Who can forget such films that influenced eras and generations of film enthusiasts? Even the young filmgoers today would probably know “Star Wars,” “King Kong” and “Jurassic Park.”
MANILA, Philippines — Now on its 16th edition, the annual Cine Europa Film Festival, once again, opens its doors to free public screenings of compelling European film titles for Filipinos.
Whether you intend the film to be watched for commercial purposes or you want it to be merely seen and touch lives of people for non-commercial film screenings and festivals, you need to let the people know that there is something to watch out for.
The realms of CGI and 3D technology on this age of filmmaking are definitely starting to write their own history already. From the initial experimentations to the developing of the medium to the hype of the format, both the filming process and the theatrical playing field prove that the evolution of cinema technology is really revolutionizing our film experiences in various levels.
“If you truly want to be a professional director, you will stick to filmmaking in all weathers. That’s all. That’s the only thing I want to tell you.”- Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Dean, Asian Film Academy 2009
The 1st CINEXPO held last Feb. 17 to 18, 2009 at the SMX Convention Center brought together movie industry companies, media partners, ad agencies, film professionals, and student organizations for the first ever cinema convention in the Philippines.
Generally, the film theaters in the Philippines are modern, well-developed multiplexes found inside malls.
As a source of truth, entertainment, and artistic expression in the country, Filipino filmmaking, whether in the commercial or the independent circuit, has developed itself as a locus of national culture and identity – Philippine films have influenced Philippine culture and vice-versa. After a tumultuous time, Filipino filmmakers are now starting to make bigger waves both in the local and international film circuit. The digital revolution has a big contribution to this as a number of them find more opportunities in making digital films today. More and more grant-giving bodies are getting into the picture as well. And as most of