The Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (INPFF) media conference was recently held at The Office of the Vice President (OVP) together with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and in partnership Ayala Foundation to campaign the said project and to draws the attention of film-makers to submit their entries until March 25, 2019. The film festival will give a chance to the top three winning entries to be screened in Ayala cinemas nationwide as part of the winners’ prizes.
The winners of last year’s contest Florence Rosini (INP grand winner) and Meg Serranilla (INP third prize winner) joined the Vice President in the panel of interviewees. They both pointed out that one doesn’t need to use sophisticated gadgetry to create a good film. Rosini, a film student from UP, made use of the equipment that her classmates already had, while Serranilla utilized a DLSR camera and some lights.