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 …

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 …

‘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 …

Jay Altarejos’ controversial film ‘Walang Kasarian Ang Digmang Bayan’ available on KTX this November 30

From pioneering the digital age of New Queer Cinema in the Philippines with his internationally awarded films such as Memories of Forgetting (2020), Jino to MarĪ (2019), Tale of the Lost Boys (2017), Unfriend (2014), Kasal-The Commitment (2014), The Game of Juan’s Life (2009), Antonio’s Secret (2010) – Joselito Altarejos very recently turned his advocacies …

VIVAMAX reaches 1M subscribers, announces Q4 2021 titles

In only nine months of operations, Viva’s VIVAMAX has already reached one million subscribers, a milestone that makes it the Philippines’ fastest-growing streaming platform.  Vivamax started its streaming service in the Philippines before quickly venturing to the Middle East, and Europre. Shortly followed in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and Malaysia. Starting October, Vivamax becomes available …

QCinema International Film Festival partners with KTX for 2021 Edition

With the pandemic far from over and cinemas still closed, QCinema International Film Festival jump cuts the challenges and proceeds again with a hybrid festival.  In 2020, the festival pivoted to the new normal with a festival that featured socially distanced and by-invitation-only physical screenings coupled with online streaming.  This year, from November 26 to …

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 …