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Meta and Mundane Encounters with An Exorcist

Transcription at around 10:45 a.m. on a Saturday felt like a breeze until I reached the part of the interview discussing exorcism. Suddenly, I heard weird sounds instead of human voices. Was it a video glitch from the QuickTime Player? Pressing the “stop” button confirmed that the downloaded Zoom recording of the interview with Father Jeffrey Benitez Quintela, the chief exorcist of the Diocese of Antipolo, played something seemingly backmasked like low-pitched garbled words. The sound didn’t sync with the visuals. Since the same

Bernardo Carpio (Animated Short Film and Comics with Augmented Reality) Behind-the-scene Video

https://youtu.be/t_a9jAvq0ew https://youtu.be/t_a9jAvq0ew More information at: Tuldok Animation: Bernardo Carpio website

(Webisode) PARKonversations: The Art of the Short Film

https://fb.watch/c3PX8f-eEF/ The month of February is the National Arts Month, under Proclamation No. 683, s. 1991. The celebration aims to conserve, promote, and popularize our historical and cultural heritage and resources, as well as artistic creations. To culminate the celebration, join our PARKonversations webisode entitled “The Art of the Short Film” with Director, Producer, and Writer Rianne Hill Soriano. *Participants who will join the webinar and answer the evaluation form will receive digital certificates. For Zoom participants, kindly register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2DBV3_xIQqWqqA6XqS6xAA

(Webinar) Documentary Filmmaking in the Philippines: The Future of Documentary

It is said that documentaries formulated the historical roots of the Philippines! 🎥🇵🇭 It was a meaningful afternoon that gave me the privilege of moderating this event entitled: (Webinar) Documentary Filmmaking in the Philippines: The Future of Documentary with speakers Baby Ruth Villarama at Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala. Mabuhay! https://fb.watch/c3PO5we5_v/

Experimental short film ‘Malikmata’ joins Gawad Alternatibo 2021

After my experimental short film "Isthmus" screening at the Gawad Alternatibo 2019, my latest experimental short screens at the Gawad Alternatibo 2021. You can check out the film online at the Gawad Alternatibo under the Experimental Category. The festival coincides with the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival this August. Gawad Alternatibo is slated from Aug. 6 to Sept. 4, 2021 Click here to watch the film during this schedule: gawadalternatibo.org/?p=456 Here is the film's trailer: To know more about the film, check out

(Omnibus Paper) Media and information literacy in 10 films and TV shows

An omnibus paper for my Media Information and Literacy class identifying how media literacy was applied on each of the viewed audio-visual material (how each concept/principle/proposition of media literacy was illustrated in each assigned film/TV show) 1. “Beauty in a Bottle” This 2014 satirical comedy by Antoinette Jadaone follows the story of three different women with a common struggle relating to their physical insecurities. Their lives intertwine somehow through the craze for a new beauty product as one of them works

(Reflection Paper) Story + Vision → Storytelling

Reflection Paper on "Gasman" and "The Rats" from "Wild Tales" for My Advanced Directing Class In a film, every story and vision should lead to a suitable storytelling. A material given to a filmmaker evolves based on the specific vision developed alongside it, which means a single material distributed for production to different directors and production teams would always end up as different films. This magic in the collaborative process of filmmaking allows the exploration of various themes, styles, and depictions,

‘RKO 281’ Film Review: A film about a film about a man

"RKO 281" offers a vividly compelling presentation of the troubled history behind Orson Welles and his magnum opus "Citizen Kane." This historical drama about the so-called “boy wonder” helming a film inspired by the life of a powerful man highlights the ego clashes and politics surrounding Hollywood. As a cinematic offering, it frames itself as a dramatically sound genesis of what is often described as “The Greatest American Film of All Time” through its amalgam of fictional recreations and historical accounts partly based

(Response Paper) The Essence of Realism Through the Photographic Image with Andre Bazin

In response to: “The Ontology of the Photographic Image” from the book “What is Cinema?” by Andre Bazin A response paper for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class Reading “The Ontology of the Photographic Image” from the book “What is Cinema?” by realist film theorist Andre Bazin reminded me how a film makes a character immortal, and to a large degree, makes an actor immortal as well. One’s physicality, which eventually gets lost in time with aging, will always remain as is,

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