NCCA, FDCP to bring back restored Filipino films to big screen  

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), through the Metropolitan Theater (MET), and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) partnered in strengthening Filipino films through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last August 31, 2022 held at the MET. The MOU signing was led by NCCA and National Historical Commission of the …

Tirso Cruz III Officially Assumes Position as New FDCP Chairman and CEO  

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 25, 2022 — New Chairman and CEO of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Tirso S. Cruz III has officially assumed his position as the head of the country’s national film agency during his visit to the FDCP office in Manila last July 21. Chairman Cruz and Outgoing Chairperson Liza …

FDCP Celebrates Pride Month with PeliKULAYa International LGBTQIA+ Film Festival

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JUNE 8, 2022 — The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) is celebrating Pride Month this June with PeliKULAYa: International LGBTQIA+ Film Festival in a hybrid format from June 10 to 26. With the theme “Pantay-Pantay, Iba’t Ibang Kulay!,” this year’s PeliKULAYa aims to champion and empower members of the LGBTQIA+ community, …

FDCP’s Film Ambassadors’ Night Returns to Physical Attendance; New Film Ambassadors Grace the Newly Reopened MET  

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, MARCH 3, 2022—After holding the Film Ambassadors’ Night virtually last 2021 because of the pandemic, the celebration finally returned as an in-person event at the newly renovated cultural treasure, the majestic Metropolitan Theater, last Sunday, February 27. Filmmakers, performers, artists, film workers, members of the media, and supportive friends and family celebrated a …

FDCP Counts Down to Film Ambassadors’ Night 2022

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, FEBRUARY 26, 2022 – The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in anticipation of the 6th Film Ambassadors’ Night, gathered friends from the press last February 22, 2022 in Quezon City. The FDCP welcomed more than 40 of their media partners at the Agency’s first in-person press conference after two years of …

CHED, UniFAST, FDCP launch short film lab and filmmaking workshop for RA 10931 beneficiaries

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST), and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) launched two (2) film projects for students to participate in film labs and vlog webinars that will hone and develop their skills in film production. In a virtual press launch, the short …

FDCP to Celebrate First Philippine Film Industry Month this September

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 26, 2021 — Beginning this year, the Philippines will officially celebrate and commemorate the heritage, significance, and legacy of Philippine Cinema through Philippine Film Industry Month in September, an annual month-long observation mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte. The Film Development Council of Philippines (FDCP), as the lead agency in observing Philippine Film …

FDCP Holds Send-Off Press Conference for PH delegates to Locarno Film Fest

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 3, 2021 — As the Piazza Grande reopens in Locarno, 15 Filipino filmmakers are flying in to represent the country for this year’s Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland from August 4 to 14. One of the longest-running festivals in the world that is known as a hub for auteur cinema welcomes the …

FDCP, Quezon City Gov’t Kick Off Bakuna Nights for 1,500 Film & AV Workers

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JUNE 28, 2021 — A total of 1,500 film and audiovisual (AV) workers will be vaccinated during the “Bakuna Nights para sa Film at Entertainment Workers,” a partnership between the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Quezon City (QC) Government’s #QCProtekTODO program. Launched on June 24 at the Quezon City Hall …