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 – …

‘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 …

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 2021 to feature two Ryūsuke Hamaguchi movies

2021 is the year of Japanese auteur Ryūsuke Hamaguchi.   Touted as the most important Japanese director to emerge in recent years, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi marked this year with two feature films that have both been sensations on the festival circuit.  His film Wheel of Fortune And Fantasy won the Silver Bear at the Berlinale. Less than four months …

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 …