Celebrating 10: QCinema’s 2022 Edition is Guaranteed Intense

in10city, QCinema International Film Festival’s 10th edition, powers up 2022 with another impressive lineup which includes films sourced from the most prestigious festival from all around the world. Bookending the festival is the much-awaited screening of two acclaimed European films with notable performances by Filipino thespians. The Palme d’Or-winning class satire Triangle of Sadness by Ruben …

‘Nocebo,’ ‘Huesera,’ ‘Mona Lisa and The Blood Moon’ to screen at QCinema’s Midnight Series

As a special treat for lovers of genre and fantasy movies, QCinema is relaunching its Midnight Series section with three spine-tingling titles.  First introduced in 2017, the section offers chills and thrills for its late-night festival screenings. An atmospheric psychological thriller by Lorcan Finnegan, Nocebo, is the first co-production of Ireland and the Philippines, with Epic Media and Film Development …

TraDigital entertainment company KROMA Entertainment achieves industry milestones 6 months after launch

MANILA, Philippines – Just six months after its launch, TraDigital entertainment company KROMA Entertainment, has already made an exceptional mark in the industry with key milestones achieved by its brands: ANIMA, Kroma PubCo, LiveMNL, NYMA, PIE, Paradise Rising and Secret Menu. At its first in-person event “Kroma Overload” held on October 24, KROMA CEO Ian …

QCinema Asian Next Wave returns after two years, features seven new titles competing for the Pylon Award

QCinema’s main competition, Asian Next Wave, makes its much-awaited return in the festival’s special 10th edition, after an absence of two years. Focusing on emerging filmmakers from Southeast Asia and East Asia with less than three features, this year’s competition slate features seven new titles competing for the Pylon Award. Fresh from its world premiere in …

Ian Veneracion celebrates 40 years in showbiz with Studio Three-Sixty action series for Prime Video, ‘One Good Day’

Time and time again, Ian Veneracion continuously proves he is one of the most brilliant and established artists the country has ever produced. Started out his impressive showbiz career as a child and teen actor, Ian at some point eventually became a sought-after action star in the ‘90s and early 2000s with movies such as …

QCinema to screen restored classics ‘In The Mood for Love’ and Mike de Leon’s ‘Itim’ and ‘Kisapmata’

On its 10th edition, slated from November 17-26, 2022, QCinema International Film Festival celebrates the classics anew. Newly restored versions of unforgettable films by two celebrated directors will be screened in the festival.  Mike de Leon’s classic movies Itim (The Rites of May) (1976), which is also his debut feature, and Kisapmata (In the Wink of an Eye) (1981) will be screened …

‘Pabuya’ director Phil Giordano on doing crime thriller stories, how Brillante Mendoza influenced his work

For a pleasant person to talk to, writer and director Phil Giordano seems to be fascinated with dark, crime thriller materials like his first two films Pusoy and Pabuya, both now streaming on Vivamax. What is it about his films that presents characters that doesn’t have a redemption arc? What makes crime thrillers interesting to …

Disney+ is finally coming to the Philippines on November 17!

October 20, 2022 – The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Ltd. announced today that it is expanding access to its highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, to the Philippines from November 17, 2022. Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and TV shows from Disney’s iconic brands including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National …

The Ataydes make waves in MIPCOM Cannes with ABS-CBN International Productions’ and Nathan Studios Inc.’s Cattleya Killer  

THE Ataydes – which consists of businessman Art Atayde, award-winning actress Sylvia Sanchez, young dramatic actress Ria Atayde, and internationally-acclaimed actor Arjo Atayde – are currently in MIPCOM Cannes at the French Riviera for the highly-anticipated international premiere of the thriller series Cattleya Killer. Produced by ABS-CBN International Productions in partnership with Nathan Studios Inc., …