American legend John Ford@SineKultura

John Ford was an American film director, famous for both his westerns such as “Stagecoach”, “The Searchers”, and “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”, and adaptations of such classic 20th-century American novels as “The Grapes of Wrath.”

This week, University of  San Carlos SineKultura will feature “The Man who Shot Liberty VaLance” and “The Searchers” on Wednesday and Friday respectively.

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USC Cinema invites future students for Masters in Cinema Studies

Cebu City, Philippines. The University of San Carlos-College of Architecture and Fine Arts seeks to identify potential graduate students for a proposed Masters of Fine Arts in Cinema Studies program for the academic year 2012 to 2013.

The course will include extensive study in the areas of Film History, Theory, Essay writing, Criticism, Cinemateque Management, and other scholarly studies in regards to Cinema.

Electives in the technical crafts of film production, such as editing, producing, sound, cinematography, and others, will round out the student’s education and experience.

As much as possible, the course’s classes will be held on Saturdays and evenings to help accommodate working professionals.

All graduated students from any discipline are encouraged to apply. Working filmmakers and those with film experience but no formal cinema education are especially encouraged to apply.

Those interested to take part in this proposed program, please send a letter of introduction and interest with background information to Mr. Misha Anissimov, Cinema Coordinator, University of San Carlos, through “”

SineKultura Film Screenings@USC-TC this June 6 to 10

Starting this June 13, the University of San Carlos-College of Fine Arts and Architecture (USC-CAFA) starts its classes for its Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema course– but even before that a different sort of class and education will occur  this June 6. The USC-CAFA Theater will be the classroom and the mentors will be Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Gene Kelly, Francis Ford Coppola, and many others.

Be a Spectator-student of the SineKultura Film series of screenings.

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Lantawan Magazine invites Cebu Photographers

LANTAWAN magazine invites Cebu’s amateur or professional photographers interested in Art and Architecture to its 1st Photo Contest.


Art and design magazine LANTAWAN is published once every year by the College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CAFA) of the University of San Carlos.

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USC Film Course now Green-lighted!

It’s official, Cebu City’s University of San Carlos has approved the new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema program under the College of Fine Arts and Architecture (CAFA)!

The Philippines’ second university-based film school is now greenlighted! There’s still lots of work to be before the start of the new semester this June 2011!

SineBuano would like to congratulate the hard work of the original proponents of this promising course: Misha Anissimov, Lito and Juven Tabay of the Bahala Na Film Initiative and the Tioseco-Bohinc Film Archive for pushing for this dream.

Great thanks to the support  given by the USC CAFA Dean Yumi Espina, the USC Economic Feasibility Committee, Radel Paredes, Omar Maxwell Espina in order to make this dream into a reality of Cebu cinema and Cebu’s Independent Filmmaking Scene.

Our deepest thanks to those who participated in the economic feasibility study, this wouldn’t have been made possible without your participati0n!