The 1st Philippine Digital Music and Short Film Festival and Awards (Phil Digi Awards) wrapped up with a two-day music and film congress and a red carpet night last Mar. 11 and 12, 2009 at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines. This joint project by Isys Business Solution and Thumbsinteractiv, in cooperation with Blue Fish Asia, aimed to discover fresh Filipino talents in the field of music and filmmaking through online film and music competitions — bringing the independent industry to the open to better market its potentials. Receiving a whopping number of entries from students, amateurs, and professional music
Teen music artist and Dep-Ed Ambassador for the Youth Sam Concepcion tries out for something big. A week after, he gets the major stint. This Filipino artist sings the theme song “Kung Fu Fighting” for Dreamworks’ animated film “Kung Fu Panda.” The Filipino audience will be privileged to hear Sam’s voice in the closing credits of the said animated feature. According to Sam, he is definitely honored for the opportunity – being another first for the Filipinos in the entertainment industry having a break for an international project. He looks forward to more doors opening for the Filipino artists to thrive
“U2 3D” is a spectacular, musically and visually superb experience simulating a front row view and beyond of a U2 concert, probably the closest you can get to the real thing at this point of time. This concert documentary offers an immersive experience simulating a front-row view and beyond of a U2 concert.