May 09
SUNDANCE FILMFEST DIRECTORS HOLDS WORKSHOP IN MANILA by Alex J. Socorro  |  Posted in Articles  |  on Wed, May 9, 2007

Geoff Gilmore, the director of the Sundance Film Festival, will hold a one-day workshop on independent filmmaking on May 26 at the De La Salle Univesity’s Brother Andrew Gonzalez Hall.

Billed as a one-of-a-kind independent filmmaking workshop and called Sundance in Manila, the workshop will take place for four hours from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Gilmore, dubbed as Mr. Sundance, will be brought here through the joint efforts of Bigfoot Entertainment, the InternationaL Academy of Film and Television, the Film Development Council of the Philippines, Philippine Airlines and De La Salle University.

The workshop will be hosted by Kate Andrews, CEO of Bigfoot Entertainment.

Gilmore is expected to talk about the big breaks that made Directors Robert Rodriguez, Quintin Tarantino and Steven Soderberg leading filmmakers in the United States today.

Limited seats are available. The general public will be charged P3,000 and students P2,500 for the four-hour workshop. Tickets are available at the FDCP office, care of Lali Suzara (tel. 632-9512) and the De La Salle Graduate School of Business, care of Alex Roxas (tel. 523-4295). Tickets can also be brought online at