Film council launches 1st Sineng Pambansa contest
The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has launched the 1st Sineng Pambansa National Film Competition, which aims to promote and protect the Philippine film industry.
In line with its mandate to develop the local movie industry, the FDCP is holding the nationwide scriptwriting and film competition to enhance the country’s film culture. It also aims to highlight and unify the diverse visions, views, and voices of Filipino filmmakers across the Philippines.
Filipinos who have not written or co-written, directed or co-directed more than three films, documentaries or animated features are eligible to join the contest, which will be held in two stages:
a. The Scriptwriting Competition for Feature Film, Full-length Documentary, and Animated Short Film Competition in August 18, 2011 to November 15, 2011;
b. The National Feature Film Competition which will gather all the films produced from the winning scripts of the Feature Film Scriptwriting Competition, Full-length documentary Competition, and the Animated Short Film Competition in January 20 to May 2012.