FDCP National Registry Open For On-site Registration on Aug. 30-31

After announcing the creation of the FDCP National Registry last August 2 at Limbaga 77, the Film Development Council of the Philippines will now be holding on-site registration for all film workers who wish to avail of the benefits and services of the Registry.  As a database of all active film workers, the FDCP National Registry ensures the monitoring, protection, and provision of basic social services to all active … Continue reading FDCP National Registry Open For On-site Registration on Aug. 30-31

HOOQ Filmmakers Guild Reveals Erik Matti as the First Judge for the Philippines

PHILIPPINES, 03 July 2017 HOOQ – the largest Video on Demand service in South East Asia – today announces their latest addition to the judging panel is renowned director Erik Matti who will lend his hand in the selection progress of this South-East Asia wide project that aims at turning the most imaginative TV series ideas of filmmakers into reality, thus celebrating Asia, the nation … Continue reading HOOQ Filmmakers Guild Reveals Erik Matti as the First Judge for the Philippines

Star Movies is Now Fox Movies, Celebrates New Look on June 10

(Philippines – June 10, 2017) – Home to the most popular and critically acclaimed films in the Philippines, Star Movies officially changes to FOX Movies on 10 June 2017. To celebrate, FOX Movies will show 52 blockbuster movie titles for 52 nights, beginning 10 June to 31 July. Tune in for an exclusive nightly line-up of the best Hollywood hits, including 24 blockbuster film premieres … Continue reading Star Movies is Now Fox Movies, Celebrates New Look on June 10

Pres. Duterte to Attend SM Cinema & FDCP’s Cine Lokal Launch

The Film Development Council of the Philippines, in partnership with SM Entertainment will launch Cine Lokal on April 19, 2017 with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as the Guest of Honor. The event will be held at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City with cocktails at 6 PM and the main program at 7 PM. The Philippine premiere of Director Mel Chionglo’s award-winning film Iadya Mo Kami will follow the program, … Continue reading Pres. Duterte to Attend SM Cinema & FDCP’s Cine Lokal Launch

FDCP heads Philippine Delegation to Hong Kong Filmart

In fulfillment of its mandate to undertake activities that will promote the Filipino local film industry in foreign markets, the Film Development Council of the Philippines is heading the country’s delegation to the 2017 Hong Kong Filmart on March 13-17 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibit Centre. As one of Asia’s largest entertainment market, the HK Filmart boasts of around 800 exhibitors from 60 counties and … Continue reading FDCP heads Philippine Delegation to Hong Kong Filmart

FULL LIST: Winners of the 89th Academy Awards

And the Oscar goes to.. Here are the winners of the 89th Academy Awards: BEST PICTURE: Moonlight BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE: Emma Stone (La La Land) BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Viola Davis (Fences) BEST IN DIRECTING: Damien Chazelle for La La Land BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM: … Continue reading FULL LIST: Winners of the 89th Academy Awards

Guillermo Del Toro Confirms “Hellboy 3” Isn’t Happening

Last month, writer-director Guillermo del Toro promised he would talk to Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and star Ron Perlman on making the long-awaited, fans-clamored third installment of the Hellboy series. Now, del Toro has taken to Twitter to announce that the sequel will not happen. Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will not happen. And that is to be the final … Continue reading Guillermo Del Toro Confirms “Hellboy 3” Isn’t Happening

Smurfs Team Up with UN in 2017 for a Happier, More Peaceful and Equitable World

(New York, NY – 15 February, 2017) – The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation. Watch the featurette “International Day of Happiness 2017 – Small Smurfs Big Goals”  The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed … Continue reading Smurfs Team Up with UN in 2017 for a Happier, More Peaceful and Equitable World

FDCP Partners with Optical Media Board for International Festivals

The Film Development Council of the Philippines and the Optical Media Board on February 7, 2017 signed a Memorandum of Agreement to mainstream the release of clearances for Filipino films participating in international festivals and film featured for cultural exchange programs. Signed by FDCP Chair Liza Diño and OMB Chair Anselmo Adriano, the Agreement would allow for faster processing of OMB clearances for Filipino films … Continue reading FDCP Partners with Optical Media Board for International Festivals

Ayala Malls Cinemas’ www.sureseats.com Advances Via Globe Telecom, Inc.

Ayala Land, Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc. recently signed a partnership for the development of Ayala Malls Cinemas’ online movie ticketing site, www.sureseats.com.  With this joint endeavor, Ayala Malls Cinemas’ SureSeats will be more up-to-date and user-friendly as moviegoers navigate to book the most anticipated films and choose their preferred seats.  Globe’s technological advancement will help create a wonderful experience as more exciting features will be … Continue reading Ayala Malls Cinemas’ www.sureseats.com Advances Via Globe Telecom, Inc.