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Cinemalaya 2019 Auditions: Schedules, Requirements, and Details


A few days after the announcement of next year’s feature film finalists, the details for the Cinemalaya 2019 auditions have finally been released on the Cinemalaya Facebook Page. To guide you through your audition, the Unreel Team will be compiling updates on the Cinemalaya 2019 auditions in this article as they are announced online.

|| Related: The Unreel Guide to the 2019 Cinemalaya Film Festival

Audition dates are on September 1 and 2, 2018 and just like in previous years, the Cinemalaya 2019 auditions will be held in CCP. Those who are interested to audition must prepare an audition piece. See the official announcement below:

Notes and Requirements

Cinemalaya 2019 Auditions:

  • Date: September 1 and 2, 2018 – 9am to 6pm
  • Location: MKP Hall, 4th Floor, CCP Building, Pasay City

Here is the full list of Cinemalaya 2019 entries:

  • An1 by Kim Zuniga & Sandro del Rosario
  • Annak ti Karayan by Maricel Cariaga
  • Belle Douleur by Joji Alonso
  • Fucc Bois by Eduardo Roy, Jr.
  • Iska by Theodore Boborol
  • John Denver Trending by Arden Rod Condez
  • Malamaya by Lei Chavez & Danica Sta. Lucia
  • Pandanggo by Sheryl Rose Andes
  • Tabon by Xian Lim
  • Ward by Thop Nazareno

See the audition details below for the films that are looking for actors to complete their cast. This list will be updated as more details are released:

“Ani” Cinemalaya 2019 Audition Details:

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ANi by Kim Zuñiga and Sandro del Rosario
Year 2050 Federal State of Bicol. A newly orphaned boy moves to a farm to live with his estranged grandfather. When Mauricio falls ill and as the crops in their farm seem to fall ill with him, Mithi embarks on a quest with his malfunctioning robot to search for magical grains that he believes will save the old man’s life. <Source>

“Iska” Cinemalaya 2019 Audition Details:

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ISKA by Theodore Boborol
Written by Mary Rose Colindres
Iska, a grandmother who wants to take her 10 year old autistic grandson into a special needs orphanage, is deemed an unfit guardian by the media and the government. Despite dealing with life’s blows one after the other, she never loses her tenacity to survive. <Source>
“Malamaya” Cinemalaya 2019 Audition Details:

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MALAMAYA by Danica Sta Lucia and Leilani Chavez Written by Leilani Chavez and Liberty Trinidad. A pessimistic uninspired middle-aged artist finds spark with a millennial photographer who leads her on a path of creative and sexual reawakening. <Source>
“Pandanggo” Cinemalaya 2019 Audition Details:

PANDANGGO by She Andes
Written by: Andrian Legazpi
Amidst poverty and violence surrounding her, Elena, a young midwife and a single mother keeps a positive outlook in life. As she seeks to work abroad to better her family, we will follow her as she prepares for her upcoming job interview. <Source>
“Annak Ti Karayan” Cinemalaya 2019 Audition Details:

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A coming-of-age story about Elias and his three friends who suddenly need to grow up and take on the responsibility their fathers left as they went away in a battle they can’t surely win. As Elias tries his best to lead the group, circumstances arise that challenges his resolve. Will Elias be able to protect his friends for what’s about to come if he himself questions his true nature? <source>

This article will be update as more details about the auditions for the other Cinemalaya 2019 entries are released. Bookmark this page for the latest news Cinemalaya 2019 auditions.

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