MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Cinemalaya Foundation Inc., and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), present Cinemalaya Konek, a three-day gathering to provide filmmakers an avenue to interact, network, and connect with fellow film industry players. The event is slated on August 10 and 12 to 13, at the CCP.
The program for Cinemalaya Konek consists of three main activities:
- Interaction/Panel Discussion
- Networking + Filmmakers Night
- Business Matching
The first activity, Interaction/Panel Discussion, is divided into two parts, kickstarted with Konek 1: Film Producing in Cinema and Streaming Platform wherein film producers Alemberg Ang, Ida Del Mundo, and Daphne Chiu will do a discussion about their process, inspirations, and motivations in producing films. This will be followed by Konek 2: Filmmaking and Film Programming for International Festivals, where Cinemalaya Film Juries Frederic Auburtin, Makiko Wakai, and Madonna Tarrayo will share their experiences in filmmaking, programming, and participation to international festivals.
Konek 1 and Konek 2 will be held on August 10 from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm and 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm respectively at the CCP Cinemalaya Tent.
The second activity, Networking & Filmmakers Night, will help different filmmakers and directors in networking with film producers, post-production companies, embassies, industry players, and stakeholders on August 10 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the CCP Cinemalaya Tent.
The last activity, Business Matching, will take place on August 12, 2022, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and on August 13, from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at CCP Cinemalaya Tent.
Cinemalaya Konek is a fringe activity of the Cinemalaya Film Festival, which opened on August 05 at the CCP.