Film scholar Joel David presented key issues hounding the arrested development of Pinoy film criticism in this article published by The Manila Review.
On Mother’s Day 2019, I read an LA Times article shared via social media and it sums up the struggle of women, whether with our without children, have to contend with as members of the filmmaking workforce.
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.
The issue on “Roma” being a Netflix film with minimal theatrical release marks another turning point not just at the Oscars, but in the world cinema stage.
This event entitled “CinePHlix,” features a Q&A with the filmmakers and a film forum about “the blurring line between cinema and television and the rise of online distribution.”
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.
Some people tend to say, the best kind of work you can get is working with your passion and not treating your work as a job. Motherhood, a very fulfilling and miraculous experience one can have, is not a job and a mother doesn’t get paid for it in any of the world’s currency.
I couldn’t agree more when someone said that more woman filmmakers should be included in the syllabi of academicians, whether in major subjects of film students or any related media subjects and electives, especially those of mass communication and communication arts students. Academic papers, journals, books, and even blogs and vlogs that are easily accessible by everyone, should be able to find many female names to feature.
Rianne Hill Soriano Demo Reel: 3-minute showreel with selected directorial project clips from both my commercial works and independent films.
Whether for student and amateur filmmakers or even professional and renowned filmmakers, raising money for an independent film production entails hard work and finding the right connections and the right opportunities.