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Jul 22
DGPI RETURNS TO THE FILM ACADEMY by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The Directors’ Guild of the Philippines, Inc. (DGPI) has acted positively to an invitation extended by Director General Leo G. Martinez and returned to the Film Academy of the Philippines, effective June 30, 2015 during the board of governor’s meeting. DGPI President Joel Lamangan attended the BOG meeting after a delegation of DGPI officers convened [...]

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Jul 22
33 SUBMISSIONS TO ALAMAT ANIMATION CONTEST by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

A total of 33 entrants joined the Alamat sa Animasyon Contest of the Sine Panitik project of the Film Academy of the Philippines. The entrants, Filipino student animators, came from 13 schools with animation courses. They chose from the official list of legends to be adapted into animated films. One entry was submitted by an [...]

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Jul 22
FIVE METRO MANILA CITIES TURN OVER P1.037 M CULTURAL TAX TO FAP by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Five Metropolitan Manila cities have turned over to the Film Academy of the Philippines a total of P1,037,284.54 as the Academy’s 20 percent tax share on the 25-centavo Cultural Development Tax collected by movie houses. The amounts of cultural tax shares were given to the Academy during the period April to July this year. They [...]

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Jul 22
FILMING WITH DRONES by Alex J. Socorro  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

One aspect of film production is the position of the camera. To a director, the best presentation of a scene is one that is captured in consonance with the placing of camera and camera movements as well. In the olden days, typical of French movies, the camera was always in a stationary position. Even if [...]

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