CINEMALAYA Philippine Independent Film Festival 2021 is now open for submission of entries for its Short Film Category. Interested filmmakers must submit their application on or before March 5, 2021 (Friday), 6:00 p.m. to the Film, Broadcast, and New Media Division (FBNMD), 4F Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. Only entries by Filipino filmmakers are accepted to the Short Feature Category.
Those who are submitting their entries must provide the following: the final work in MP4 format, with violator/watermark, properly labeled with title, production company, address and contact numbers, production date, director’s name, and running time (which should not exceed 20 minutes inclusive of credit titles). It must be accompanied with the duly completed entry form, synopsis in English, a brief resume and two (2) recent 2×2 photos of the filmmaker/s. Entries must have been produced within the period of February 29, 2020 to March 5, 2021.
Entries can be submitted through online portal — just follow the link bit.ly/CinemalayaShorts2021Form, fill out the entry form and upload your film and filmmaker’s profile. For offline submissions, film entries must be submitted via USB. Entries must be submitted in a long brown envelope properly labeled with the proponent’s name, title of film, and contact details.
The ten (10) short feature finalists will be screened online during the 2021 Cinemalaya Film Festival from August 6-15, 2021. For more information and updates, visit the CCP website www.culturalcenter.gov.ph or follow the CCP and Cinemalaya official Facebook pages.