Philippines

Philippines 5th Edition

The Science Film Festival 2014 in the Philippines was organized by the Goethe-Institut Philippines in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Education (DepEd). The festival opened locally on November 4 at the Mind Museum and subsequent screenings took place across the archipelago, the concentration of which was in Metro Manila, where most of the partners and venues are located. Screenings were organized by the partners in their buildings or within their network of schools, universities and office branches. DOST furthermore screened the films at their offices across the country and the DepEd was responsible for making the films accessible to schools inside and outside the Metro. The festival period in the Philippines was November 4 to December 14, 2014, and reached 95 320 viewers.

Other partner institutions involved are the Ablan Foundation, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, Cornerstone, Felta Foundation Inc., the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), the Manila Ocean Park, Museo Pambata, the National Library, the Philippine Science Centrum and the Quezon City Science Interactive Center. Private universities, schools and student organizations also took part – notable are the Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro, the German-European School Manila and the Leyte Normal University, which took the Festival to typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city in the Visayas islands. Student organizations were also involved, like the University of the Philippines Deutscher Verein and the Philippine Society for Youth Science Clubs, whose members facilitated the experiments and games in some venues.

The Philippines

The Pre Jury


Ruby Roan-Cristobal
Ruby Roan-Cristobal is a seasoned science communication specialist, a broadcaster and project development manager ...

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Joseph R. Jacob

Joseph R. Jacob
Joseph R. Jacob has spent most of his career life in the field of education as professional physical science teacher and ...

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Maria Isabel Garcia
Maria Isabel Garcia is a science writer. She has written two books, Science Solitaire (National Book Award, 2007) and ...

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Princess Grace C. Wooden
Princess Grace C. Wooden is a graduate of BS Education major in Library Science from Saint Louis University, Baguio City ...

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Ronald Fernando

Ronald Fernando
Ronald Fernando graduated with a Bachelor of the faculty of Fine Arts in Advertising from Bulacan State University ...

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Egbert Amoncio
Egbert Amoncio is a 4th year BS Statistics major, studying in the University of the Philippines-Diliman ...

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Eisen Bernard V. Bernardo
Eisen Bernard V. Bernardo is a BS Development Communication graduate of the University of the Philippines Los Baños ...

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