Doon Po Sa Amin a.k.a. Pride Campaign will be holding a national short film competition for the youth. The entries will focus on the good things in their place.
“Ano ba ang puwedeng ipagmalaki ng iyong lugar?” That’s the question that should be answered by the entries as explained by Director General Leo Martinez of the Film Academy.
FAP Director General Leo Martinez
The competition will produce 100 winning short films, straight or semi-documentary videos. “Kahit hindi broadcast quality,” emphasizes DG Martinez, “yung content ang mahalaga sa mga isa-submit nila.”
The winning entries will be re-produced by the Film Academy but in a longer version. That’s where the movie industry workers will come in so as to provide quality since the documentaries will be shown on local television.
In this regard, the Film Academy had invited film directors and other film workers for a primer on the Pride Campaign. Due to be organized are production teams that will be going to the provinces for location shoots.
Film director William Mayo
Director William Mayo spoke at length on the basic production procedure that centered on the digital camera. Director Mayo also stressed the need for an Uploader to safeguard the footages in the digital camera.
Veteran Sound Technician Rolly Ruta showed some footages with sound effects. He also gave an overview of the digital production.
Sound Technician Rolly Ruta
Hosted by Tom Torres, the Pride Campaign Primer was held on September 24, 2011 on the roof deck of the Reyes Building in Malingap St. Teacher’s Village, Q.C.
The affair also served as a soft launching of FILMS (Film Movie-Workers, Inc.). The new group is headed by Chairman Nonong Reyes and Vice Chairman Joel Apuyan.
FILMS Chairman Nonong Reyes
The 30 or so participants fully appreciated the 3-layered ham sandwich for the morning snack, the 3-viand lunch and the goto with tokwa’t baboy for merienda.
Lunch time for the participants
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