Digna Santiago, head of the New Wave section of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), invites indie filmmakers to submit their works for consideration. Deadline for submission of entries is Sept. 17. A film that was entered in international film festivals can join for as long as it has not competed nor has been shown locally. Films finished in 2013 onwards can join the annual competition that is held before the main fest in December. Interested parties can visit the MMFF’s official page on Facebook. Bayani San Diego Jr.
By the Entertainment staff
Dropped from the list of newly proclaimed national artists, Nora Aunor has been left out of another government lineup.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
The eight official entries of the Metro Manila Film Festival in December, as announced by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, are:
By Marinel R. Cruz
The Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) has asked Congress to investigate the release of proceeds amounting to P82.7 million from screenings of Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entries in previous years, and to stop some festival organizers’ “stonewalling.”
By Andy Bais
Jonathan Catunao, engineer: “I followed the journey of ‘X Factor Israel’ winner, Rose Fostanes, not only because of her booming voice and down-to-earth disposition, but also because she ‘gives face’ to so many migrant Filipino workers. You truly had it your way, Osang!”