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CANNES, FRANCE — National film agencies Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and the Singapore Film Commission (SFC) celebrated their continued partnership and cooperation at the Philippine-Singapore Reception last May 21, 2022 at the 75th Cannes Film Festival and Marche du Film.
CANNES, FRANCE, MAY 23, 2022 — During its hosting of the Philippine-Singapore Pavilion at the 75th Cannes Film Festival and Marche du Film, the FilmPhilippines Office (FPO) of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) announced six recipients of its FilmPhilippines Incentives Program First Cycle of 2022 who will be receiving over PHP 42 M (approx. 803,000 USD) worth of production funding. The announcement came during the Daily Networking Hour hosted by the Agency where it officially launched FilmPhilippines.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 22, 2021 — Fully vaccinated travelers no longer need to observe mandatory quarantine upon arrival in the Philippines, so long as they present a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test result within three days before leaving their country of origin, effective on October 14.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, MAY 26, 2022 — In line with the celebration of the National Heritage Month, the Philippine Film Archive (PFA) of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) is holding free film screenings of classic Filipino films online and onsite in SM Cinema movie theaters, the Metropolitan Theater, and FDCP Cinematheque centres from May 20 to 30.
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The Cinematheque is one of the vital projects of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) under the Exhibition Division which aims to promote programs and activities for audience development and film appreciation thereby creating a film culture across the country.
The Cinematheque Centres are designed to be an alternative and accessible venue to expose audience to both conventional and non-conventional forms of film and programs directed to developing new filmmakers and upgrading the skills of existing ones.
Mary Liza B. Diño, the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Film Development Council of the Philippines, shares her opinions, statements, and other thoughts on the current state of the Filipino film industry. From behind-the-scenes exclusives to in-depth discussions about relevant topics, read here to learn more about film in the Philippines and get inspired by others' experiences.