

SHORT FILM: Fervent Wish (Mithi)

Jan 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Backpacker meets barrio lass – will there be a happily ever after?


Dec 28, 2015 - 12:40 AM

Things have a way of catching up with you

Straightforward hosts online holiday sale

Dec 17, 2015 - 6:26 PM

The local clothing line s second annual sale offers more variety than ever before