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CALL FOR ENTRIES TO 2020 CINEMALAYA SHORT FEATURE CATEGORY

Entries are now being accepted for the Short Feature category of the 2021 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.

CINEMALAYA OFFERS POST PRODUCTION GRANT TO ITS ALUMNI FILMMAKERS

THE Cinemalaya Foundation is calling on alumni filmmakers to apply for the post-production grants. The grants will fund specific aspects of their film projects in the post-production stage.

EXHIBITION FILMS WANTED FOR CINEMALAYA 2020

Filmmakers and producers are invited to submit their films for exhibition at various sections of the 2020 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.

BELLE DOULEUR TO COMPETE AT 2019 DHAKA INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

Joji Alonso’s Belle Douleur is set to compete at the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival on January 11 to 19, 2020 to be held in Bangladesh.

NABUBULOK WINS IN FILM FESTIVAL IN TAIWAN

Cinemalaya 2017’s Nabubulok by Sonny Calvento won best sound effects in Formosa Festival of International Filmmaker Awards in Taiwan.

JOHN DENVER TRENDING PREMIERES IN US, CANADA, AND EUROPE

Arden Rod Condez’s award-winning John Denver Trending had its premiere in the U.S., Canada, and Europe through three different film festivals.

MUSMOS NA SUMIBOL SA GUBAT NG DIGMA COMPETES IN FILM FESTIVAL IN ARGENTINA

Iar Arondaing’s Musmos na Sumibol sa Gubat ng Digma competed at the 2019 Festival Internacional de Cine Austral held in Argentina from December 3 to 6, 2019

EDWARD JOINS FIRST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Thop Nazareno’s award-winning Cinemalaya film Edward had its international premiere via the 2019 Cairo International Film Festival on November 20, 2019.

EDWARD OPENS IN PH CINEMAS

Thop Nazareno’s award-winning Cinemalaya film Edward hits theaters today, October 2.

LIWAY WINS AT 2019 LUNA AWARDS

Kip Oebanda’s Liway bagged three awards at the 2019 Luna Awards held on November 30, 2019 at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater.

JOHN DENVER TRENDING IS NAMED BEST FILM IN CINEMALAYA 2019

ARDEN ROD CONDEZ’ John Denver Trending was named the Best Film at the 15th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival Awards held August 11, 2019 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo.

CALL FOR ENTRIES TO 2021 CINEMALAYA FILM COMPETITION

ENTRIES are now being accepted for the Full-Length Film category of the 2021 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival and Competition.

10 Full-Length Films TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN CINEMALAYA 2020

The cinematic energy is still high from the recently concluded 2019 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, but the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Cinemalaya Foundation are already gearing towards its 16th edition with the announcement of the 10 full-length finalists who will compete and vie for the plum Best Film award.

JOHN DENVER TRENDING TO COMPETE AT BUSAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Arden Rod Condez’s “John Denver Trending” is set to compete in this year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) happening in October 3 to 12, 2019.

SEVEN BEST ASIAN FILMS AT THE CINEMALAYA’S VISIONS OF ASIA

THE 15th edition of the Cinemalaya Film Festival presents a kaleidoscope of cinema from the Asian region through Visions of Asia, a major component of the country’s largest independent film festival.

50 YEARS OF PHILIPPINE FILM HISTORYAT THE CCP FOR CINEMALAYA’S 15TH

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines is proud to present an extensive exhibition on Philippine film history that will open on Saturday, 3 August, 3:30pm.

LIWAY WINS BEST HUMAN RIGHTS FILM AT 2019 GEMS HIYAS NG SINING AWARDS

Kip Oebanda’s Liway won Best Human Rights Film, a special award at the 3rd Guild of Educators, Mentors, and Students – Hiyas ng Sining.

PHILIPPINE FILM FOUNDATION FLIPPED THE SCRIPT FOR A 'DEAD' INDUSTRY

Cinemalaya Foundation wins Nikkei Asia Prize for fostering young artists.

CINEMALAYA TAKES A BOLD STAND WITH LAV DIAZ'S ANG HUPA

FOR its 15th year, Cinemalaya makes a striking move when it decides to open the film festival with Lav Diaz’s “Ang Hupa (The Halt)” on August 2, 6pm at CCP Main Theater lobby.

KUNG PAANO HINIHINTAY ANG DAPITHAPON JOINS 2019 VESOUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF ASIAN CINEMA

Carlo Enciso Catu’s Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon (Waiting for Sunset) is part of the 25th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema to be held on February 5 to 12, 2019 in France.

MAMANG WINS BEST FEATURE FILM AT 2019 DHAKA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

THE CCP Film, Broadcast and New Media Division now accepts entries for the Ika-31 Gawad CCP Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video.

BAGAHE BAGS 3 AWARDS AT THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM TRANSSAHARIEN DE ZAGORA

Bagahe by Zig Dulay took home three major awards at the 2018 Festival International du Film Transsaharien de Zagora in Morocco!

DISTANCE goes to Tokyo International Film Festival

Perci Intalan’s DISTANCE will be competing in the Asian Future Section of the 2018 Tokyo International Film Festival.

KUYA WES IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE ON MARCH 13!

James Mayo’s Kuya Wes goes nationwide on March 13, 2019.

3 CINEMALAYA 2018 FINALISTS TO COMPETE AT THE 39TH FANTASPORTO FILM FESTIVAL!

Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon, Kuya Wes, and School Service are part of the 39th Fantasporto – Porto International Film Festival which runs from February 19 to March 3, 2019!

RESPETO JOINS 3 FILM FESTS INCLUDING TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Alberto Monteras II’s Respeto will be joining Toronto International Film Festival and International du Premier Film d’Annonay, both happening in February 2019.

RESPETO bags two more international awards

Treb Monteras’ award-winning Cinemalaya 2017 film recently bags two major international awards.

MAMANG goes to Cairo International Film Festival

Denise O’Hara’s MAMANG has been selected to compete at the 40th Cairo International Film Festival in Egypt.

SCHOOL SERVICE joins the 2018 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Luisito Ignacio’s SCHOOL SERVICE will be part of the 2018 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia under the Forum Section.

NABUBULOK joins two international film festivals

Sonny Calvento’s Cinemaya 2017 film, NABUBULOK is part of the 2018 Weyauwega International Film Festival and the 7th Delhi International Film Festival.

“Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon” named Best Film in the 14th Cinemalaya
Eddie Garcia and AiAiDelas Alas win Best Actor and Actress

CARLO ENCISO CATU’s Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon (Waiting for Sunset) was named Best Film at the 14th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival Awards night held on August 12, 2018 at the CCP Main Theater.

BAGAHE WINS TOP PRIZE IN THE VESOUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF ASIAN CINEMA

BAGAHE, one of the full-length film entries in Cinemalaya 2017, brought home the top award in the 2018 Festival des Cinémas d’Asie de Vesoul (also known as the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema) held from January 30 to February 6 in Vesoul, France. Screened and judged by…

NATIONWIDE SCREENING: ML by Benedict Mique

Benedict Mique’s first Cinemalaya film, ML screens nationwide on November 7, 2018.

CINEMALAYA ANNOUNCES 2018 SHORT FILM FINALISTS

THE Cinemalaya Foundation Inc. announces the Short Film Category finalists of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2018. The 10 finalists are: Logro by Kani Villaflor; Si Astri Maka Si Tambulah by Xeph Suarez; Babylon by Keith Deligero; Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month…

NATIONWIDE SCREENING: LIWAY by Kip Oebanda

Kip Oebanda’s LIWAY will be released nationwide on October 10, 2018.

CALL FOR ENTRIES TO IKA-30 GAWAD CCP PARA SA ALTERNATIBONG PELIKULA AT VIDEO

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Cinemalaya Foundation, is now accepting entries to the Ika-30 Gawad CCP Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video, the longest-running independent film and video competition in Asia. Deadline for submission is on June 8, 2018.

CINEMALAYA READY TO ACCEPT ENTRIES FOR ITS 2020 EDITION

AFTER its successful run last August, the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival calls for submissions to its 2020 edition.

CCP ANNOUNCES 2019 CINEMALAYA FULL-LENGTH FINALISTS

AFTER its successful 14th edition, the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival gears up for its 2019 run with ten new full-length finalists who will compete for the coveted Balanghai trophies.

CALL FOR ENTRIES TO 2018 CINEMALAYA SHORT FILM CATEGORY

ENTRIES are now being accepted for the Short Film category of the 2018 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival and Competition. Deadline for submission is on March 2, 2018 (Friday), 6:00 p.m. to the Media Arts Division of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP),…

CINEMALAYA 2018 FINALISTS NAMED

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines, in partnership with the Cinemalaya Foundation, proudly announces the ten finalists for the full-length category for Cinemalaya 2018, which will be slated on August 3 to 12, 2018.

NESPRESSO COMPETITION DEADLINE EXTENDED

THE deadline for the submission of entries to the Cinemalaya Nespresso Vertical Shorts 2018 Competition has been extended to June 29, 2018. A joint project of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Cinemalaya Foundation Inc., and Novateur Coffee Concepts Inc., the Nespresso Competition seeks to..

CINEMALAYA LAUNCHES THE NESPRESSO VERTICAL SHORTS

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, the country’s biggest independent film competition, just got bigger and more exciting with the launching of Cinemalaya Nespresso Vertical Shorts Competition. In partnership with Novateur Coffee Concepts Inc., the vertical shorts…

PINOY HIPHOP FILM “RESPETO” WINS BEST FILM IN CINEMALAYA 2017

Alberto Monteras II’s RESPETO, an exploration of the Pinoy hiphop underground world where a young aspiring rapper and a Martial Law poet cross paths.

4TH CINEMALAYA INSTITUTE CONDUCTS BASIC FILMMAKING AND PRODUCING WORKSHOPS

CINEMALAYA Institute is now open for applications for its advanced courses in directing and producing. Classes will be held from May 8 to June 30, 2018 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Applications will be accepted until April 27. Carlos Siguion-Reyna will teach Basic Filmmaking: The…