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To highlight the iPad program and the creative approach to education at Foundation University, the students from the Broadcast Communication Department held the annual iPadayag Film Festival. The public screening of the movie entries and the awarding of winners last September 25 at the Sofia Soller Sinco Hall.

 

Before the actual filmmaking, the staff and volunteers of the Greyhound Studios organized a workshop last September 14 for the participants coming from the senior high school department of Foundation Preparatory Academy.

 

Among the top films, it was “Keyk” by Angela Grace Sarona, director, that garnered most of the major awards namely: Best Film and Screenplay and the Best Actor award won by its lead actor, John Clyde Guardario.

 

The other students from the Humanities, Social Sciences 12 who were behind the said film were as follows: Ella Mae Francisco; Hart Angel Tuballa; Hart Angel Balnig; Cassey Nicole Libron; Jefferson Balbon; Kent Sedillo; Japeth Ivan Kurstin Rustia; Blessie Rae Andus and John Philip Rosete.

 

On the other hand, “Hay Gugma Napud” by Kent Anthony Daling (Information Communications Technology 11) bagged the Best in Cinematography and “Sangil” by Shayne Ponce, Wency Zed Cuadero and Nieca Grace Rodriguez won the Best Actress Award. Meanwhile, Carina Simpao was given another Best Director Award for her film, “Daman.”

 

Film featured during iPadayag were captured and edited with the use of the iPad by senior high from Foundation Preparatory Academy.

 

Ipadayag Film Fest is geared to maximize the medium of film as a creative means of communicating information and storytelling. Through film making, the students are able to enhance critical thinking and express creativity.