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, …

QCinema International Film Festival Announces This Year’s #QCShorts Grantees

A refreshingly diverse program of themes and styles are in store for all viewers in QCinema’s 10th year, which will blaze the big screens in November. This year’s winning short films examine cinema and interrogate space created, recreated, and destroyed through it. Its roster covers a range of concerns — from a reflexive attempt to save …

Sagip Pelikula honors Vilma Santos, to feature her digitally restored film ‘Karma’

ABS-CBN Film Restoration pays tribute to the Star for All Seasons, Vilma Santos, in the latest edition of “Sagip Pelikula Spotlight” on KTX.ph, featuring her digitally restored film “Karma” this April. Apart from “Karma,” audiences can watch more of Vilma’s memorable and award-winning performances in “Haplos,” “Tag-ulan sa Tag-araw,” “Langis at Tubig,” and “In My …

Dokyu Power Fest Culminates with In-Person Screening of Writing With Fire

Dokyu Power culminates with the two things we all miss: watching on the big screen and listening to a concert. Slated on April 9, 2022, Araw Ng Kagitingan, Dokyu Power closes with a festival concert that t is open to the public and free of charge. It will be held at the Liwasang Diokno, located at the Commission on Human …

TBA Studios takes part in Yuchengco Museum’s inaugural online film festival

TBA Studios, one of the Philippines’ leading film production and distribution companies, will have some of its groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed works be featured in the first ever online film festival spearheaded by the Yuchengco Museum. Starting February 22, 2022, movie fans can watch a variety of titles from renowned directors as well as up-and-coming student …

Ticket2Me Breaks Ground Again as it Launches Southeast Asia’s First Micro Film Festival – ‘IKLI!’

In partnership with the Movement for Good Governance (MGG), YouthLed PH, YouthVote Philippines, and Rappler, Ticket2Me, the country’s leading independent creator monetization platform, pioneers again by launching IKLI: The Philippines’ First Super Short Film Festival. Inspired by other microfilm festivals around the world, IKLI is an annual, online film festival initially featuring three categories – …

Timely film ‘Kun Maupay Man It Panahon’ took seven years and 11 production companies to become a reality

With the recent news about the devastation brought by typhoon Odette hitting the headlines, the subject of the Metro Manila Film Festival entry film Kun Maupay Man It Panahon (which opens in theaters nationwide on December 25) is as timely as ever. The globally recognized drama film starring Charo Santos, Daniel Padilla and newcomer Rans Rifol, tells …

Christian Bables top-bills Jun Robles Lana’s ‘Big Night!’ at MMFF 2021

One of the most anticipated local events of the season, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), formally returns to theaters after releasing the list of official entries this year. Among the contenders that made it on the roll is Jun Robles Lana’s dark comedy, Big Night! Produced by Cignal Entertainment and IdeaFirst Company, together with …

‘i get so sad sometimes’ gets top award in this year’s QCinema

Trishtan Perez’ short film, i get so sad sometimes wins #QCShorts Best Picture in this year’s edition of QCinema International Film Festival.  i get so sad sometimes is about a high school teenager who secretly spends his time on the internet with a mature man whose face he still hasn’t seen yet.  The film is cited for its keen observation …