QCinema calls its 2021 edition “Jump Start” as it celebrates cinema’s great rebound

With the gradual reopening of cinemas, Cinephiles have more reasons to nourish an inflow of excitement. QCinema International Film Festival returns with a hybrid edition from November 26 to December 5 with in-person screenings at Gateway Cineplex 10 and online streaming via KTX.ph. “This will be the first film festival to be held after cinemas opened …

QCinema Announces Asian Shorts Program for 2021 edition

With a month to go before its 2021 edition, QCinema International Film Festival launches new titles under its new Asian Shorts program for its hybrid festival. Showcasing fresh new voices from Southeast Asia, the Asian Shorts line-up features recent titles that have competed in major festivals abroad. It shines a spotlight on emerging Asian names in the festival …

QCinema Shorts 2021 Finalists Unveiled

QCinema International Film Festival’s #QCShorts are back. Festival organizers announce the six entries chosen to compete in this year’s #QCShorts competition. Each film will receive a production grant worth P350,000 with ownership of film rights. These films will premiere in this year’s QCinema that is set for the last quarter of this year. QCinema Festival Director Ed …

QCinema Unveils Lineup for Hybrid Edition this 2020

QCinema International Film Festival stages a hybrid festival with an edgy line-up for its special edition for 2020.    Known for its well curated films in this side of Southeast Asia, QCinema Special Edition returns with a slate that will either be streamed online or physically screened with a limited audience. It will take place from …

QCinema Offers Aid to COVID-hit Film Industry

This unprecedented time has prompted QCinema International Film Festival to launch pandemic-responsive initiatives to help keep the film industry alive. Festival organizers announce a QCinema Completion Fund for independent films forced to halt production and post-production during the pandemic lockdown and a partnership with Inter-Guild Alliance (IGA) for QCinema Special Industry Assistance Fund. “Since the start of the pandemic, Quezon City has …

Janine Gutierrez Stars in Rae Red’s Official Entry to QCinema Int’l Film Festival ‘Babae at Baril’

A girl, a gun, and desperate times. After being pushed to the edge most of her life, a girl discovers how much power owning a gun can give her and decides she’s had enough of being the underdog.   CIGNAL ENTERTAINMENT, in partnership with EPICMEDIA, present BABAE AT BARIL, an official entry to the QCinema …

WINNERS: The 7th QCinema International Film Festival

Here are the winners at the Quezon City International Film Festival (QCinema) 2019: QCShorts Competition Audience Choice Award: Excuse Me Miss, Miss, Miss by Sonny Calvento Jury Prize: Tokwifi by Carla Pulido Ocampo Best Film: JUDY FREE by Che Tagyamon Asian Next Wave Competition Audience Choice Award: Cleaners by Glenn Barit Gender Sensitivity Award: Babae …

Exciting Films Revealed for QCinema’s Seventh Installment

International and local films that are must-sees, that thrill, raise awareness, or spur the imagination are to be screened in the 2019 version of the QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema) Considered as a flag-carrying international film festival in the country, QCinema will feature cinematic treasures from October 13 to 22, 2019 at the Gateway Mall, Ayala …

Lineup for QCinema Documentaries for 2019 Revealed

A 41-year-old learning the ABCs, a woman living her life between Saudi Arabia and the Philippines, and an alien recounting the lives of Filipino men and women – these stories highlight the lineup of documentary films for this year’s DocQC category at the QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema).   For its seventh edition, QCinema will …