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SINAG MAYNILA FILM FESTIVAL PRESSCON 2016

SINAG MAYNILA FILM FESTIVAL PRESSCON 2016

 

At the recently concluded press conference of the Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2016 held at Skypark in SM Aura.

 

 

With Festival Director Brillante Mendoza and Sinag Maynila Founder Mr. Wilson Tieng

 

With Sinag Maynila Founder Mr. Wilson Tieng being interviewed by Solar channel

 

Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza

 

At the presscon of Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2016

 

 

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Festival Director Brillante Mendoza alongside Sinag Maynila Founder Mr. Wilson Tieng

 

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TPO (Temporary Protection Order) director Jay Altarejos

 

Dyamper director Mes De Guzman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lila director Gino Santos

 

MRS. director Adolfo Alix Jr. with Lila lead cast Janine Gutierrez and MRS. cast Lotlot De Leon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lead cast Aljur Abrenica of Expressway and director Ato Bautista (L-R)

 

(L-R) Lila actress Sherry Lara, director Gino Santos, Festival Director Brillante Mendoza and actor Enchong Dee

 

Festival Director Brillante Mendoza with Dyamper Director Mes De Guzman alongside his cast (L-R Mes De Guzman, Kristofer King, Liza Dino-Seguerra, Brillante Mendoza, Alchris Galura)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

(L-R) Director Ato Bautista, Director Adolf Alix Jr., Director Jay Altarejos, Sinag Maynila Founder Mr. Wilson Tieng, Sinag Maynila

Festival Director Brillante Mendoza, Director Mes De Guzman, Director Gino Santos

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.

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‘Diverse’ 2nd Sinag Maynila dawns this April

‘Diverse’ 2nd Sinag Maynila dawns this April

 

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Exciting, diverse and socially relevant –
the words used by world-renowned director Brillante Mendoza to capsulize the lineup of films for the second edition of Sinag Maynila Film Festival this month.

Read full story: http://entertainment.inquirer.net/193165/2nd-sinag-maynila-dawns-this-april

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.
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Direk Brillante Mendoza and Samsung gave a hands-on workshop to the finalists of Samsung Cinefone

Direk Brillante Mendoza and Samsung gave a hands-on workshop to the finalists of Samsung Cinefone

 

 

Director Brillante Mendoza with the partners from Samsung

 

Samsung Galaxy master teaches the Samsung Cinefone finalists on how to maximise the use of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

 

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.
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Happening now: Sinag Maynila Film Festival Presscon 2016

Happening now: Sinag Maynila Film Festival Presscon 2016

 

Sinag Maynila Festival Director at the recently concluded press conference held at Skypark in SM Aura.

 

Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.
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LILA by Gino Santos

LILA by Gino Santos

 

LILA A FIlm By Gino Santos

Synopsis:

Jess is a young woman running from her past and moves into the house of a warmhearted landlad. While cleaning her room, she found a diary that belonged to an old tenant. As days pass, strange occurrences ensue and the diary’s words take an eerie turn when Jess finds herself in the middle of a malevolent turn of events from a dark past not entirely her own.

 

About the Director:

Gino M. Santos is one of the youngest commercial, TV, and film directors in the Philippines. His knowledge of – and passion – for film at such a young age got him to be chosen as the delegate of the Philippines for the Motion Picture Association Conference held at Beijing, China. He has directed numerous short films that have garnered attention not just locally, but also internationally. Also, he is a two – time recipient of the Honorable Mention award from Gawad CCP for his short films, “Ang Tangke” (The Water Tank), and “Bangungot” (Sleep Paralysis). Recently, he just signed a multi-picture contract with Star Cinema and is currently working on his latest film starring Piolo Pascual and Dawn Zulueta soon to air mid 2016.

 

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Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.
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TPO (TEMPORARY PROTECTION ORDER) directed by Joselito Altarejos

TPO (TEMPORARY PROTECTION ORDER) directed by Joselito Altarejos

 

Anong hatol ang naghihintay sa isang abusadong asawa? Panoorin ang TPO, Directed by Joselito Altarejos #SinagMaynila2016

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.
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Sinag Maynila film SWAP, directed by Remton Zuasola will have a special screening at SM Seaside City Cebu Cinema 2 on March 17 during the Brillante Mendoza Film Appreciation Workshop.

Sinag Maynila film SWAP, directed by Remton Zuasola will have a special screening at SM Seaside City Cebu Cinema 2 on March 17 during the Brillante Mendoza Film Appreciation Workshop.

 
SM Seaside City to host Brillante Mendoza Film Appreciation Workshop

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MALLGOERS will have the rare opportunity to view internationally acclaimed film director Brillante Mendoza’s award winning film and to meet the filmmaker up close during the Brillante Mendoza Film Appreciation Workshop at SM Seaside City Cebu cinema on March 17.

The festival will showcase the newest film of Director Mendoza—“Taklub”—through a film appreciation workshop which will give an in-depth view of the making of a masterpiece from Director Mendoza’s point of view. Topbilled by Nora Aunor, “Taklub” is a story of three major characters—Bebeth, Larry and Erwin, whose lives intertwine after the super typhoon Haiyan ravaged the city of Tacloban, leaving survivors to search for their dead, while keeping their sanity intact, and protecting what little faith there may be.

Moreover, Mendoza is also a Festival Director of Sinag Maynila which he co-founded with Solar Entertainment Corporation CEO and President Wilson Tieng

Read more: http://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/88199/sm-seaside-city-to-host-brillante-mendoza-film-appreciation-workshop#ixzz43cjTxKeD
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Colombia fetes Brillante Ma. Mendoza

Colombia fetes Brillante Ma. Mendoza

It was a serendipitous reunion of sorts.

Filipino filmmaker Brillante Ma. Mendoza bumped into Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon in Colombia, of all places—where the two world-renowned artists received honorary awards at the 56th Cartagena International Film Festival, which ran from March 2 to 7.

At the “palatial and historic” Casa Pestagua hotel, Mendoza reminded Sarandon that it was actually their second encounter.

Mendoza recalled: “She was the presenter when I won my first big award, the Golden Leopard (video), at the Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland, for ‘Masahista’ in 2005.”

The director vividly remembered the dress that the actress wore in Locarno more than a decade ago. “It was jade green, with spaghetti straps and a deep neckline. While I was freezing in my barong, she wasn’t bothered by the weather at all.”

Amazed by his total recall, Sarandon told the Filipino director: “What a small world! Now, the two of us are the honorees. I am glad you continued making films.”

She also expressed astonishment that Mendoza had made 20 short and full-length films since his directorial debut, “Masahista.”

Unchanged

“Susan was very warm. She didn’t change at all in the last 11 years. Still carefree and chatty, she talked about her advocacies,” he told the Inquirer in an e-mail interview.

The awarding ceremony on March 7 left Mendoza speechless. “I was delayed by 15 minutes. When I arrived on the red carpet, there were only a few people there,” he related.

Turned out everyone, including the paparazzi, was already in the theater. “When I entered the venue, the people stood up and clapped. I was so touched.”

Then, a clip of his films was shown and again there was a resounding ovation, he reminisced. “It was unexpected. I didn’t see Filipinos in the audience. But on my last day in Colombia, a few Filipinos asked to have a photo taken with me, even though they had no idea who I was.”

He had the same goose bump experience earlier when he conducted a master class on March 5.

“The hall was packed. The questions seemed endless,” he recounted. “The Colombians were curious about the Philippines. They asked about our similarities.”

His answer: “I said our cultures were the same. We are always late, too. They laughed. We have the same religion, of course. There were also many churches there. Another thing we share is our interest in beauty pageants. Again, they laughed loudly.”

His hosts took him all over the city, and he got to attend some screenings held in schools. “The screenings were free for the accredited students, so the venues were always full. They saw behind-the-scenes footage of my latest movie ‘Taklub.’ Some students couldn’t believe that we finished the film in 12 days.”

The young cineastes were just as keenly interested in our country, he said. “They wanted to know about my process on the set and the usual budget range in making an indie film.”

Someone asked about the improvisational skills of Filipino actors after he told the audience that he doesn’t usually provide the cast with a script.

Brillante met several Colombian filmmakers, too, including Ciro Guerra, whose latest work, “Embrace of the Serpent,” was nominated in the best foreign language film category of this year’s Oscars.

“They were proud of this achievement because it was a first for their country,” said Mendoza.

Read more: http://entertainment.inquirer.net/191946/colombia-fetes-brillante-ma-mendoza#ixzz42aUHzNnA

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