May 07, 2015
The Cinemalaya Foundation has announced the finalists for the Short film category for the 2015 Cinemalaya Film Festival and Competition.   The ten finalists in the Short film Category are:  Apasol by Ryan Joseph Murcia, Gatilyo ng Baril by Glenmark... Read More
April 30, 2015
THE Cinemalaya Foundation announces the opening of the Cinemalaya Institute in June 2015.   The Cinemalaya Institute will provide education, training and accreditation of practitioners in key aspects of film production.   The Cinemalaya Institute will be housed in the New Media,... Read More
February 27, 2015
After a successful decade and attaining premiere status as the Philippines’ leading independent film festival and competition, Cinemalaya is now expanding its mission to the training of practitioners in key aspects of film production and serving as an inspiration to independent filmmaking... Read More
February 26, 2015
Entries are now being accepted for the Short Film category of the 2015 Cinemalaya Independent Film Competition and to the Full-Length Feature Category of next year’s competition. Deadline for submission for both categories is on March 6, 2015, Friday, 6 p.m. at the Media Arts Division of the... Read More
August 10, 2014
Francis Xavier Pasion’s Bwaya, won Best Film as well as three other awards in the New Breed category while Jose Altarejos’ Kasal was named Best Film in the Directors Showcase category, with Nora Aunor winning the Best Actress plum, also in the Directors Showcase category, of the 10th ... Read More
August 08, 2014
Catch these additional screenings at Cinemalaya X. Thursday, August 7, 10am: 1st ko si 3rd (Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino); Bwaya (Tanghalang Manuel Conde); Shorts B (MKP Hall); and Asintado (Tanghalang Huseng Batute) Friday, August 8, 10am: The Janitor (Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino) and... Read More
August 05, 2014
This year’s “celebration” of the best in Philippine independent filmmaking in the country formally opened to a full house at Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The Philippine premiere of the biographical film Documented by Pulitzer Prize... Read More
August 02, 2014
THE Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with the launching of the book entitled Making Waves: 10 Years of Cinemalaya on August 9, 2014, 5pm at the Silangan Hall of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The Cinemalaya X book is a commemorative... Read More
August 02, 2014
Officials of the Sundance Institute and the International Film Festival of Kerala are in Manila to serve on the jury of the 10th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition ongoing until August 10 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Ayala theaters at Greenbelt Makati, Alabang... Read More
August 01, 2014
PIONEERING independent filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik will receive the Cinemalaya Gawad Balanghai for Outstanding Contribution to Philippine Independent Cinema at the 10th Cinemalaya Awards Night on August 10 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Kidlat Tahimik, whose name is Tagalog for silent... Read More


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