Cinemalaya announces 10 finalists in short film category
MANILA, Philippines – The Cinemalaya Foundation announced on Tuesday, May 12 that they have chosen 10 out of 150 films in the short film category.
According to a press release, the 10 shorts films are:
Apasol by Ryanne Murcia
Gatilyo ng Baril by Glenmark Doromal
Kyel by Arvin Belarmino
Lisyun Qng Geografia by Petersen Vargas
Mater by Annemikami Pablo
Nenok by Rommel Tolentino
Papetir by Darwin Novicio
Pusong Bato by Martika Ramirez Escobar
Sanctissima by Kenneth Dagatan
Wawa by Angelie Mae Macalanda
The winner in the short film category will receive a P150,000 cash prize. Cinemalaya 2015 is set to run August 7-15 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and other venues to be announced.
It was also announced that Cinemalaya 2016 is scheduled on August 5-14, 2016.
In the same press release, Cinemalaya said that they will resume the competition for the full-length feature category in 2016.
The Cinemalaya Festival has been a showcase for new filmmakers, with many of them competing in international film festivals. Aside from the film festival, Cinemalaya will also launch this year the Cinemalaya Institute which will offer a three-semester program of intensive training in writing, directing and producing; cinematography, editing, sound and production design, music score and acting.
The Insitute is scheduled to open this June at the DLSU College of St. Benilde. – Rappler.com