The Philippines scored big at the 2nd Asean International Film Festival and Awards (Aiffa) held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, with 17 nominations.

The Philippines scored big at the 2nd Asean International Film Festival and Awards (Aiffa) held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, with 17 nominations.

Another film festival steps up to help independent filmmakers. Sinag Maynila, spearheaded by 2009 Cannes Film Festival best director Brillante Ma. Mendoza and Solar Entertainment, will present five new works: Paul Sta. Ana’s “Balut Country,” Zig Dulay’s “Bambanti,” Lawrence Fajardo’s “Imbisibol,” Jim Libiran’s “Ninja Party” and Remton Siega Zuasola’s “Swap.”   Mendoza said each filmmaker received a grant of P2 million from Sinag Maynila to shoot their entries…

Another film festival steps up to help independent filmmakers. Sinag Maynila, spearheaded by 2009 Cannes Film Festival best director Brillante Ma. Mendoza and Solar Entertainment, will present five new works: Paul Sta. Ana’s “Balut Country,” Zig Dulay’s “Bambanti,” Lawrence Fajardo’s “Imbisibol,” Jim Libiran’s “Ninja Party” and Remton Siega Zuasola’s “Swap.”  Mendoza said each filmmaker received a grant of P2 million from Sinag Maynila to shoot their entries…

Sarawak youths vying for the top awards in the AIFFA 2015-AZAM short film competition launched last month, can now look forward to more attractive cash prizes. The top 3 prizes are now RM5, 000 for...

Sarawak youths vying for the top awards in the AIFFA 2015-AZAM short film competition launched last month, can now look forward to more attractive cash prizes. The top 3 prizes are now RM5, 000 for...

WHAT DOES it mean that more than 80 Filipino artists won in various international prestigious competitions last year? It just goes to show that the art in the Philippines is alive and thriving.

WHAT DOES it mean that more than 80 Filipino artists won in various international prestigious competitions last year? It just goes to show that the art in the Philippines is alive and thriving.

Photo Credit: GMA News/Film Development Council of the Philippines  Filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik won the Caligari Prize for his film, "Balikbayan #1 (Memories of Overdevelopment Redux  III)" at the 2015 Berlinale, or Berlin International Film Festival, according to GMA News! This epic win for Kidlat Tahimik comes after, apparently, 38 years since his first film…

Photo Credit: GMA News/Film Development Council of the Philippines Filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik won the Caligari Prize for his film, "Balikbayan #1 (Memories of Overdevelopment Redux III)" at the 2015 Berlinale, or Berlin International Film Festival, according to GMA News! This epic win for Kidlat Tahimik comes after, apparently, 38 years since his first film…

Having never worked on an international project before, Amanda Tan jumped at the chance when her friend and fellow film producer Jeremy Chua approached her to be involved in a film by influential …

Having never worked on an international project before, Amanda Tan jumped at the chance when her friend and fellow film producer Jeremy Chua approached her to be involved in a film by influential …

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5 Film Indonesia yang Berjaya di Asean Film Festival 2013

5 Film Indonesia yang Berjaya di Asean Film Festival 2013

TOKYO (AP) — Filipino director Brillante Mendoza, taking center stage at the Tokyo International Film Festival, is pursuing a collaboration with other Asian filmmakers — a cultural connection that might be as simple as rice.The festival, which opened Thursday with red carpet ceremonies, features five

TOKYO (AP) — Filipino director Brillante Mendoza, taking center stage at the Tokyo International Film Festival, is pursuing a collaboration with other Asian filmmakers — a cultural connection that might be as simple as rice.The festival, which opened Thursday with red carpet ceremonies, features five

BERLIN (Reuters) - Filipino director Lav Diaz says movies should not be judged by their length, so he gave the Berlin Film Festival a historical drama about the Philippines that runs more than eight hours."Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis" (A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery) was shown in competition for the f

BERLIN (Reuters) - Filipino director Lav Diaz says movies should not be judged by their length, so he gave the Berlin Film Festival a historical drama about the Philippines that runs more than eight hours."Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis" (A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery) was shown in competition for the f

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