Thursday, July 15, 2010

Essay-writing contest on new breed of Filipino filmmakers

[Swiped from Poyt]

MOVFEST, an independent film outfit spearheaded by writer-filmmaker Khavn De La Cruz, is involved in PHILIPPINE NEW WAVE This Is Not A Film Movement, a compilation of intimate interviews and conversations of the definite movers and shakers among this generation's filmmakers.

Edited by Khavn De La Cruz with Dodo Dayao & Mabie Alagbate
Introduction by Bienvenido Lumbera
Profiles by Chard Bolisay, Oggs Cruz, & Dodo Dayao
Published by Noel Ferrer, Instamatic Writings, & MovFest
Book Design & Layout by Gerard Lico

If you want an autographed copy of this book (by all directors!), just join their essay writing contest, answering one of these two questions:

1) Who is your favorite director from among those featured in the PNW book? Why?

2) What is your favorite digital film from among those done by the directors featured in the PNW book? Why?

Send your entry to

Essays must have at least 1,000 words. Submit in a word file (Times New Roman 12, double-spaced) on or before August 1, 2010.

Autographed copies of the Philippine New Wave will be given to the writers of the top three entries. The top three winners of the contest will be taking home signed copies of the film book--by all participating directors.

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