Actors and Auditions 101

There is a dynamic filmmaking scene in Cebu, Philippines– a good sign for the recovery of the region’s once glorious movie industry. This 2011, there are three low-budget filmmaking full-length productions currently in the works side-by-side in the Queen City of the South.

This, as well as a rising theater scene, leads to auditions left and right. Cebu’s well-known in the Philippines for the world-class caliber of its artists and performers and actors. And there are many more who aspire to take part in the cast of a local movie, TV or stage production.

But how should aspiring applicants behave in auditions? SineBuano, Cebu’s Independent Filmmaking Scene, has some humble helpful recommendations to those Actor-applicants to improve your chances, make your experience in auditions less stressful and more promising, more productive.

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Coppola in SineKultura, 6/20 to 6/24

The University of San Carlos CAFA Theater-SineKultura, the venue for cinema studies and appreciation, presents “Focus on Francis Ford Coppola”.

This week, three films will be screened for free to highlight the works and storytelling of influential filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola.

Screenings are this June 20, June 22, and June 24 and begin at 530 P.M.

Filmmakers, Film lovers and Film students are invited to the USC-CAFA Theater, Talamban, Cebu City.

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Cebu Cinema goes on a Roll!

SineBuano would like to thank and commend cable-movie channel Cinema One of its staunch support for regional cinema in the Philippines through its Cinema One Originals.

This year, filmmakers from Cebu, Nueva Vizcaya and Mindanao have received film production grants to produce their stories for cinema (News here).

Here are the finalists from Cebu: My Paranormal Romance and Di Ingon ‘Nato (Not Like Us).

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