The Cinema Values Reorientation Program of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts is enjoining Filipino filmmakers to join two festivals slated this mid-year in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The CVRP last month received the invitation for the two festivals, namely:
–14th Festival of Festivals International Film Festival which will be held on June 23 to 31, 2006 in St. Petersburg; and
–16th Message to Man International Documentary, Short and Animated Film Festival which will be held on July 18-31, 2006, in the same Russian city.
Those who plan to enter the 14th Festival of Festivals must submit all documents and VHS cassettes at the festival office before May 15, 2006. Entries which will be selected and invited must submit their prints before June 15, 2006. For more information, you may e-mail inquiries at email@example.com or visit site at http://www.filmfest.ru/indexen.htm.
Those planning to enter the 16th Message to Man Documentary, Short and Animated Film Festival must submit entries to the festival selection committee on or before May 1, 2006. For more information, interested parties may e-mail inquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit site at http://www.message-to-man.spb.ru.
Interested parties may also contact Mr. Sunny Completo, project officer of the cinema program and Elvert C. Bañares, consultant of the cinema program of the CVRP thru tel. nos. 527-2207 and 527-2192 (local 308).