Eiga Sai 2013: Japanese Film Festival in Manila

2013 eiga sai

Oh yay! One more festival and this one is something closer to home. What makes Eiga Sai special is the expansive roster of films featured in the festival. It covers drama, suspense, comedy, and even animation. It’s one of the biggest film festivals and it usually runs for almost two weeks in Manila, then moves … Continue reading


Featured Image 2014 Submission

Dear Artists, We’re inviting you to share your works in literary and in visual form! Check out the poster below for details and see the visual works we have featured the past two years: Featured Works 2012 Featured Works 2013 We are all so stoked to be recipients of your works here at the Slate … Continue reading

SaturdayMarket X FutureMarket@ESCOLTA


Most of us in the team are Quezon City folk, but last weekend, we found ourselves in Escolta as we attended an Independent Book Binding Workshop courtesy of 98B COLLABoratory. We’ll probably have a separate post on that super fantastic encounter, but on a more urgent note, we found out about this other gem, the … Continue reading

18th French Film Festival in Manila

The film festival season begins this month (we’re shaking with excitement!) and every year it kicks off with the French Film Festival. Now on its 18th run, the festival opens to the public today until Sunday (June 7 – June 9, 2013) at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas in Makati City. Opening this year’s festival is … Continue reading

Spoiling others after spoiling yourself: Tips on how to tip around the world


In celebration of National Splurge Day this June, here’s an infographic on how much appreciation you should give to the service industry after you’ve spoiled yourself silly. My goal: to travel to all these destinations and check if this stands correct! I’ll get back to you on that. Credit goes to: http://www.mint.com/ LIVE CREATIVELY Captain Slate

Slate Reel: Sweet Dreams (2008)

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If you’ve bothered to browse through your May 2013 dashboard, you will find there a blurb about a short film called Sweet Dreams. It’s an animated short that gives you just the right dose of sweet and veggies that will definitely hit the spot. If you’ve been smacking your brain and keyboard on where you … Continue reading

Gamble Machine: No Risk, No Reward.


Slate was one of the biggest risks I took in my short life and up to now I am disbelief when I try to recall all the things my team and I have gone through. Since everything was a first time for us, we were cheated on, shoved down, and misjudged as foolish kids. We were … Continue reading

Slate 2013 Design Challenge #2!

Sloot Challenges

*Doodle artwork found in the background of the Featured Image is by Eeshaun of Gardensilly.com :) sloot, n. Slate + Loot = SLOOT!  A Planet Slate loot bag/ goody bag filled with random awesome objects inside to be won by joining Design Challenges Mechanics to win a Sloot varies for each Design Challenge When used in … Continue reading

Old’s Cool. Bring it Back!


Almost everyone, at some point, want to be reminded of the past. There is a common belief that those were the good ol’ days and we convince ourselves that the past was so much better than the present. But what is more commonly overlooked is the fact that everything in the past was a part … Continue reading

Design Challenge: So, What’s Your Story?


Continue the book doodle below and complete it with the book title, cover art, and everything else! Send us a scanned or  photographed copy of your doodle to livecreatively@slateplanner.com and you might just win a mini Sloot! Watch out for the complete mechanics at our Facebook Page!


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