International Film Festival Assistance Program

Year by year, more and more Filipino films and filmmakers are being chosen by established and prestigious international film festivals all over the world to compete with films from other countries. Since 2016, more than 100 films have been showcased as part of the lineup of these film festivals either to be in competition or exhibition. 

With the Film Development Council of the Philippines’ goal to promote Philippine Cinema internationally and provide opportunities for filmmakers to represent the country in the international scene, the Agency’s International Film Festival Assistance Program (IFFAP) is aimed at providing travel and financial support to Filipino filmmakers whose films have been selected in international film festivals.

IFFAP is a program of FDCP that provides  the following support to filmmakers whose films are part of international film festivals:

  • Travel Assistance
  • Visa Assistance
  • Visa Fees
  • Passport Application/Renewal Assistance 
  • FDCP Endorsement for OMB Export/Import Clearance
  • Philippine Embassy or Consulate Support
  • Publicity and Promotion Support


Contact Details:

For inquiries and submission of application, you may contact:

International Relations Division, [email protected]  (2) 256-9948/256-9958 local 100