Batkid Begins

The International Academy of Film and Television, Inc. in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines had an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary “BatKid Begins” last October 4, 2017.

The Director, Writer, and Producer herself Dana Nachman had fun since after the documentary which run for 1 hour and 27 minutes, there was a Q&A with the director.

Students asked a bunch of interesting questions, mostly about the content.
The Q&A was the fun part since they got to relate the questions to their respective classes which is screenwriting, film directing, and even our Acting and Animation classes.


U.S. Embassy was happily sent the request if we can host the screening. They were glad to have partnered with us and prioritise IAFT Cebu for the said documentary.

The students were able to learn more not just about the documentary but more about the filmmaking life.

Dana Nachman also shared her experience in submitting her film to more than a hundred film festival and half of them rejected her film. She mentioned to the IAFT Cebu Students to prepare themselves in a competitive world of Film Industry or at least, be comfortable of being rejected.

Nachman shared tons of views and tips about the film production and how she came up with the story and the whole documentary movie making process. She was able to tour around the campus and saw a bunch of Alumni films which she was really impressed.