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Emerging streaming platforms for PH Films

Manila Times — 29.11.2020

The cinema experience has changed in recent years because of the decline of movie-going audiences and the burgeoning of online platforms. And this year, it was further altered drastically with the closure of movie theaters worldwide due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The FDCP Channel ( is the digital platform for the ongoing 4th Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino that has 170 films.

Although a number of cinemas have reopened at limited capacities and the drive-in cinema concept has been introduced in a few locations, the theatrical setup in the Philippines is still far from the usual.

Sine Sandaan on TMT TV is a partnership between the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and The Manila Times TV.

Going digital has become a necessity and even an urgency this year. As such, having online content providers surely helped save the Filipino film and audiovisual industry by becoming alternative platforms for distribution and exhibition.

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