Dr. Carl Balita supports Mowelfund via Video Home Festival in September
SEPTEMPER is "Video Home Festival” featuring millennial filmmakers and their lockdown stories One of the hardest-hit industries in the coronavirus pandemic crisis is the entertainment industry. All over the world, film, television, and theater productions were put to a halt. Premieres, public screenings, and festivals were either put on hold or were cancelled altogether.
Good thing the crisis has also brought in opportunities and a new home for entertaiment which is online.
Since the mid March quarantine, programs, series, films, and even festivals are held online which has proven that the entertainment industry holds a significant part in people’s lives especially in time of crisis.
Dr. Carl Balita Productions’ “VHF: Video Home Festival” which aims to not just to challenge the creativity of the filmmakers to create films under limited resources due to the quarantine but also to help the industry workers through the Movie Workers Welfare Foundation or Mowelfund.
Different filmmakers from diverse backgrounds have sent their entries to the festival. 19 films have made it to the final list of films competing for the Top 3 Best Films among other awards such as Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Audience Choice Award.
VHF is screening on September 3-4, 2020 through Binge Wave, an international screening platform based in the US, which screens different film festivals all over the globe through their virtual theaters. Tickets are now available via bingewave.com. It will be followed by You Tube streaming at youtube. com/cbrcreview on September 5-11. Awards night is on September 20, 2020.