MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The International Film Industry Conference (IFIC), an international platform hosted by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), geared towards bringing together international and local industry professionals to share and discuss the latest trends, developments, and cooperation opportunities, will be holding its sixth edition in hybrid format from November 18 to 20 at Novotel Manila Araneta Center in Quezon City and online via Zoom and Facebook.
This year’s IFIC is in partnership with QCinema International Film Festival and Full Circle Lab – Philippines, a capacity-building program from the partnership of FDCP and Tatino Films. IFIC will feature six free public sessions, three masterclasses, and a workshop series.
This year’s IFIC will offer free public sessions on documentary filmmaking, global trends in film distribution and exhibition, incentives and grants for Filipino filmmakers, and funding opportunities. As IFIC continues to promote regional and international synergy in the filmmaking industry, the IFIC public sessions for this edition will include a roundtable discussion with the ASEAN-Republic of Korea film commissions and agencies on accessing global opportunities for the Southeast Asian Film Industry and a session on international co-production in Asia.
The masterclasses in IFIC are recommended for film industry professionals and enthusiasts who would like to gain more knowledge on specific topics namely co-production with other countries, models of film distribution, and marketing films in the global market. Registration fee for one masterclass is PHP 1,000 or US$ 17, while a package of all three masterclasses is PHP 2,500 or US$ 42.
The workshop series on dossier-making and pitching is exclusive to the FDCP’s selected CreatePH grantees.
Interested participants in the free public sessions and masterclasses for both online and onsite events are required to register at the IFIC website. Registration is open until November 14.
For more information and updates on IFIC 2022, visit its official Facebook page.