Sinag Maynila officially kicked off its fourth year on February 21, 2018 with a press conference held at The Block, SM North EDSA. In attendance were the festival’s co-founders Mr. Wilson Tieng, President of Solar Entertainment Corporation, and internationally-acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza. Also present were Ms. Millie Dizon, SVP of Marketing and Communiciations of SM and Mr. Wil Fredo, Executive Director of Film Development Council of the Philippines.
The midday affair was hosted by Andre Co and it’s during this event when the 2018 Full Length Finalists were presented to the public for the first time. Another highlight was the announcement of the finalists of the Short Film and Documentary categories.