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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Brad’s Status: a tribute to fathers, family, and friendship


In getting the inspiration for Brad’s Status’ screenplay, writer-director Mike White shares his thoughts on family, relationships, social media, and fears as one grows old in this Director’s Statement:

Thursday, October 12, 2017

ONE World Champions Eduard Folayang & Martin Nguyen meet the press for a face off in Manila


ONE Championship™ (ONE), in conjunction with Chevron Havoline™, recently held the official ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD City Skyline Face-Off on October 10 (Tuesday), at the City Garden Grand Hotel in Makati City, Philippines. Present at the event were main event competitors, reigning ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang and newly-crowned ONE Featherweight World Champion Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Cosmopolitan Climbs, new pre-need memorial life plan for the masses


I have never thought of purchasing a pre-need memorial life plan yet. For me, it's an added cost. Whenever some people would want to present to me about this, I never entertain. Because truly it is costly and some are very expensive. But sometimes, it would cross my mind that yes, I need to prepare for my future. 

Monday, October 9, 2017

5th QCinema International Film Festival 2017: Full Line-up


The Quezon City International Film Festival 2017 opens with a major splash with the advance Philippine premiere of "Loving Vincent" and digital comeback of Mike De Leon's Batch 81.

QCinema will set the stage for original films and other titles that are part of is competitions.

Friday, October 6, 2017

FDCP hosts Film Industry Conference, Workshops & Rainbow Festival for QCinema Film Festival | October 20-22, 2017


In support and in partnership with the Quezon City Film Commission, the Film Development Council of the Philippines is conducting the Film Industry Conference and the Film Producers' Workshop Series this October 20-22, 2017 at Novotel Araneta Center, Quezon City. Bringing together big names from the international and local film industries, the Conference and Workshops will feature topics on international film production, distribution, and marketing of Filipino films.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tingin ASEAN Film Festival at Shang Cineplex | October 11-15, 2017


The National Commission for Culture & the Arts (NCCA), in celebration of the ASEAN 50, presents Tingin ASEAN Film Festival. This event will showcase films from all over Southeast Asia at the Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza in Mandaluyong City (Metro Manila, Philippines) from October 11 to 15, 2017. Admission is FREE.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival at Greenbelt 3 Cinema | October 5-15, 2017



PELíCULA, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia, kicks off on October 5 (Thursday) at Greenbelt 3 Cinema in Makati City, Philippines. On its 16th year, there are over twenty (20) featured films selected from the best recent films coming from Spain and Latin America. The festival runs till October 15 (Sunday).

For the lineup of films, screening schedule, and complete information about PELíCULA 2017, check out the Festival official Program here: https://issuu.com/institutocervantesdemanila/docs/ic-pelicula-20170922-fa-issu

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

30th Tokyo International Film Festival | Oct. 25-Nov. 3, 2017


The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) announced today, September 26, the complete film lineups in all sections, as well as the jury members, and highlights of this year’s 30th anniversary edition.

At a press conference at Roppongi Academyhills in Tokyo, Festival Director Takeo HISAMATSU, presiding over his first TIFF, delivered opening remarks and emphasized the festival’s vision for the future. The Opening, Special Opening Presentation and Closing Films were introduced. TIFF’s programing directors then took the stage to introduce the lineup for each section of the 30th edition.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tanghalang Pilipino's ANG PAG-UUSIG (The Crucible by Arthur Miller) at CCP | Sept 29-Oct 22, 2017


Ang Pag-uusig, a Filipino translation of the Tony Award-winning play “The Crucible” by world renowned playwright Arthur Miller is the second production of TP’s 31st season which will open on September 29, 2017. Playing for four weekends (every Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays), this classic American drama will close on October 22, 2017. This will be shown at Tanghalang Huseng Batute (Studio Theater) at Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

Friday, September 22, 2017

PayMaya and Facebook launch payment tools in Messenger


PayMaya, a pioneer and leader in mobile money and digital financial services in the country, in partnership with Facebook, is excited to announce a safe and effective new way for people in the Philippines to send money to friends, pay bills, and buy mobile load and data using Messenger.

Integration of Paymaya + Facebook Messenger
PayMaya is a leader in transforming the mobile phone into a virtual wallet and is continually looking for ways to expand its services. PayMaya recognizes that Facebook Messenger's community offers a unique opportunity to make PayMaya services available and accessible to even more users.