After receiving a record 748 applications for CinePanulat Screenwriting Lab, internationally-awarded writer-director Jun Robles Lana announces the 20 fellows for 2019 after a rigorous selection process.

CinePanulat is Jun Robles Lana’s advocacy after being an accomplished screenwriter for over 2 decades.

Completely free of charge, CinePanulat is a 3-month coaching and mentoring lab aimed at helping emerging screenwriters find their voice. It also has a competition component, with prizes to be awarded to the best screenplays.

An integral part of CinePanulat are the pitching sessions to assist fellows learn how to present their films professionally.

Here are CinePanulat Screenwriting Lab fellows that made it to this year’s roster:

  • Gian Arre
  • Aminah Badawy
  • Cris Bringas
  • Chloe Cabodil
  • Jerom Canlas
  • Eluna Cepeda
  • Adel Clemente
  • Shane David
  • Kathleen Gonzales
  • Jonar Johnson
  • Jiggy Lim
  • Ryan Machado
  • Rhadson Mendoza
  • Valentino Nool Jr
  • Jose Maria Ramirez
  • Janica Regalo
  • John Rogers
  • Karlo Sevilla
  • Anna Francesca Talens
  • Sofia Urmeneta

Past products of CinePanulat are Jen Chuaunsu’s “Sleepless” directed by Prime Cruz (NETPAC Best Asian Film, QCinema Festival), Ivan Payawal’s “I America” (2016 Tokyo International Film Festival), Keavy Vicente’s “Distance” directed by Perci Intalan (2018 Tokyo International Film Festival), and JC Pacala’s “Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang DapitHapon” directed by Carlo Catu (2019 Cinemalaya Best Film, Best Screenplay and NETPAC Award winner).

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