Taklub got the Audience Award in Asiatica Film Mediale

Taklub got the Audience Award in Asiatica Film Mediale

“Taklub” won the Audience Award at the 16th Asiatica Film Mediale, held in Rome, Italy, on Nov. 28. The festival envisions to spark “discussion and cultural exchange between Italy and the Asian continent.” This May 19, “Taklub” won the Ecumenical Jury Prize-Special Mention – Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival Taklub,  was also …

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Brillante Mendoza, SGIFF head of Jury

Brillante Mendoza, SGIFF head of Jury

Brillante Mendoza will be heading the jury of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), which will be held on November 26 – December 6, 2015 at the Marina Bay Sands. While TAKLUB will be screened on December 1 at 9.30pm, followed by Q&A afterwards. He will also give a Masterclass to share his experience with …

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Bambanti won Best Film at Festival International du Film de Bruxelles

Bambanti won Best Film at Festival International du Film de Bruxelles

Sinag Maynila entry Bambanti bagged the Best Film award at Festival International du Film de Brussels held on November 17-21, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. This year, hollywood actor Holt McCallany is the chairman of the international jury. Accepting the award is Sinag Maynila Festival Director Brillante Mendoza. Bambanti is directed by Zig Dulay who currently participates to different international …

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Brillante Mendoza delivers master class at Minsk Film Festival Listapad

Brillante Mendoza delivers master class at Minsk Film Festival Listapad

Belarusian film fans have been given an opportunity today to attend a workshop by one of the best directors according to the Venice, Berlin and Cannes Film Festivals – Brillante Mendoza. The Filipino director, cameraman, producer and actor began his spectacular career at the age of 45. With over ten feature films under his belt, …

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At the Minsk International Film Festival – Listapad

At the Minsk International Film Festival – Listapad

After the successful Tokyo International Film Festival, the Directorate of Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” was honored to invite Director Brillante Mendoza to the 22nd Minsk International Film Festival held on November 6th-13th, 2015. Being one of the most spectacular events in the cultural life of its country, Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” is held annually in the …

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LOLA at TIFF 2015

LOLA at TIFF 2015

Tokyo International Film Festival 2015: Wilson Tieng, CEO of major distribution company Solar Entertainment Corporation, and distributor of ‘Lola’ with Brillante Mendoza during the Q&A session. Brillante Mendoza has five films in this years TIFF – Lola, Serbis, Foster Child, Thy Womb and Taklub. He is also part of the omnibus project called Asian Three Fold …

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28th Tokyo International Film Festival

28th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 28th TIFF opening held on Wednesday – October 22, 2015 at Roppongi Hills, there were also activities at Shinjuku Wald 9, Shinjuku Piccadilly, TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku and other theaters in Tokyo. The Red Carpet was held at Roppongi Hills, started with the appearance of Pepper, the world’s first robot to understand human emotions. Last year, …

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Brillante Mendoza, QC Outstanding Citizen Awardee

Brillante Mendoza, QC Outstanding Citizen Awardee

Brillante Mendoza is one of Quezon City’s Most Outstanding Awardee given on October 19 at the Smart Araneta in Cubao, Quezon City. The award was presented by QC Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte. This year, 11 individuals and 5 organizations were selected by the Quezon City MANUEL L. QUEZON GAWAD PARANGAL SELECTION …

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Taklub, Beirut Film Festival Best Feature Film

Taklub, Beirut Film Festival Best Feature Film

Taklub, by Brillante Mendoza is voted by the audience as Best Feature Film at the Beirut Film Festival. The Beirut International Film Festival 15th Edition was held on October 7-15, 2015. Beirut International Film Festival is Lebanon’s oldest and most prestigious film festival. The annual competition includes categories for feature films, short films and documentaries. …

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At the NETPAC 25th Anniversary in Bangkok

At the NETPAC 25th Anniversary in Bangkok

It was a great crowd, at the screening of ‘Foster Child‘ today, at the FCCT, in the presence of Director, world-renowned film-maker Brillante Mendoza, as well as the much-respected Netpac President Dr Aruna Vasudev. The occasion was the 25th Anniversary of NETPAC ( Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema). The event attracted a large …

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