Cinemalaya 2020 Auditions: Schedules, requirements, details, and more unveiled
Auditions for Cinemalaya 2020 entries are now open!
Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2020
August 7 - 16, 2020
If you’re still hungover from this year’s Cinemalaya, the festival has dropped plenty of details to keep you fine folks giddy with excitement. On top of the ten full-length entries to screen in next year’s fest, details regarding Cinemalaya 2020 auditions have been unveiled as well.
The official audition dates are September 7 and 8, 2019. Auditions are held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Auditionees are also expected to come prepared with an audition piece.
After a 6-month siege in Marawi, a young soldier comes back home and faces a different war.
“Dalagita Sa Likod ng Pawikan”
Direction: Paul Sta. Ana Screenplay: Brylle Tabora, Paul Sta. Ana
“Dalagita Sa Likod ng Pawikan” follows an island girl’s quest to find meaning and hope in the midst of personal tragedy and environmental degradation.
Direction: Emmanuel Q. Palo Screenplay: Jim Flores
A group of underground activists takes a 10-year-old boy under their wing while he waits to be reunited with his parents who are high-value targets by Marcos’ military.
Direction: TM Malones Screenplay: Joseph Israel Laban
Sara carries with her a heavy burden from her past: an encumberance that will only be relieved when she finally exacts revenge on the man who murdered her entire family.
Direction: Briliant Juan Screenplay: Lora Cerdan
A paroled ex-convict tries to adjust back to society while looking for his long lost friend and his place outside bars after being imprisioned for 30 long years for a crime he did not commit.
Direction: David Corpuz Screenplay: Andrian Legaspi
To lull the sorrow after being abandoned by his mother, Justine joins the school spelling bee.
Direction: Joris Fernandez, Paolo Valconcha Screenplay: Joris Fernandez, Paolo Valconcha
A conservative Filipino father in search of his estranged trans daughter receives the most unexpected help from a Thai transgender prostitute.
Direction: Jav Velasco Screenplay: Denise O’Hara
Two stories of desire for beauty and perfection: A waitress with an average Filipino nose raises funds for her rhinoplasty through a GoFundMe page, and a struggling fashion model gets addicted to plastic surgery and finds herself pushing her boundaries to what the price of beauty really is.
Cinemalaya 2021: Call for entries is now open!
For filmmakers who want to give Cinemalaya a shot, your earliest bet is next-next year. As announced on the festival’s official Twitter account, submissions of entry are now being accepted for the full-length category.