Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal Winners

Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal

Arbi Barbarona‘s Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) was the biggest winner at the recently-concluded Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal awarding ceremonies held last night, March 12, in Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier. The gripping statement piece against the militarization of Mindanao tribes won six (6) awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress for newcomer Malona Sulatan. Barbarona was also last night’s most awarded individual, bringing home trophies for Best Picture (as co-producer), Best Director, Best Music, and Best Cinematography, for his collaboration with Bryan Jimenez. Following close behind is HF Yambao‘s Kristo, which won five awards, including two…

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Press Release: Sinag Maynila Film Festival announces its finalists for 2017

Sinag Maynila Film Festival is ready for its third season! The local film festival’s new tagline “Sine Lokal, Pang-Internasyonal” lives up to its core as the roster of finalists handpicked by Sinag Maynila CEO and Founder Wilson Tieng and world-renowned and internationally acclaimed film director Brillante Ma Mendoza have been announced. “The upgraded mechanics for this season may have been a risky move, but we are very happy with the outcome,” says Tieng. “We are looking forward to the reception of these films here and of course, internationally.” With the…

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Sinag Maynila films continue to make waves here and abroad

Independent film festival Sinag Maynila was born from the vision of Solar Entertainment Corporation, CEO Wilson Tieng and renowned festival director Brillante Mendoza’s wish to have a festival that not only inspires but educates and enlightens Filipino movie audiences. Made up of five homegrown filmmakers handpicked and closely collaborated with by Tieng and Mendoza, the festival produced feature films that presented social issues currently faced in Filipino culture. After a successful run last March, the films have gone on to garner attention both in the country and abroad thanks to…

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