CINEMAPUA 2020 FINALISTS REVEALED

Posted: December 20, 2019, 7:36 P.M.
 
 
The School of Media Studies - Mapúa University proudly announces this year’s CINEMAPÚA finalists and official entries in three categories. This season marks the 18th year celebration of CineMapúa in showcasing and appreciating the value of students' visual storytelling through film technology.
 
More than a hundred submitted film entries were screened last December 18-19 to select the finalists in each category: Collegiate; All Mapúans; and High School. A total of 32 selected short films will compete for Cardinal Best Film Awards (Gold, Silver & Bronze) per category; and for Special Cardinal Individual Film Awards per category during the week-long film festival on January 21-25, 2020 at the Intramuros campus. This annual event is one of the highlights of the celebration of Mapúa University’s 95th Founding Anniversary.
 
The CINEMAPÚA 2020 finalists are:
 
COLLEGIATE CATEGORY
 
Collegiate Category is a category for college students from all universities & colleges in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao within January 2019 to December 2019.
 
 
AMANUNG SISUAN
(Breastfed Language)
by: Neo-Aldwin Torres
Far Eastern University - Manila
 
 
ANG KORONA NI BOYET
by: Mark Lazatin
Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Manila
 
 
DOK
by: Ronnel Rivera III
Far Eastern University - Manila
 
 
 
GARING
by: Dan Djerico Pablo
University of Santo Tomas - Manila
 
 

 

 
ITLOG
by: Aina Eunice Viray
University of Santo Tomas - Manila
 
 
 
PANANAGHOY (Lamentations)
by: Kurt Neil Johahn Jimenez
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
 
 
 
PARA
by: Dave Francis Claro
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
 
 
PLUS MINUS
by: Shannon Lester Cristal Paraico
De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde
 
 
 
 
 
 
SILANG MGA NAKATAGO SA DILIM
by: Diana Manguiat & Angelica Nitura
Far Eastern University - Manila
 
 
TURO-TURO
by: Joshua Benedick Acpal
Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Manila
 
 
WILD CARD
(to be announced soon)
 
 
WILD CARD
(to be announced soon)
 
 
                             
 
ALL MAPÚANS CATEGORY
 
All Mapúans Category is an exclusive category for Mapua college, senior high school, and master students from Intramuros campus and Makati campus within January 2019 to December 2019.
 
 
 
ANGKLA
by: Frances Irish Villaflor
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
CUMMING OF AGE
by: Jayson Carl Santos
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
EMMA
by: Christer Klein Villamil
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
KUNG SINO AKO
by: Theophany Dionisio
Grade 12 - STEM
 
 
 
 
KUROK
by: Mico Tagulalac
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
LAST 234!
by: Genevieve Ofiana
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
PLUS PLUS
by: Leila Gonzales
AB - Digital Film
 
 
PROJ. IMAKULADA
by: Jan Michael Bernardino
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
 
 
SALIENCE
by: Princess Jamaezel Bacani
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
SIGURO, BAKA, PWEDE
by: Yvette Mijares
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
YUTOPIA
by: Lance Michael Delariarte
BS - Information Technology
 
 
ZULU
by: Jason Villegas
BFA - Digital Cinema
 
 
 
 
HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY
 
High School Category is a category for senior and junior high school students from all universities, colleges & high schools in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao within January 2019 to December 2019.
 
 
 
21 DAYS
by: John Thomas Trinidad
Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Manila
Grade 12 - Arts and Design
 
 
ALMUSAL: ANG TATLONG MAGKAKAPATID
by: Jaime Morados
MINT College
Grade 11 - AD Film
 
 
ANINO
by: Mavhin Jann Malanom
University of Santo Tomas - Manila
Grade 12 - STEM
 
 
 
JUDGE ME NOT
by: Carl Justin Pesigan
Our Lady of Caysasay Academy 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KAULAYAW
by: Yvonne Elizabeth Salazar
Miriam College
Grade 12 - HUMSS
 
 
MALAPIT NA, NAY!
by: Daniella Verzosa
Far Eastern University - Manila
Senior High School - Arts and Design
 
 
MANELA MANELA
by: Rigel Kent Evangelista
iAcademy
Grade 12 - Arts and Design
 
 
TAKIPSILIM
by: Ethan John Dela Cruz
Siena College of Taytay
Junior High School
 

 

 
 
UBOS
by: Samantha Erika De Las Llagas
Ateneo de Davao University
Grade 11 - HUMSS
 
 
ZETA PI
by: Patrick Joshua Sarmiento
Emilio Aguinaldo College - Cavite
Grade 12 - HUMSS
 
 
 
WILD CARD
(to be announced soon)
 
 
 
 
WILD CARD
(to be announced soon)
 
 
 
 
The winners of CineMapúa 2020 will be receiving a Cardinal Gold Film Award (P10,000 plus Cinemapua trophy) for best film; a Cardinal Silver Film Award (P7,000 plus Cinemapua trophy) for 2nd best film; and a Cardinal Bronze Film Award (P5,000 plus Cinemapua trophy) for 3rd best film, both for collegiate and all Mapúans categories. On the other hand, winners for high school category will receive a Cardinal Gold Film Award (P7,000 plus Cinemapua trophy) for best film; a Cardinal Silver Film Award (P5,000 plus Cinemapua trophy) for 2nd best film; and a Cardinal Bronze Film Award (P3,000 plus Cinemapua trophy) for 3rd best film.
 
Special Awards will also be given in each category with Cinemapua trophies. The following are the special awards: Cardinal Best Performance of an Actress; Cardinal Best Performance of an Actor; Cardinal Best Director; Cardinal Best Screenplay; Cardinal Best Cinematography; Cardinal Best Film Editing; Cardinal Best Production Design; Cardinal Best in Sound and Music; Cardinal Best Original Sound Track; Cardinal Best Film Teaser; Cardinal Best Film Poster; and Cardinal Audience Choice Award.
 
The Awards Night will be held on January 24, 2020 at the Mapua University Gymnasium, Intramuros Manila campus, 6:00 in the evening. CineMapúa is in partnership with Film Arts and Media Enthusiasts (FAME), a School of Media Studies accredited student organization.