For its 11th year, the QCinema International Film Festival (QCIFF) is opening its doors for the first time to emerging critics from all over the Philippines to participate in the inaugural QCinema Critics Lab. Motivated by a desire to expand and deepen the discourse on Filipino, Southeast Asian, and international cinema, the lab hopes to equip critics with the tools and the network to engage with evolving forms of film and media criticism. Experts are invited to share their knowledge to public in the hopes of fostering a more inquisitive film audience.
Inside the trade magazine: A conversation with Liz Shackleton
Online, November 11 at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM (GMT+8)
Liz Shackleton, Contributing Editor (Asia) for Deadline and founder of Streamlined, will talk about her decades-spanning experience covering industries within Asia, the need to engage in transnational conversations, the work that goes into creating nuanced discussions around film subcultures and trade reporting, the problems within the film “industry” that are more widespread than we imagine, and the solutions hidden in plain sight.
About the expert
Liz Shackleton is Contributing Editor, Asia for Los Angeles-based Deadline and founder of the Streamlined newsletter on Substack. She was previously Asia Editor of Screen International and is currently based in Hong Kong.