Ricky Lee to hold masterclass in scriptwriting

Mr. Ricardo “Ricky” Lee, the 2015 UP Gawad Plaridel recipient for film, will conduct the first UP Gawad Plaridel Masterclass (GP Masterclass) on Scriptwriting on September 12, 19, and 26, 2015. A maximum of 30 participants will be granted fellowship by the UP College of Mass Communication for a chance to learn scriptwriting techniques and […]


Ateneo de Naga University to host lecture series on Nora Aunor

ADNU to host a Conference on Nora Aunor and Philippine Cinema Ateneo de Naga University invites everyone to the first lecture series on Nora Aunor and her stellar contributions to Philippine Cinema on October 6, 2014. Dr. Patrick D. Flores, art studies scholar and curator of the Vargas Museum of the University of the Philippines […]


Call for papers to Plaridel special issue: Locating Southeast Asian Horror

The unprecedented success of Japanese and Korean horror on international markets in the early 2000s increased the demand for the genre from the region, but also set a new standard against which these productions were judged. Encouraged by the enthusiastic reception of (the problematically labeled but widely accepted category) “Asian Horror” by commentators and the […]


SINE PANITIK SCRIPTWRITING CONTEST deadline extended to September 30

The Film Academy of the Philippines’ 2nd SINE PANITIK SCRIPTWRITING CONTEST is extended to September 30 1. The Sine Panitik Scriptwriting Contest is open to all scriptwriters, students or professionals. 2. The screenplays must be adapted from 22 Filipino short stories  (13 written in English and nine in Tagalog), listed here under: The short stories […]


Bienvenido N. Santos CWC writing fellows to deliver lectures

DLSU Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center cordially invites film lovers to the lectures of the Writing Fellows 2012-2013 featuring: “Lost in Adaptation: Authorship and/in  Mike de Leon’s Bilanggo sa Dilim” by Prof. Anne Frances Sangil, BNSCWC Writing Fellow for Film Studies and “The Parabulong screenplay project: Getting healed  by telling the story of my healer-mother” by Dr. Ramon Felipe […]


Win P200,000 in the FDCP scriptwriting contest

The Film Development Council of the Philippines calls for entries to its nationwide scriptwriting contest in connection with Sineng Pambansa National Film Festival for June 2014. The festival focuses on ‘genre’ filmmaking with 12 entries exploring the possibilities of an entire spectrum of cinematic types with vast domestic and global appeal. The genres included are […]


UP CMC offers seminar-workshop on media literacy

The UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC), through the Office of Extension and External Relations (OEER), will conduct the 2013 Media Literacy Seminar-Workshop on April 24-26, 2013 at the UP College of Mass Communication Auditorium, Plaridel Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City. This three-day seminar-workshop aims to assist primary and secondary school teachers in enabling […]


Sumali sa libreng pantas-aral sa pagsulat/paggawa ng pelikula sa Quezon City

Hilig mo ba ang magsalaysay ng mga bagay – bagay o di kaya naman, may mga kuwentong nais maisulat, mahubog at mapaunlad habang naghahanap ng makabagong kaalaman upang mailarawan at maibahagi ito sa isang masining at nakawiwiling paraan? Ano pang hinihintay ninyo? Tara, makibahagi na! Sulitin ang pagkakataon at gawing makabuluhan ang mga nalalabing araw ng tag- araw. Halina’t matuto […]


Write, rewrite, and shoot your visual stories in a summer film workshop

Yes we do admit, we all love stories. When was the last time you’ve written a good one much more be able to shoot it in video? What drove you to that point of creation? What inspired you? Who and what were the reasons why you wanted to have it on video?  Answering these questions […]