The first ToFarm Film Festival starts rolling with the announcement of the 6 winners of the ToFarm Scripwriting Contest. Each winner will receive a grant of P1.5 million for the production of the movie based on the winning scripts.
The six finalists and their scripts are:
1. Kakampi – magic realism by Victor Acedillo, Jr.
2. Free Range – drama by Dennis Marasigan
3. Pana-Panahon – love story by Zig Dulay
4. Pauwi Na – comedy by Paolo Villaluna
5. Pilapil – suspense by Jose Johnny Nadela
6. Pitong Kabang Palay – drama by Maricel Cariaga
Festival director Maryo J. Delos Reyes is encouraging the winners to solicit additional funds for a more comfortable budget for their movie projects which are slated for a showcase this July, 2016.
The theme of the festival is “The Plight of the Farmer: His Trials and Triumphs” which will highlight the Filipino farmer’s aspirations and journey to success.
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