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FDCP supports funding for 22 local film projects

In its bid to continue supporting the Filipino film industry especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) announced the awardees of its CreatePHFilms Philippine Cinema funding program that provides selective funds for development, production, post-production, and distribution.

 

In its bid to continue supporting the Filipino film industry especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) announced the awardees of its CreatePHFilms Philippine Cinema funding program that provides selective funds for development, production, post-production, and distribution.

CreatePHFilms was launched in September in time for the commemoration of the closing of the Philippine Cinema Centennial celebration. 

Cycle 1 of CreatePHFilms ended in November and after thorough deliberations in December, the Selection Committee chose 22 grantees: eight for scriptwriting, four for script development, three for small budget production, two for large budget production, and five for post-production. The funding allocated for the CreatePHFilms Cycle 1 awardees amounts to P12.1 million.The esteemed Selection Committee members for Cycle 1 are Pangasinan 4th District Rep. Christopher de Venecia, FDCP Chairperson and CEO Liza Diño, director and writer Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr., director and Directors’ Guild of the Philippines, Inc. representative Raymond Red, Cinema Evaluation Board Chairman Christine Dayrit, Solar Pictures, Inc. General Manager Butch Ibañez, and cinematographer and Lupon ng Pilipinong Sinematograpo President Mackie Galvez.

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