Philippines

Science Film Festival in the Philippines 7th Edition

A total of 167 246 participated in the Philippines in 2015. The Department of Education (DepEd) took care of the film distribution to the 16 cities in Metro Manila and 18 regions in the country. Public screenings in different public libraries were managed by the National Library of the Philippines. The DOST SEI through their Science Explorer Bus toured several public schools in the provinces during the festival period. Other screenings were also made possible through the support of secondary partners: Mind Museum, Museo Pambata, Manila Ocean Park, National Library, Philippine Science Centrum, Quezon City Science Interactive Center, LIceo de Cagayan, Xavier University, Coalition for Better Education, Ablan Foundation, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, CFC Cornerstone, German European School Manila, the University of the Philippines Astronomical Society and the Film Development Council of the Philippines.

This year, the festival officially opens on 8 November 2016 at the SM IMAX Megamall with the film – “A Beautiful Planet”. This is the first time for the Science Film Festival Philippines to open the festival in IMAX 3D. Screenings in all major points in the country happens thereafter with major support from the Department of Science Technology (DOST) and the Department of Education (DepED) as well as from very loyal group of minor stakeholders.

Philippines

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    Family Edutainment

      Annedroids: Episode 103 – Reduce, Reuse, Robocycle

      Director: J.J. Johnson
      Produced by: Sinking Ship Entertainment
      Country: Canada
      Secondary School (12–16)
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      Checker Tobi – The Gold-Check

      Director: Martin Tischner & Johannes Honsell
      Produced by: megaherz gmbh film und fernsehen
      Country: Germany
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Checker Tobi – The Paper-Check

      Director: Martin Tischner & Johannes Honsell
      Produced by: megaherz gmbh film und fernsehen
      Country: Germany
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Checker Tobi – The Plastic Check

      Director: Martin Tischner & Johannes Honsell
      Produced by: megaherz gmbh film und fernsehen
      Country: Germany
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Checker Tobi – The Rubber-Check

      Director: Martin Tischner & Johannes Honsell
      Produced by: megaherz gmbh film und fernsehen
      Country: Germany
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Checker Tobi – The Sand-Check

      Director: Johannes Honsell
      Produced by: megaherz film und fernsehen on behalf of Bayerischer Rundfunk
      Country: Germany
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Fixer Lab

      Director: Jennifer Treuting & Kristen McGregor
      Produced by: Jennifer Treuting & Kristen McGregor
      Country: United States of America
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Full Proof – Domes

      Director: Uif Putters
      Produced by: NTR
      Country: The Netherlands
      Primary School (9-11)
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      Gone with the Time

      Director: Mathieu Rolin
      Produced by: Le vaisseau, le PAIR, amopix, CNC & Bourse Estim
      Country: France
      Secondary School (12-16)
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      House of Little Scientists: Cola

      Director: Pichsinee Sirichotchumnarn
      Produced by: Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Foundation, National Science Museum Thailand ...
      Country: Thailand
      Early Learners (5 – 8)
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      House of Little Scientists: Shapes

      Director: Pichsinee Sirichotchumnarn
      Produced by: Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Foundation, National Science Museum Thailand ...
      Country: Thailand
      Early Learners (5 – 8)
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      Ecology and Environment

        Amur – Asia's Amazon

        Director: Franz Hafner (Ep.01 + Ep.03) & Klaus Feichtenberger (Ep.02)
        Produced by: A co-production of Terra Mater Factual Studios, Interspot Film and NDR ...
        Country: Germany
        Young Adults (17+)
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        Natural Science, Technology and Life Science

          Baobabs - Between Land and Sea

          Director: Cyrille Cornu
          Produced by: Cyrille Cornu (Lokobe Production)
          Country: France / Madagascar
          Secondary School (12-16)
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          Chasing Pluto

          Director: Terri Randall
          Produced by: Paula Apsell
          Country: United States of America
          Secondary School (12–16)
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          Computer Says Show Ep. 1

          Director: Dr. Catherine Gale
          Produced by: Archie Baron
          Country: United Kingdom
          Secondary School (12–16)
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          Corrosion – Rust Belongs on the Scrap Heap

          Director: Jo Siegler
          Produced by: Max Planck Society & Massih Media
          Country: Germany
          Young Adults (17+)
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          End of Memory

          Director: Vincent Amouroux
          Produced by: ZED & ARTE France
          Country: France
          Young Adults (17+)
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          Epigenetics – Game of Genes

          Director: Noak Carrau
          Produced by: Yoann Dhenin (l’Heure Bleue Productions)
          Country: France
          Young Adults (17+)
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          Hawkeye: Filipino Ingenuity

          Director: Maritoni Esperida (Executive Producer)
          Produced by: ABS-CBN
          Country: The Philippines
          Secondary School (12–16)
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          K for Knowledge – Sugar in Numbers

          Director: Fabian Wolf
          Produced by: Bilderfest GmbH on behalf of WDR
          Country: Germany
          Secondary School (12–16)
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          Leaps in Evolution – Episode 1: The Origin of Eyes

          Director: Kazuki Ueda
          Produced by: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
          Country: Japan
          Secondary School (12–16)
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          Predict My Future

          Director: Paul Casserly
          Produced by: Mark McNeill
          Country: New Zealand
          Young Adults (17+)
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          The Origami-Code – Scientists Uncover the Power of Folding

          Director: Francois-Xavier Vives
          Produced by: fact+film, Leonardo Film, La Compagnie des Taxi Brousse, ZDF/3Sat ...
          Country: Germany/France
          Secondary School (12-16)
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          Uranium – Twisting the Dragon's Tail: Episode 1

          Director: Wain Fimeri
          Produced by: Sonya Pemberton, Genepool Productions, SBS Australia ...
          Country: Australia
          Secondary School (12-16)
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          Culture and History

            The Great Math Mystery

            Director: Dan McCabe & Richard Reisz
            Produced by: Paula Apsell
            Country: United States of America
            Secondary School (12 – 16)
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            Non-Verbal & Science Shorts

              bioLogic

              Director: Lining Yao & Helene Steiner
              Produced by: Zach Both, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Oksana...
              Country: United States of America
              Secondary School (12–16)
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              Einstein 100

              Director: Jamie Lochhead, Eoin Duffy & Anais Rassat
              Produced by: Windfall Films for the Science and Technology Facilities Council
              Country: United Kingdom
              Secondary School (12-16)
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              Magnetism to the Power of Four

              Director: Daniel Laumann & Matthias Ries
              Produced by: Institut für Didaktik der Physik...
              Country: Germany
              Young Adults (17+)
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              Mosquitoes: A Story Of Attraction

              Director: Keenan Smith
              Produced by: Ankitha Kini
              Country: United States of America
              Primary School (9 – 11)
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              Star Stuff

              Director: Ratimir Rakuljic
              Produced by: Monika Drahotuski, Ratimir Rakuljic &Andrej Smoljan
              Country: Croatia
              Secondary School (12-16)
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