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Sine Negrense Film Festival Introduces Best in Original Music Award: Pandayunon Takes the Inaugural Honor 


In a harmonious celebration of local cinematic talent, the Negros Island Film Festival unveiled a new accolade at this year's Sine Negrense Awards – the Best in Original Music category. The pioneering laurel found its home with the Open Category Film winner, "Pandayunon," directed by Jo-ane Pitogo.

Posted 27 November 2023 

Sine Negrense 2023: A Glittering Night of Cinematic Triumphs

The curtains have closed on the Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival 2023, leaving behind an indelible mark on Negros Island’s cultural scene. The week-long celebration of storytelling through the lens reached its crescendo on November 25 at SM Cinema 2, where filmmakers, artists, and enthusiasts gathered to witness the culmination of creativity and talent.

Posted 27 November 2023 

Sine Negrense 2023 Winners and Nominees


Here is the list of winners and nominees for the 2023 Sine Negrense Film Competition, showcasing the outstanding talents and creative achievements of Negrosanons in the dynamic world of cinema. 

Posted 27 November 2023 

Sine Negrense unveils 2023 short film finalists


The Sine Negrense in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the Province of Negros Occidental, the Negros Cultural Foundation and the Negros Museum unveils the competing films under the Open and Intercollegiate Category of the Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival 2023.  

Posted 23 October 2023 

CALL FOR ENTRIES Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival

The Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival is now accepting entries for its upcoming festival. The festival, which will be held on the last week of November, 2023, aims to showcase the best independent films from Negros Island, Philippines. 

Posted 1 May 2023 

Beyond the Reel: A Glimpse of the Grandeur of Perya De Juan

Town fairs have always been a nostalgic memory for most yet an elusive phantom for some—they always appear at the hearts of towns in a flurry of harlequin tents, twinkling lights, and lively chatter. Perya, as we call them, have always blinded us with fanfare to conceal the gambling and cheating—the corruption and the politics behind it all. 

Posted 6 December 2022 

TRANSCRIPT: Inspirational Speech of Butch Ibanez at Sine Negrense 2022 Awards Night


"There’s a lot of promising talent here in Bacolod.  So go ahead, tell you stories, share your God-given talent.  Let your voice be heard and let’s collaborate and hopefully someday, matikman ninyo at ng audience ninyo ang halo-halo moment; the movie magic that you all aspire to have."

Posted 01 December 2022 

Mary Jane Quilisadio, Mary Jane Quilisadio and Mary Jane Quilisadio!

A film about a young woman emerging from a river and wanders around a community asking people where she can find Dungan was proclaimed the Best Picture in the Open Category of Sine Negrense Film Competition 2022 during its Awards Night last November 26, at Seda Capitol Central - Bacolod. 

Posted 30 Nov 2022 

Ang Babayi sa Suba, Perya De Juan wins Best Picture in Sine Negrense 2022

A film about a young woman emerging from a river and wanders around a community asking people where she can find Dungan was proclaimed the Best Picture in the Open Category of Sine Negrense Film Competition 2022 during its Awards Night last November 26, at Seda Capitol Central - Bacolod. 

Posted 29 Nov 2022 

Sine Negrense 2022 Photo Highlights

In case you missed it, here are some great photos from Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival 2022 awarding ceremony at Seda Capitol Central, Bacolod. 

Posted 28 Nov 2022 

Sine Negrense 2022: Full list of winners

The 2022 Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival held its awards ceremonies Saturday night at Seda Capitol Central. This was the return of face to face screening and awarding ceremony after two years online due to the restrictions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Posted 27 Nov 2022 

Sine Negrense unveils 2022 short film finalists

THE Sine Negrense in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the Province of Negros Occidental, the Negros Cultural Foundation and the Negros Museum unveils the competing films under the Open and Intercollegiate Category of the Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival 2022. 

Posted 2 Nov 2022 

15 days left to submit for Sine Negrense film competition

There are fifteen days remaining for Negrosanon filmmakers to submit entries for this year’s Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival film competition. The last day of submission is on October 15, 2022. 

Posted 30 Sept 2022