FDCP’s Film Ambassadors’ Night Returns to Physical Attendance; New Film Ambassadors Grace the Newly Reopened MET  

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, MARCH 3, 2022—After holding the Film Ambassadors’ Night virtually last 2021 because of the pandemic, the celebration finally returned as an in-person event at the newly renovated cultural treasure, the majestic Metropolitan Theater, last Sunday, February 27. Filmmakers, performers, artists, film workers, members of the media, and supportive friends and family celebrated a …

FDCP Counts Down to Film Ambassadors’ Night 2022

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, FEBRUARY 26, 2022 – The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in anticipation of the 6th Film Ambassadors’ Night, gathered friends from the press last February 22, 2022 in Quezon City. The FDCP welcomed more than 40 of their media partners at the Agency’s first in-person press conference after two years of …

CHED, UniFAST, FDCP launch short film lab and filmmaking workshop for RA 10931 beneficiaries

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST), and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) launched two (2) film projects for students to participate in film labs and vlog webinars that will hone and develop their skills in film production. In a virtual press launch, the short …

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 …

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to have PH online premiere via FDCP Channel

2019 multi-awarded French historical drama movie ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ is finally getting a Philippine release online via FDCP’s online platform fdcpchannel.ph starting June 4. In 18th century France a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse without her knowing. Therefore, Marianne must observe her model by day …

FDCP and The Manila Times Partner for Sine Sandaan in TMT Online Streaming Platform

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 — Amid the current pandemic, even the film industry has found it necessary to explore creative ways of sharing and continuing to thrive. The internet and online streaming, in particular, has been a significant tool for providing such platforms, as the industry continues to hold events while maintaining necessary safety …

FDCP Celebrates Philippine Cinema With an Eventful September

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 — With the many changes faced by the country and the rest of the world this year, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has been continuing its efforts in supporting, promoting, and empowering the local film industry. In the last few months, this support has come in the …

French Film Festival to Showcase Philippine and French Cinema

Now on its 24th year, the French Film Festival in the country started last June 12, 2019 as organized by the Embassy of France in the Philippines and supported by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). The Festival offers an alternative form of cinema with a lineup of 15 contemporary French films that …

FDCP Hosts its First Session of Film Development in Davao

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) continues its developmental programs for the empowerment of regional cinema with the first-ever Southern Voices Film Lab (SOVOLAB), which aims to advance and develop feature film projects from Mindanaoan filmmakers. Seven (7) projects in script development from first, second, and third-time filmmakers from Mindanao have been selected …