Mar 31, 2020

This year’s CinemaOne Originals is postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its organizers announced today, Mar. 31.

Cinema One Originals 2020 is postponed. While the deadline of entries submission for the 2021 Cinema One Originals Film Festival is until June 1, 2020.Read our full statement here.#C1Originals

Posted by Cinema One Originals on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

“We’ve decided to postpone this year’s C1 Originals given the detrimental COVID-19 pandemic we are facing,” said festival director Ronald Arguelles. “The health and safety of our filmmakers, artists and production teams is our priority.”

The organizers also extended the deadline for entries submission for next year’s film festival until Jun. 1.

Requirements include complete scripts with sequence treatment of original or adapted full-length feature film. Selected finalists will receive a P3 million grant for production.


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