SMART Communications and Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) revealed the finalists of the 1st Cine-Phone Film Festival, a nationwide movie-making competition that will cater to movies completely made through the use of cellphones.
As a prelude to this year’s 38th Metro Manila Film Festival, the Metro Manila Development Authority and SMART Communications will host a nationwide movie-making competition completely made through the use of cellphones dubbed the “1st Cine-Phone Film Festival.”
The event aims to recognize the creativity of Filipino young people for them to express themselves, tell stories and recognized through an accessible and affordable medium. The competition is further meant to promote healthy competition and instill Filipino values amongst the youth.
Thousands of entries from across the country came mostly from students and their short films revolve around the theme “Restoring Road Courtesy Among Motorists and Pedestrians” depicting values such as courtesy, discipline and respect.