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Film 101: Film History and Philosophy (seminar)

Foundation is very important in any endeavor. Along with the essential technical and storywriting skills needed in filmmaking, a study of cinema’s rich history will arm the future filmmaker with ideas, theories, concepts, and philosophies that have shaped and guided past and present movers of this multi-billion dollar global entertainment industry.

This one-day seminar gives an overview of the very popular and young (130 years old) artform known as cinema. The seminar will be discussing films, filmmakers, the film industry, and filmmaking itself.

Topics to be discussed:
  • History of Film and Filmmaking
  • Philippine Cinema
  • Film Theory
  • Film Genres
  • Important Films and Filmmakers

It is hoped that the students will not just have additional knowledge on cinema but have a renewed appreciation and deeper perspective of film as entertainment and art. This seminar will aid participants in their future endeavor in the art and business of filmmaking.

Presentation method

This one-day seminar consists of instructor-led lectures, visual presentations, and discussions.


  • to be announced

9 AM to 5 PM


PhP 2,950 (USD 70)

Includes materials, lunch and snacks.

Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.


Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

Course Date(s)

Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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