Posted on 04 February 2008.
Entries to the 10th Cinemanila International Film Festival are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is on June 6, 2008
The competition is open to all filmmakers with full-feature/ short/documentar y films (DV / HD / 24P / HDV, 35mm) with English subtitles. To be eligible for participation, films must have been produced after January 2008 and should not have been exhibited commercially, locally or internationally, or in prior local festivals (it should make its premiere showing in Cinemanila). Entries must be 80 minutes (minimum) to 130 minutes (maximum) in length including credits.
The Entry Selection Committee will choose ten (10) films from among the qualified entries, to participate in the Main Competition (international) . A number of films will also be chosen to participate in the short film and documentary competition and exhibition. Please take note that all accepted short films will shoulder the fee for the application of permit from the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).
The 10th Cinemanila International Film Festival is organized jointly by the Independent Cinema Association of the Philippines (ICAP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and Gateway Cineplex 10, and a specially commissioned inter-agency committee. It will be held from 8 to 21 August in Gateway Cineplex 10, Araneta, Cubao, Quezon City
Aside from parallel competitions for full-length, short and documentary films, there will also be distinct exhibitions, tributes, marathon showings, conferences and other special events. Seminars and workshops will also be held during the festival and will cover subjects and issues on independent filmmaking. Directors, producers, critics and actors throughout Asia, Europe and North America will be invited to attend the film event.
For entry forms and further details, please visit the Cinemanila e-group at http://movies. groups.yahoo. com/group/CINEMANILAINTERN ATIONALFILMFESTIVAL/ .
Please click the File link on the left navigation column of the e-group.
The entry forms will be available on the website (http://www.cinemanila.org.ph) starting February 2008. You can email us at cinemanila@gmail. com
For more information, contact:
Cinemanila International Film Festival
41 Begonia St. Tahanan Village