December 6th, 2010Viewed 3528 times, 1 so far today
Davao filmmaker and educator Ronald Gary Bengil Bautista did it again. After taking home most of the trophies during the 5th Mindanao FilmFest, Bautista and his crew at Studio Beta Productions took home 4 trophies at this year’s 6th Mindanao FilmFest. Bautista’s collaboration with his younger brother Leo George Bautista, an action martial arts film entitled Ang Sipyat won Best in Sound.
Meanwhile, Gary Bautista’s Bakak won for him the Best Director Award, the Best Guerilla Film Award, and the Best Film Award. The jury, composed of NCAA’s Teddy Co, columnist and artist Rudolph Alama, and lifestyle columnist and blogger Ria Jose felt that Bakak is a film that is both technically excellent and a good representation of a new direction that Mindanao films will take.
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November 29th, 2010Viewed 5530 times, 3 so far today
3 Documentaries. 11 Short Films. 10 Guerilla Films.
24 films will be available for viewing for the 6th Mindanao Film Fest, from December 3 – 5, 2010 at Cinema 5 at the Gaisano Mall of Davao.
The documentaries joining the film fest are “The Empowered Filipina” by Kamil Roxas, “Rhose, Where Do Your Dreams Go?” by Nawruz Paguidupon, and “This is my water” by Jeff McGary.
For the Short Films Students’ Category, the following are the MFF entries:
- “Thy Will be Done” by Kristian Somera
- “Lumon” by Leo Jeorge Bautista and Mark Nicholas Dapitanon
- “Tulay” by Zenas Harvey Apal
- “Kwerdas” by Jon Jose
- “The Red Balloon“