‘Birdshot’ Oscars campaign begins

It's a good finale for our three-year-old film," said "Birdshot" director Mikhail Red about his screen thriller being chosen to represent the country in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2018 Academy Awards. "Birdshot" is one of 92 film entries from all over the world vying for one of the five slots at the Oscars. "It needs awareness. The Academy has over 5,000 voters, whom we all need to campaign to---that's tough," said Mikhail, adding that his local producer, TBA Studios, has been looking for a foreign distributor since the Film Academy of the Philippines made the announcement in September. Another plan, said Mikhail, was to have "Birdshot" screened in theaters ...

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