The deadline for the submission of the screenplays of possible entries in the 2010 Metropolitan Manila Film Festival is tentatively set on May 31.
This was included in the calendar of deadlines concerning the 2010 Metro Filmfest, still under the supervision of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.
The winning scripts, eight or less, will be announced on June 10.
The forthcoming filmfest will be the first to be launched by new MMDA Chairman Oscar Inocentes who this early has called for a revision of the criteria in the selection of the best film that will be based on artistic considerations rather than the box office performance.
The calendar also included the following:
July 15 Submission of detailed final filmography charts of the eight entries
Nov. 18 Submission of minimum 80 trailers, five posters and three copies of the DVD of the posters per official entry
Dec. 10 Submission of graded (timed) prints in 35 mm format
Dec. 13 Submission of joint certifications with laboratories concerned that prints needed to service the theaters shall be made available on time
Dec. 14-17 Screening of the official entries by the Board of Jurors and representatives from the selection committee
Dec. 24 Parade of Stars
Dec. 28 2010 MMFF awards night
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