Cinemagis 7 was officially launched yesterday (January 21, 2014) at the SM City CDO event center. Cinemagis is on its 7th year, the Northern Mindanao’s Digital Short Film Fest by the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA) of Xavier University, Ateneo de Cagayan. The event was attended by the award winning Brilliante Mendoza.

The nomination for #Cinemagis7 we’re presented on the opening yesterday with the following categories:

Student Category

“Feeling Loved” by Greanne Mendoza
“Across the Universe” by Megan Louise C Hernandez
“Grasya” by Geffel Lou A Rodrigora
“Tingki” by Brian Adam Salvador Anay
“Abansada sa Hangin” by Marvelous J Bencio
“En Pace” (In Peace) by Orpheus Nery
“Emosyon” by Lucky dela Rosa
“Sangil” by Christian Alan E Toring
“The Bully has Awakened” by Harold A Villegas

Professional Category

“The End of War” by Joeromer Bacus
“May Bituin Din sa Umaga” by John Solomon T Legara
“Bagabag” by Adrian Rey Banaag Manapil
“Ang Lihim ni Natividad” (The Secret of Natividad) by Jasmine Limas


Cinemagis 7 Digital Short Film Festival Schedule of Activities

January 21
Opening of the Brilliante Mendoza Film Festival and Announcement of Cinemagis Nominations
SM City Cagayan de Oro Event Center – 5pm to 9pm

January 22
Film Productions: Design and Editing Workshop – XU Little Theater – 10am to 12 noon

Brilliante Film Screening and Workshop
SM Cinema 3 and 4 – 7am to 12 noon
Festival Night Out
6pm to 9pm

January 23

Film Production: Design and Editing Workshop
XU Little Theater – 10am to 12nn

Regular Film Screening
SM Cinema 3 and XU Little Theater – 1pm to 5pm

Filmmakers Meeting to form the Northern Mindanao Film Network
XU Little Theater – 6pm to9pm

January 24

Juror’s Meeting
XCCA Conference Room – 10am to 12nn

Regular Film Screening
SM Cinema 3 and XU Little Theater – 1pm to 5pm

Cinemagis 7 Awards Night
SM City Cagayan de Oro Event Center – 6pm to 9pm

The admission to the screening venues is FREE and only requires you to bring personal care items like soap, toothpaste and sanitary napkins for donation to the Typhoon Seniang victims at Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental last year end.

Author: Mike A.