• Apoy at Lente (Fire and Lens) is a short feature film festival open for armature, independent or student filmmakers; and a photography contest open to professional photographers nationwide. The contest is design to tap into the growing society of freelance filmmakers that are making noise in the field of independent film.
  • The goal of the contest is to produce documentaries or feature films telling stories related to fire, be it stories of courage, bravery, hope and life of those people who had a close encounter with fire. By showing these kinds of films to the public and through social media, the BFP hopes to open up the public’s consciousness to fire safety.
  • Open to all PROFESSIONAL or Amateur Photographers nationwide.
  • Photos must be original work that depicts or tell a story relative to the theme of “Matuto Ka. Sunog Iwasan na!”
  • Criteria for Judging: 
    40% Content and Relevance to the Theme
    30% Artistic Value and Communication Potential of the Image
    30% Technical Excellence and Quality
  • Awards and Prizes:
    1st Place (Php 50,000.00 + Trophy)
    2nd Place (Php 35,000.00 + Trophy)
    3rd Place (Php 20,000.00 + Trophy)
  • Submit your entry through the office of the Regional Chief, Community Relations Section at any of the BFP Regional Headquarters nationwide not later than 25 MARCH 2020.
  • For more details, Download the {Official Poster}; and the {Application Forms and Mechanics}.
  • For inquiries visit facebook.com/DILGBFP or call us at 0921-650-1669 (Smart) or 0995-639-8571 (Globe).