Sinag Maynila 2016 teaser

Sinag Maynila 2016 teaser

Solar Entertainment Corporation together with renowned director Brillante Mendoza launched this film festival that aims to support local independent cinema. This is their second year. After a successful run last March, the films have gone on to garner attention both in the country and abroad thanks to their compelling narrative. The 2nd Sinag Maynila Film …

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016 lineup

SINAG MAYNILA 2016 lineup

SINAG MAYNILA 2016 After a successful initial year, Solar Entertainment Corporation, through its head Wilson Tieng and festival director Brillante Mendoza, is proud to announce the entries for Sinag Maynila 2016. More than a hundred entries were submitted and only five films were chosen. Each entry will receive a grant of two million pesos. The …

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Brillante Mendoza at Dubai International Film Festival

Brillante Mendoza at Dubai International Film Festival

Repost from Gulf News via Irish Eden Belleza, Videographer (Tabloid!) Award-winning Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza is back in Dubai with a new indie film that brings back haunting memories of one of the most tragic episodes in recent memory. Trap (Taklub), which is currently screening at the Dubai International Film Festival (Diff), tells the story of …

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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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