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Bobby Pontillas directed the stunning and sentimental "One Small Step."
From the second she watches a rocket ship launch off into space, Luna dreams of becoming an astronaut. Supported by her father, a Chinese immigrant who repairs shoes for a living, she embarks on her dream of glow-in-the-dark galaxies, carton spaceships, and ...
 
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Bobby Rubio is also behind the first Fil-Am characters in a Pixar short.
It wasn't long ago when Filipino-American story artist Bobby Rubio made headlines for Float, the first Pixar animated short that will star Pinoy characters. Rubio is working towards more representation, saying, "When I was growing up, I didn’t see much characters that ...
 
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It's part of PIxar's series of "indie" shorts.
Just a few days after Darren Criss’ win at the Golden Globes, Hollywood took another step forward in recognizing its Filipino-American artists. This time, it’s courtesy of one of the largest animation studios in the world.Earlier this month, Pixar launched SparkShorts, a ...
 
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More than one of them is Gaiman-endorsed.
Internationally renowned fictionist Neil Gaiman professed his love for Philippine folklore on Twitter after he was prodded by a fan, but he also declined a request that he write a book on it, saying that the Philippines has “many terrific writers there who can ...
 
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Do you know that there's a Tagalog word for charger?
Just like the ever-changing world, our vocabulary is also evolving, constantly growing and shifting the landscape of communication. Now, aside from the words written in our trusty old dictionary, there are also some English words which have existed for a very long ...
 
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We need to celebrate the 200 other languages in the Philippines.
While Filipino is highlighted in August (designated as Buwan ng Wika since 1997, having been expanded from a mere Linggo ng Wika), there are actually over 200 other languages in the Philippines worth celebrating.Data science team We Are Thinking Machines came up last year ...
 
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Ano nga ba ang batayan ng pagiging “buhay” ng isang wika?
Oo naman.Iyan ang inaasahan, nararapat at wastong sagot. Lalo na sa mga araw na ito ng buwan ng Agosto, ang Buwan ng Wika, sino ang magsasabing hindi buhay ang wikang Filipino (ang taguri sa wikang pambansa simula noong 1987)? Tandaang bago ang ...
 
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The influence of this ancient language can be seen in how Filipinos write today.
The Philippine Baybayin script belongs to the Austronesian languages. "Bâybayin" aptly means "to syllabicate or syllabify."  Baybayin has three vowels and 14 consonants (see charts below). It was widely used in the country prior to Spanish conquest up until 1668 when the script forms were removed from official ...
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