Globe Prepaid Virtual Hangouts launches GoWATCH Film Lab to mentor young filmmakers

Globe Prepaid Virtual Hangouts—Gen Z’s exclusive interactive platform that houses all fun, innovative, educational and passion-based experiences from Globe Prepaid—has launched the GoWATCH Film Lab, a learning program for emerging creatives who desire to tell their stories through the art of cinema. The film lab consists of four workshop sessions on specific filmmaking techniques to …

What to expect from the Philippine episode of HBO Asia Original Anthology Series ‘Folklore’ Season 2

The Philippines is one of six Asian countries featured on FOLKLORE Season 2 which premiered exclusively on both HBO GO and HBO on November 14. To the delight of horror fans across the country, helmed by multi-awarded director Erik Matti, “7 Days Of Hell” – the Philippine episode of FOLKLORE Season 2 – will release …

HBO Asia Original Horror Anthology Series Folklore Returns for a Second Season November 14 Exclusively on HBO GO and HBO

MANILA, OCTOBER 25, 2021 – Filipinos get ready to catch the HBO Asia Original horror anthology series Folklore, which features deeply rooted superstitions and myths across Asia, ramps up the fear factor with the return of a second season. The new six-episode season premieres November 14 at 10pm exclusively on HBO GO and HBO. A …

WATCH: Venice International Film Festival trailer for Erik Matti’s ‘On The Job: The Missing 8’

The first look of On The Job: The Missing 8 film in this special Venice International Film Festival trailer. The film will have its world premiere this September 10. And will have an Asia-wide release as part of a 6-episode series this September 12 as an HBO Asia Original series on HBO GO. Inspired by …

4 Things We Learned from Watching UPSTREAM’s ‘A Girl and A Guy’

At first glance, it’s easy to mistake A Girl and A Guy as a typical coming-of-age romance film sprinkled with a few risque scenes for good measure. But digging deeper into UPSTREAM’s first original film in partnership with GMovies, important stories about relationships, career, growing up, and navigating life in the middle of a pandemic were also told. Young …

Hook-up Culture, Online Dating and More: What Modern Relationships Look Like According to ‘A Girl and A Guy’

ICYMI, UPSTREAM’s first original A Girl and A Guy is now available for streaming on upstream.ph in partnership with GMovies! This coming-of-age film directed by Erik Matti explores and exposes the good, the bad, and the ugly of modern relationships through the eyes of millennials and gen Zs. The story follows Fiona (Alexa Miro), an ambitious and confident advertising …

Why UPSTREAM’s ‘A Girl and A Guy’ Should Be the Next Film on Your Watch List

Looking for something new to watch this week? You can now watch UPSTREAM’s first original, A Girl and A Guy, available for streaming on upstream.ph, in partnership with GMovies! A brazen take on modern relationships and intimacy, the film will give its viewers an in-depth look at the dynamics at play in the oftentimes messy and complicated arena …

‘A Girl + A Guy’: Relatable, fresh, unapologetic representation of relationships today

Erik Matti is one of those filmmakers who make controversial films, who makes movies worth talking about. So it’s interesting that he would go out of his comfort zone to direct a romantic comedy film about the young generation today – a story, from his words, he knows nothing about. It’s interesting to know what …