Istorya ng Pag-asa (Stories of Hope) Film Festival

The Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (INPFF) is a nationwide competition for original short documentaries featuring extraordinary stories of ordinary Filipinos. The objective is to give a platform for short documentaries showcasing true and inspiring stories of hope.

Application Guidelines

  1. Interested participants must submit all of the following in a USB to the OVP on or before March 25, 2019:
    • Soft copy of the 3 to 5-minute film with subtitles in H.264 format
    • Soft copy of the 3 to 5-minute film without subtitles, in H.264 format
    • Completed application form• Brief résumé, two recent 2×2 photos, and a copy of a government-issued ID of the filmmaker(s)
    • Letter of consent written and signed by a parent or guardian if the interested participant is a minor

The mail package shall be addressed to:

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT
No. 100 11th Street, Barangay Mariana
New Manila, Quezon City 1112

It shall bear the following heading: INPFF 2019 SUBMISSION (Last Name, First Name).

  1. Films should only be 3-5 minutes long. It must feature a true story of hope of a Filipino.
  2. All filmmakers must shoot and/or edit their films in 1920×1080 or higher, and export their films in 1920×1080.
  3. All dialogues must be in Filipino or any other local language and must feature English subtitles.
  4. The phrase “Istorya ng Pag-asa” must be featured at least once in the duration of the film. It may be featured orally (spoken) or by use of physical text (written, printed, or digitally added).
  5. Films may be live action or animated.

Deadline: March 25, 2019