PROJECT MARKET AWARDS WINNERS
The QCinema Undertaking Market, the business initiative that accompanies The Philippines’ QCinema Worldwide Movie Competition, revealed its winners listing on Tuesday delivering nearly $500,000 of grants and in-kind assist.
The prizes adopted a two-day networking and pitching occasion on Nov. 18 and 19 for 19 feature-length fiction movie tasks from Southeast Asia.
Two tasks obtained the QCinema Undertaking Market – Philippines Co-production Grant, with each accumulating $55,000 (PHP3 million). They have been: “The Remotes” from director-producer John Torres; and “Filipiñana,” by director Rafael Manuel. “Filipinana,” a black comedy set on a golf course, gained a second prize on the night time price one other $18,000. On the current Asian Undertaking Market in Busan it had additionally been a a number of prize winner.
Two movie tasks additionally obtained the QCinema Undertaking Market – Philippines Co-production Grant price $27,000 (PHP1.5 million) every: “The Boy and the Combat of Spiders (Diwalwal)” by director Jarell Serencio and “Ella Arcangel: Ballad of Tooth and Claw” an adaptation of the comedian e-book sequence of the identical identify, by director Mervin Malonzo. It was the one animation challenge within the roster.
QCinema Undertaking Market – Southeast Asia Co-production Grant price $35,000 every was given to “The Sea is Calm Tonight” by Vietnamese director Le Bao and two movie tasks from Singapore — “The Drought” and “Trinity” from administrators Nelson Yeo and Boo Junfeng, respectively. “The Sea is Calm Tonight” gained two additional awards at QCinema: one offering coloration grading assist, the opposite price $9,000.
“QCinema Undertaking Market has been met with heat welcome and overwhelming curiosity from the nation and the area and we hope to have the ability to proceed this as an annual integral program inside QCinema,” mentioned QCinema inventive director Ed Lejano.
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