Category: Sinag Maynila Film Festival Presscon 2016

Brillante Mendoza at Sinag Maynila 2017 Closing Ceremony

Brillante Mendoza at Sinag Maynila 2017 Closing Ceremony

The awards night of the Sinag Maynila 2017 film festival was held at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura on March 12, Sunday.

Right after the awards night, South Korean film “Walking Street” was screened as the closing film of Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017.

Among the attendees were Sinag Maynila Founder Wilson Tieng, Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza,Walking Street” director Lee Sang Woo together with Lee Song Lee, Mendoza’s protégés Daniel Palacio, Nimrod Sarmiento and Conan Altatis, Full-length category jury members: French film critic Max Tessier (head of the jury), FDCP Chair Liza Diño Seguerra, Filipino film critic Oggs Cruz, and director Paul Soriano, who judged the Shorts and Documentary finalists. The  other two Shorts and Documentary jurors are professor Rolando Tolentino and critic Patrick Flores who . ” #SineLokalPangInternasyonal #SinagMaynila2017 

 

Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza with Sinag Maynila Founder Wilson Tieng and SM SVP for Marketing and Communications Ms. Millie Dizon announces the best film award. (Photo Courtesy: Sinag Maynila) 

 

(L-R) Walking Street director Lee Sang Woo, Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza and actress Lee Song Lee

 

Sinag Maynila Festival Director is flocked by actor Vince Rillon, Walking Street Director Lee Sang Woo and actress Lee Song Yi

 

Ballet Manila gives a stunning and elegant performance to commence the Sinag Maynila Gabi ng Parangal

 

Ballet Manila delights its audience with their striking performance!

 

Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza with Jury Head Max Tessier

 

 

Congratulations to all the winners! (Photo credits: Sinag Maynila)

Here is the complete list of winners:

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Hango
Avelino Mark Balmes, Jr.

BEST SHORT FILM
Aliens Ata
Glenn Karl Barit

SINAG BOX OFFICE AWARD
Bhoy Intsik
Joel Lamangan

SM PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
Beyond the Block
Ricky Carranza

BEST SOUND
Kristo
Albert Michael Idioma

BEST MUSIC
Tu Pug Imatuy
Arbi Barbarona

BEST EDITING
Kristo
Diego Marx Dobles

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Tu Pug Imatuy
Bryan Jimenez and Arbi Barbarona

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Kristo
Arvin Rosendal

BEST SCREENPLAY 
Tu Pug Imatuy
Arnel Mardoquio

BEST DIRECTOR
Arbi Barbarona 
Tu Pug Imatuy

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE
Julio Diaz
Kristo

BEST ACTRESS
Malona Sulatan
Tu Pug Imatuy

BEST ACTOR (tie)
Raymond “RS” Francisco
Bhoy Intsik

Kristofer King
Kristo 

BEST PICTURE
Tu Pug Imatuy

 

For more updates, visit Sinag Maynila official social media accounts: 

FACEBOOK: Sinag Maynila-  https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/

TWITTER: @sinagmaynila – https://twitter.com/sinagmaynila

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://sinagmaynila.com/

 

 

 

 

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WATCH | Sinag Maynila entries reflect ‘Pinoy themes with international appeal’

WATCH | Sinag Maynila entries reflect ‘Pinoy themes with international appeal’

By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com
March 10, 2017 · 12:00 pm

 

Now on its third year, the Sinag Maynila film festival takes an ambitious leap forward as it presents entries that reflect Filipino culture but are thought-provoking enough for international audiences.

In coming up with the festival’s new tagline, “Sine Lokal, Pang-Internasyonal,” Sinag Maynila CEO and founder Wilson Tieng says “the upgraded mechanics for this season may have been a risky move, but we are very happy with the outcome and look forward to the reception of these films here and, of course, internationally.”

This year’s entries were personally handpicked by Tieng and renowned filmmaker Brillante Mendoza, Sinag Maynila’a festival director.

 

More on the article by clicking on the link below.

http://www.interaksyon.com/entertainment/watch-sinag-maynila-entries-reflect-pinoy-themes-with-international-appeal/

 

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Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017

Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017

Sinag Maynila Film Festival is ready for its third season! 

The local film festival`s new tagline “Sine Lokal-Internasyonal” lives up to its core as the roster of finalist handpicked by Sinag Maynila CEO and founder Wilson Tieng and world-renowned and internationally acclaimed field director Brillante Ma Mendoza have been announced. “ The upgrade mechanics for this season may have been a risky move, but we are very happy with outcome,” says Tieng. “We are looking forward to the reception of these films here and of course, internationally.”

With the tremendous success of Sinag Maynila`s debut in March 2015, more talented filmmakers took their chance in getting a nod to be part of the competing roster as it has been closely associated with the opportunity for international recognition. This year`s categories include Full length, Short Films, and Documentary.

FULL LENGTH

 

KRISTO by HF Yambao

The story delves into what is supposed to be a victorious day for boy whose first born; Jemjem, graduated from elementary with Honors. Throughout the story, bits and pieces of

fighting against oppression of losing his main livelihood as a vendor, of fighting for his winnings in a bet to game fowls, fighting for his Honors as a family man, and eventually fighting for his own life against fate will be revealed.”KRISTO” stars Angela Cortez, Julio Diaz, Kristopher King

 

BEYOND THE BLOCK by Ricardo Carranza  

Spanning fifty years and charting a path across three continents, “ Beyond the block” weaves a thoughtful, personal account of Hip Hop Dance in the Philippines. From the sensational TV program of “Penthouse 7”

In the 70s to the cult classic “ Dance 10” in the 80s to the struggles of the Filipino contingents in Today`s biggest international dance competitions, the film lovingly showcases the special please of dance in very Filipino life .

 

LADYFISH by Jason Orfalas

Expelled from her nine-year occupation in the call center industry and discriminated upon of her homosexually, Kaye Cienfuegos, struggles to make ends meet. Her search for place and identity is cut short when her best friend Bonn appears on her front door with her adopted Swedish son Bjorn, and together they face obstacle to privide for their basic needs and rights in a society where a fair chance is out reach. “LADYFISH” stars JC Santos, Martin Escudero ,Brenda Mage, Ruby Ruiz.

 

BHOY INSTIK by Joel Lamangan

Two small-time felons’ paths crossed, starting a pretty mutual disdain for a competitor in their illegal business: BHOY INSTIK and MARLON, the key personalities in the community of the living dead. “BHOY INSTIK” stars RS Francisco, Ronwaldo Martin, Elora Espano, Jim Pebanco, Tony Mabesa, Jeric Raval.

 

SHORT FILM

  1. I Am Jupiter, I am the biggest planet by Matthew Victor Pastor

Silence in the red light distict if manila.

  1. Ang langit, Burger at ang Universe by Emmanuel Escalona Jr.

It took burgers and one girl for a man to discover his place in the universe.

  1. Aliens ata by Karl Glenn Barit

Two brothers deal with sudden loss of their father and an eventual separation from their overseas- Filipino-worker mother. Some things are hard to grasp that`s why they took to the sky for answer. Could it be aliens?

  1. Ang Hindi ko Masambit by JoseMaria Javier Manoos

A deaf kid who dreams of going to school faces a series of rejection from his mother because of an unprecedented past.

  1. Tulay buhay by Paul Arrenze Dionnela

In the streets of Manila, the homeless stuggle to live. Some fool other; don’t want to be fooled and some imitate some in order to survive.

 

DOCUMENTARY

  1. Hango by Avelino Mark Balmes Jr.

Follows the story of a grandfather and his grandchild who works as fishermen in Bacoor, Cavite.

  1. Kupkop by Jaynus Olaivar

A documentary that revolves around the life of 3 ids with cerebral palsy, who their parents due to their condition. They were able to find love and affection from people who, may not be their kin, show compassion without any form of compensation.

  1. The Recycled Spirits of Roel Cabato by Noa Del Rosario

Meet Roel Cabato: an Ilocano-Ifugao artist and environmentalist from Baguio City, who spends his time creating artworks from whatever he can find in his home/art space called Hanan`chi (Aninito Art Space and Café). His works represents his spiritual connection with Ifugao culture as well as his advocacy for environmentalist and recycling.

  1. Pagrara Sang Patipuron (Weaving a Circle) by Jean Clare Dy, Manuel Domes

Pagrara San Patipuron follows a group of indigenous Aeta women weaving artist in Nagpana, a sitio up in the mountains of Barotac Viejo, Iloilo. The film explores their artistic processes and products, reflecting negotiations between traditional and modernity. With the help of two your artist entrepreneurs in the community, the women were empowered to explore their artistic imagination and extend the limits of the design process in the hope of transcending their presents realities.

  1. Krudo Boys by Mirielle De Lara, Angelica Domingo, Dannieleth Julapong, Maria Agnes Malvar, Bea San Juan, Nathaniel Santiago

Renato together with his brother Alyo, are two of the few men who call themselves “Krudo Boys”. They scavenge for spilling crude oils coming from ships in Navotas City using only their worn-out boat and a piece of foam then selling it to the costumer. With this kind of grueling labor, they strive to work hard in order for them to provide food and shelter family.

Check the Full list of finalist via http://sinagmaynila.com/ . The 2017 Sinag Maynila Film Festival will be from March 9 to 14,2017. Get updates on Sinag Maynila via Facebook.com/SinagMaynila, Twitter and Instagram via @sinagmaynila.

Subscribe also to the official Sinag Maynila Youtube Account http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmZPI6PKUCsbim9eqByNQ .

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, MRS Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, MRS Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film MRS in select SM Cinema
Directed by Adolf Alix Jr.

CAST:

Elizabeth Oropesa
Lotlot De Leon
Anita Linda
Daria Ramirez
Rossana Roces
Sharmaine Arnaiz
Angeli Bayani
Gigi Locsin
Sebastian Castro
Ross Pesigan
Arvic Tan

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502572479945660/?type=3&theater

 

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

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, LILA Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, LILA Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film LILA in select SM Cinema
Directed by Gino M. Santos

CAST:

Janine Gutierrez
Enchong Dee
Sherry Lara
Miggs Cuaderno.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502561369946771/?type=3&theater

 

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

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

 

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, DYAMPER Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, DYAMPER Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film DYAMPER in select SM Cinema
Directed by Mes De Guzman 

CAST:
Alchris Galura
Carlo Aquino
Timothy Mabalot
Kristofer King
Liza Diño-Seguerra
Debbie Garcia

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502560906613484/?type=3&theater

 

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

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, T.P.O Screening schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, T.P.O Screening schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:

Catch ‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬ film T.P.O. in select SM Cinemas.
Directed by Joselito Altarejos

CAST:
Oliver Aquino
Mara Lopez
Miko Laurente
Dexter Doria
Menggie Cobarrubias
Yayo Aguila
Monti Parungao
Lex Bonife
Ray an Dulay
May delos Santos
Annelle Durano
Atty. Cecille Soria

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502560369946871/?type=3&theater

 

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

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

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Film Appreciation Workshop with Director Brillante Mendoza

Film Appreciation Workshop with Director Brillante Mendoza

 

ANNOUNCEMENT: FREE Screening of Brillante Mendoza’s Taklub with Film Appreciation workshop. APRIL 21(TH) Time: 10:15am-1:15pm Venue: SM MEGAMALL CINEMA 6 ‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬

Meet master film maker Brillante Mendoza in this FREE Film Appreciation Workshop with a Q & A after the screening of Taklub. This will be the first activity of Sinag Maynila 2016.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1608199619502146/

 

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

 

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‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬ tickets now available online!

‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬ tickets now available online!

‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬ tickets now available online! Check out the links below:

‪#‎LILA‬ > https://www.smcinema.com/Schedule?mn=Lila

SM2016-LILA-SCHEDULE

‪#‎EXPRESSWAY‬ > https://www.smcinema.com/Schedule?mn=Expressway

SM2016-EXPRESSWAY-SCHEDULE

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