LATEST NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
- US Oscar-Qualifying Short Film Fest Spotlights PH
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 11, 2022 — Hollywood-based international film festival, HollyShorts Film Festival will be showcasing seven (7) Filipino short films on August 11-20, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. The Philippines is this year’s Country Spotlight at the 18th edition of the Academy-qualifying festival of global short films.
- DOH and FDCP Release Short Film for International Youth Day
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 4, 2022 — In celebration of International Youth Day, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and the Department of Health (DOH) will be screening Child’s Play by Julienne Ilagan, a short film promoting awareness on reproductive health and teenage pregnancy. The film will be posted on the official Facebook pages of DOH and Healthy Pilipinas on August 12, 2022 at 12:00 noon for unlimited public access, and will also be available through the FDCP Channel for free for the next 3 years starting August 26, 2022 at 6:00 pm.
- Tirso Cruz III Officially Assumes Position as New FDCP Chairman and CEO
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 25, 2022 — New Chairman and CEO of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Tirso S. Cruz III has officially assumed his position as the head of the country's national film agency during his visit to the FDCP office in Manila last July 21.
- FDCP Partners with World-renowned Acting Guru Ivana Chubbuck to Hold Masterclass for PH Film Industry Month
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 20, 2022 — The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in partnership with the Ivana Chubbuck Studio, brings world-renowned Hollywood acting coach Ivana Chubbuck to the Philippines to kick off the celebration of the second Philippine Film Industry Month in September 2022.
- Filipino Film Project Receives 2 Funding Awards in Korean Film Fest
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 18, 2022 — Horror film project Posthouse, directed by Nikolas Red and produced by Iana Bernardez, bagged the Discover of Asia Award and the VIPO Award at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films (NAFF) 2022 Awarding Night last July 12, 2022, held as part of the festivities of Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) 2022 in South Korea.
- PH Goes to Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 11, 2022 — Two Filipino films, two film projects, one mentee, one film writer, and three Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) events comprise the country’s participation in the 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) in South Korea from July 7 to 17.