Cinemalaya 2022 goes to Cinema ’76

Competition films from the recently concluded 18th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival will be shown in Cinema ‘76 Anonas starting August 24, Wednesday to August 30, Tuesday. This will give a chance for indie fans and movie audiences who were not able to catch the screenings at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and other …

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 …

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 …