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Cinemansanas awards filmmakers who uses Apple devices in shooting short films

 

 “Cinemansanas Awards”, a certain award given to filmmakers who accepted the challenge of making a short film only using Apple devices which was presented just last May 12 in the Power Mac Center Spotlight- Circuit Makati. Cinemansanas is a Pixelworx competition currently on its second installment that aims to show the talent and resourcefulness of Filipino artists. Before the awardings went on, selected films were shown and I enjoyed watching the short films while at the same time wondering how the effects were done and such. The answers lie in iMovie, GarageBand and Final Cut Pro X. They’re programs with […]

CINEFILIPINO FILM FESTIVAL FEATURE-LENGTH FILMAMKERS WITH DIREK JOEY JAVIER REYES AND MADONNA TARRAYO, FILM FESTIVAL DIRECTOR/PRESIDENT OF UNITEL

Support our filmmakers, watch CineFilipino Film Festival from March 16-22

 

 The much-awaited CineFilipino Film Festival’s second run aims to tap up-and-coming and established filmmakers to explore topics that delve into the Filipino identity and culture, and define human experiences through a Filipino perspective. The result are thought-provoking, quality films. During the launch last August 2015, Madonna Tarrayo, Festival Director and President of Unitel, explained how CineFilipino was conceived for filmmakers to help express their creativity and touch audiences through their content. “We are excited for this year’s turnout. We have made CineFilipino bigger by expanding the categories, increasing the grants, giving good prizes to our top winners and inviting reputable Filipino and foreign judges […]

CINEFILIPINO 2015 FINALISTS WITH HEAD OF COMPETITION DIREK JOEY JAVIER REYES AND EXECUTIVE-IN-CHARGE AND FESTIVAL DIRECTOR MADONNA TARRAYO

CineFilipino 2015 announces top picks for 2016 Film Festival showing

 

 “Maraming nagsasabe, ‘Naku ang dami-dami ng film festivals sa ating bansa’. Ang sabe ko, ‘Ano’ng masama dun?’ Anon’g masama kung marami tayong film festival sa ating bansa? Sa katunayan ang dami-dami mang film festival pero iisang uri lamang ng mga pelikula ang pinapanood ng mas marami. Siguro sa pamamagitan ng mga film festival na ito, mas mabubuksan natin ang pananaw at kaisipan ng mas maraming manonood na Pilipino na ma-appreciate ang mga alternatibong uri ng pelikula na gawa ng mga mas magagaling at mas batang filmmakers.” (A lot of people are saying, ‘There are too many film festivals in the country already’. […]