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UST to offer undergrad course in Creative Writing

June 5, 2015, 9:24 p.m. - UST'S Faculty of Arts and Letters (Artlets) is set to offer a bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Creative Writing starting 2018.

"There is obviously an interest [in creative writing] on the part of the students," UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) Director Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo said in an interview. "Since a program is not yet offered by [UST], interested students may only improve their skills through workshops."

Mainstream media to blame for ‘sorry state’ of PH cinema

May 7, 2015, 2:19 p.m. - COMMERCIALIZATION and the lack of support from mainstream media has left today’s Philippine cinema in a “sorry state,” a renowned filmmaker said on Wednesday during the USTingan round table discussion at the UST Graduate School’s Tanghalang Teresita Qurino.

Filipino filmmaker, writer, and producer Peque Gallaga said quality independent or “indie” films were having difficulty getting a share of the spotlight, making Philippine movie industry almost “extinct.”

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