This is great news for upcoming screenplay writers, actors and directors as Cinema One further fuels the local film industry. Start working on your original stories as Cinema One is now accepting new entries. The deadline of submission is on January 14, 2011.
The Cinema One Originals 2011 will also give new writers and filmmakers great freedom because there is no specific theme to follow. Like the previous successful Cinema One Originals, a P1,000,000.00 grant will be awarded to each of the chosen ten (10) finalists to produce their movie.
Interested filmmakers must submit a completed screenplay with a corresponding updated curriculum vitae or resume and application form. The application form is available at the Cinema One office 8th floor of ELJ Building ABS-CBN or through online at Cinema One official website. A representative of each film group must sign the application form to be eligible in the 2011 Cinema One Originals project. The formal announcement of the 10 finalists will be made on March 2011.
Cinema One Originals has contributed to closing the gap between commercial filmmaking and the more arthouse/indie approach ad reflected in the 36 films it has produced through the years through this annual project. Notable titles are : Confessional, Yanggaw, North Diversion Road, Imburnal, Huling Balyan ng Buhi, Rome & Juliet, Dose, Paano Ko Sasabihin, Wanted:Border and many more.
Cinema One Originals is owned and produced by Cinema One, the top movie cable channel in the country.Cinema One is owned and operated by Creative Programs, Inc. (CPI).