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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

FDCP and Intramuros Administration partner for #WeAreIntramuros Film Challenge


Combining film artistry with appreciation of heritage and history, the Film Development Council of the Philippines has partnered with the Intramuros Administration to launch #WeAreIntramuros, a 24-hour filmmaking challenge focusing cultural awareness on Filipino values.

During a Press Conference held last August 30 at FDCP's Cinematheque Centre Manila with Intramuros Administrator Atty. Guiller Asido, Chairperson Liza Dino explained that this activity is in line with the aim to encourage more young filmmakers to explore their creativity and craft. "This challenge will surely need our filmmakers to be on their toes and make use of every resources and minute that they have. We look forward to seeing the types of films that they will be coming up with," she said.

The goal is also to make Intramuros as a viable location for FILM or A/V production. The historical backdrop and interesting venues within the perimeters of INTRAMUROS will hopefully be highlighted by the creativity of the young participants.

The film projects can be of any topic as long as it is promoting the outstanding values of the Filipino people like hospitality, valuing family, hard work, and resourcefulness. Through the Wall Production Fund, ten (10) chosen participants will get an allowance to produce three to five-minute films. The competition is open to all young aspiring filmmakers in High School and College around Manila.

Qualifications:
1. Participants should be a Filipino citizen or a Philippine Passport holder.

2. Applicant must be a student of an educational institution in the Metro Manila area.

The production crew TEAM (max of 4 members total) with the proponent will have to come from the same educational institution they’re connected with.

Mechanics for submission:
1. Completed PDF Document of the Entry Form: Synopsis, Treatment, Director's Intention, and rough outline of the production budget, list of filmmaking tools they’ll be bringing during the 24-hour challenge.

2. Proponent’s Scanned copy of passport / any government-issued ID (1) and/or scanned copy of school ID.

3. Proponent may submit a maximum of two (2) entries but only one (1) will be selected.

4. All submissions must be done online.

5. All entries must be original.

6. Preferences must be cited properly and with permission.

7. Project must include Intramuros as a viable location.

Finalists can win the following awards:
1. Best Film Award with Php 20,000.00 cash prize, trophy & certificate
2. Jury's Choice Award with Php 15,000.00 cash prize, trophy & certificate
3. People’s Choice Award with Php 10,000 cash prize, trophy & certificate (most viral video)
4. Consolation Prize of Php 5,000 for the eight (8) production teams with certificates
5. Special Award that the Jury might feel rewarding, Php 5,000 for one or two (1 or 2 ) production teams with certificates.

The partnership hopes to raise the values of national pride, encourage common good and foster cultural awareness and creativity.

Deadline of submission of entries is on September 20, 2018. For more details, like and follow the FDCP social media accounts on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook page.

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