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Sep 01
SINE PANITIK 2 SCRIPTWRITING CONTEST EXTENDED by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Mon, Sep 1, 2014

The deadline for submission of entries to the Second Sine Panitik Scriptwriting contest has been extended to September 30, a Tuesday. Scriptwriters who still wish to join the contest can adapt from a list of 22 classic Filipino short stories—13 in English and 9 in Tagalog. Like the First Sine Panitik contest, the National Commission [...]

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Sep 01
SINE PANITIK TRILOGY ‘TRES’ IN Q.C. INTERNATIONAL FILMFEST by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Mon, Sep 1, 2014

Tres, the first Sine Panitik film trilogy produced by the Film Academy of the Philippines which features adaptations of three classic Filipino short stories, will be included in the QCinema 2014 or Quezon City International Film Festival scheduled on Nov. 5 to 11 at the Trinoma Cinema. The various films included in the forthcoming filmfest [...]

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Sep 01
FAP SUBMITS 7-MEMBER OSCAR COMMITTEE TO AMPAS by fapweb  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Mon, Sep 1, 2014

The Film Academy of the Philippines has a officially transmitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) the composition of the Academy committee which will select and submit the Philippine entry to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Oscar awards. The committee is headed by Actor-Director Robert Arevalo with [...]

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Sep 01
THE BEST-SELLING BOOKS OF ALL TIME: ALMOST ALL ADAPTED INTO FILMS by Jose N. Carreon  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Mon, Sep 1, 2014

Part Four The international website Ranker has come up with the list of best-selling books of all time. Going through the first 20 books in this list, it is readily apparent that best sellers—especially novels—have a second life of their own…as films projected on screens. This further bolsters the contention that indeed literature is the [...]

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