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After my 10-year hiatus on independent filmmaking, wrapping up post for my very first experimental film ‘Isthmus’

My first independent short film in 10 years is an experimental film for grad school. This is going to be my most personal film to date and it feels great to work on something new (aside from going back to my roots) after working on mostly branded shorts during my indie hiatus.

Film Event Invite: ‘One Shot: A Forum on Shooting Your First Feature Film’ and screening of Pepe Diokno’s ‘Engkwentro’

This term’s Filmmaker Focus in Forum (FFF) is entitled “One Shot: A Forum on Shooting Your First Feature Film” featuring Pepe Diokno and his first feature, the Cinemalaya film “Engkwentro.”

A young filmmaker’s tale about National Artist for Cinema Kidlat Tahimik

Indeed, Mr. Eric de Guia whom we dearly love as Kidlat Tahimik Jr. (because he said his son is the Sr.), lives up to the name he is best known for — two somehow contrasting but very powerful Filipino words rolled into one to create an even more powerful energy for its bearer.

Film Event Invitation: ‘Sandaan: Philippine Cinema Centennial Conference’ celebrates the industry’s 100 years

In celebration of the 100 years of Philippine Cinema, Filipino film workers organized the “Sandaan: Philippine Cinema Centennial Conference” at the University of the Philippines Film Institute (UPFI) and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (BenildeFilm) this September 2017.

Film Forum Invitation: ‘It’s More Fun in the PhiliFILMS’ with screening of ‘Sakaling Di Makarating’

This free event entitled “It’s More Fun in the PhiliFILMS” is open to the public. It kicks off with the screening of Ice Idanan’s critically acclaimed CineFilipino film “Sakaling Hindi Makarating,” followed by a forum on film tourism.

Capsule Film Review: ‘Ang Larawan, The Movie’ (2017)

"Ang Larawan, The Movie" is a film for Filipinos — something to treasure for its artistic and cultural initiative of pioneering the musical film adapted from the work of an acclaimed Filipino literary artist, no less than a National Artist at that. Kudos to all those behind this ambitious cinematic endeavor, as the film, with both its strengths and forgiveable shortcomings, reflects the love and passion of the people who worked on it from start to end. This period piece may not be your usual Hollywood flair full of superhero characters, cool stunts, and uber awesome special effects, but it is worth

My Film ‘Technophilia’ is Film of the Day at Viddsee

“Technophilia,” a film about humans’ dependence on technology, gets featured as “Viddsee Film of the Day” during the Philippines’ Independence Day.

‘Mga Anino ng Kahapon’ Film Review: The power on restraint

This film is a simple but affecting character study of the human mind and emotions. It is a heartfelt tale that examines the world of schizophrenia and its many hideous faces with dignity and restraint.

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