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Nov 07
B RATING FROM CEB FOR SINE PANITIK’S TRES by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Fri, Nov 7, 2014

Tres, the first film produced by the Film Academy of the Philippines under its Sine Panitik project to adapt classic Philippine literary pieces into film, received a B rating from the Cinema Evaluation Board. This entitles the film to get back a 65% rebate of the amusement taxes during its commercial run. The film was [...]

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Nov 07
PASAY CITY TURNS OVER CULTURAL TAX SHARE OF FAP by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Fri, Nov 7, 2014

Pasay City turned over to the Film Academy of the Philippines last Monday, November 3, the amount of P289,816.65 as its 20 percent tax share on the 25-centavo Cultural Development Tax collected by movie houses for the period December 2013 to September 2014. Pasay City turned over P1,463,545.02 for the years 2010 to 2013. This [...]

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Nov 07
QCINEMA by Alex J. Socorro  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Fri, Nov 7, 2014

A big boost to the movie industry, the Quezon City International Film Festival opened with fanfare at the Ayala Trinoma on November 5, 2014. The filmfest is in celebration of Quezon City’s 75th foundation day. The formal affair was headed by the youthful QC mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista who happens to also be a part [...]

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Nov 07
SAFETY ON THE SET by Corie Henson  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Fri, Nov 7, 2014

“It took seconds for a freight train to kill Sarah Jones, a 27-year-old camera assistant who died on the set of an independent film, ‘Midnight Rider,’ in rural Georgia on Feb. 20,” according to the news in New York Times. That incident brought about the issue of safety on the set. Kahit sa Amerika ay [...]

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