MANILA, Philippines — With Jake Figueroa and Patrick Yu as the lead forces, National U scraped past La Salle in overtime, 80-77, and snatched the solo second spot in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
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Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief The Philippines’ ABS-CBN is to launch its new series “The Bagman” at next month’s ATF market in Singapore. Series star Arjo Atayde will attend as part of the promotional team. “The Bagman” is a spin-off from the original, locally-produced digital series “Bagman” that was aimed at the Filipino audience.
MANILA, Philippines — Pakay ng De La Salle University na tapusin kaagad ang National University pagharap nila sa semifinals ng UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball sa Araneta Coliseum.
‘Filipinana,’ ‘The Remotes’ Win Top Prizes at QCinema Project Market in The Philippines – Global Bulletin
Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief The QCinema Project Market, the industry initiative that accompanies The Philippines’ QCinema International Film Festival, revealed its winners list on Tuesday delivering almost $500,000 of grants and in-kind support. The prizes followed a two-day networking and pitching event on Nov. 18 and 19 for 19 feature-length fiction film projects from Southeast Asia.
Quinzaine-Backed Film Training Program, Directors Factory Sets Up Shop in The Philippines (EXCLUSIVE)
Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief Cannes’ Directors Fortnight section has joined forces with The Philippines for the latest edition of its Directors Factory professional training program. Operating since 2013, when it kicked off in Taiwan, the Directors’ Factory works with a new partner country each year to mentor eight budding filmmakers who are preparing ambitious first or second feature projects that they will make in pairs. The four resulting co-written and co-directed short films will be screened as part of the Directors’ Fortnight (aka Quinzaine des Cineastes) in May. Four pairs were selected in Manila in October: Eve Baswel (Philippines) and Gogularaajan Rajendran (Malaysia); Maria Estela Paiso (Philippines) and Ashok Vish (India); Arvin Belarmino (Philippines) and Lomorpich Rithy (aka YoKi) (Cambodia); Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan (Philippines) and Tan Siyou (Singapore). They have now begun writing their screenplays and are expected to shoot their films March in Dapitan, a city in The Philippines’ Zamboanga Peninsula, known for its many shrines and as the place of exile of Philippines’ national hero, Jose Rizal. These days it is a hub for domestic and international tourism. Post-production of the four titles will then be hosted in Quezon City, which seeks to become the new film capital of the Philippines and where many of the country’s post-production houses are already based. The program is operated and co-produced by Epicmedia Productions of The Philippines and Dominique Welinski, founder and curator of DW (France).
CEBU, Philippines — The Araneta Academy Soaring Falcons basked in the glow of double championship glory in the recently concluded City of Bogo Alliance of Private Schools (CBAPS) Sports Meet 2023 at the Don Celestino Martinez Coliseum in Bogo City, north of Cebu.
MANILA, Philippines -- Reinhard Jumamoy waxed hot and helped the NU Bulldogs deal defending champions Ateneo Blue Eagles their third straight loss in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament, 65-61, Saturday evening at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.