From awarding the Top Outstanding Farmers in the country to enjoining more farmers to push support for the advocacy about farmers through a film festival, TO Farm Film Festival of Dr.Milagros How had really come along way. On its 3rd year, Dr.Milagros How, chief advocate, CEO and President of Universal Harvesters Inc. announced the new festival director and the new guidelines for advocacy film competition, Direk Bibeth Orteza whose affinity to the festival and late director Maryo J Delos Reyes goes as far back in the 70s. With Director Joey Romero as Managing Director, the mechanics for the Short Film Category were shared to the media today at Makati Shangrila Hotel.
Submission of screenplays starts April 20. Announcement of Shortlist is scheduled May 9 and announcement of winners will be on May 23,2018. Theatrical screenings is set on Sept12-18 and Closing Ceremony and Awards Night is on Sept.20,2018. Full mechanics are posted on www.tofarm.org.
7 finalists will receive seed production grant of 1.5M in three tranched of 500K those who worked on the theme "A tribute to life: Parating Na". The most notable change this year is the improved Short Film Category shot only using camera phones. For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/tofarm/