Next 100 years
September 17, 2020
Find out how you can get grants from foreign partners.
How you can break into Netflix and other popular streaming sites.
How you can learn more about today’s filmmaking techniques.
These areas of concern, and more, are among the topics for the picking as the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) toasts the end-of-year celebration of ‘Sine Sandaan,’ the year-long celebration of the Centennial of Philippine Cinema that kicked off in September 2019.
Ushering in Sine Sandaan: The Next 100, FDCP has lined up an eventful September, says Chair Liza Dino. FDCP has scheduled an array of events whose centerpiece is the Film Industry Conference 2020 Online. The conference brings together international film experts to discuss the latest trends, opportunities, platforms, and cooperation that Filipino filmmakers can explore.
Other highlights: A star-studded concert officially closes the Philippine Cinema Centennial on Sept. 30. The virtual event will feature Lani Misalucha, Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, Lea Salonga, The Company, Acapelago, Robert and Isay Alvarez. Partnership with local and international organizations, festivals, including Netflix, Locarno Film Festival, etc. Sine Sandaan ties up with Manila Times TV in an online platform where local films can be viewed for a small fee. FDCP is hosting a documentary production workshop in Davao region. Assistance to Lutas Negros Oriental Film Festival. Hosting the first Philippine International Comics Online Festival that aims to launch new comics. Mowelfund Film Institute holds Special Masterclass Series online. Covers Cinematography, Scriptwriting, Directing, and Acting. The Philippine Film Archive website (http://philippinefilmarchive.ph), will be launched on Sept. 28. CreatePHFilms, a funding program that encourages production of quality films. Creation of FDCP National Registry as a database of all active film and television workers. An online #SineWikainChallenge through short films inspired by Filipino sayings. Winners receive cash prizes on Sept. 29.