Sagip Pelikula celebrates legacy of Ricky Lee with Spotlight series on KTX.PH

ABS-CBN Film Restoration celebrates the legacy of renowned Pinoy screenwriter Ricky Lee at the time of his birth month with a special commemorative online event, “Sagip Pelikula Spotlight: Ricky Lee on KTX.ph,” featuring his timeless cinematic works beginning March 17 (Thursday).  Ricky, who is also one of the very first supporters of Sagip Pelikula since …

Christian Bables top-bills Jun Robles Lana’s ‘Big Night!’ at MMFF 2021

One of the most anticipated local events of the season, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), formally returns to theaters after releasing the list of official entries this year. Among the contenders that made it on the roll is Jun Robles Lana’s dark comedy, Big Night! Produced by Cignal Entertainment and IdeaFirst Company, together with …

Getting A-List Actors in the Family Drama ‘Circa’

  Anita Linda, Jaclyn Jose, Ricky Davao, Gina Alajar, Laurice Guillien with the special participation of the late Eddie Garcia, writer and director Adolf Alix, Jr. gathered a plethora of award-winning actors for his family drama ‘Circa.’ But how did he get all these A-List actors from the Philippine entertainment industry? “I have worked with …

4th Asian International Film Festival & Awards to be Held in Kuching, Sarawak in Malaysia this April

With 56 entries, Philippines again impress with the most number of film submission among 10 ASEAN countries. With 18 nominations and 6 awards won at the 3rd edition of the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA) in 2017, including the Best Supporting Actress for Ana Capri in ‘Laut,’ Best Supporting Actor for Ricky Davao …

Lav Diaz, Brillante Mendoza, Charo Santos-Concio Included in FDCP’s Film Ambassadors for 2018

Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will celebrate the triumphs of the Filipino filmmakers by hosting the FDCP Film Ambassadors’ Night on February 9, 2018 at Sampaguita Gardens, Quezon City. This is to give recognition to the Filipino filmmakers who brought honor to the country by winning in various international film festivals last 2017. Aside from the citations, FDCP will also …

WATCH: Cinema One Originals 2017 Entry “Paki” Official Trailer

Paki, or Please Care is directed by Giancarlo Abrahan, who also directed the 2014 Cinemalaya entry Dagitab. The film stars Dexter Doria, Shamaine Buencamino, Eula Valdez, Ricky Davao, Cielo Aquino, Ina Feleo, Paolo Paraiso, Miguel Valdes, Sari Estrada, Dravin Angeles, Sunshine Teodoro, Thea Yrastorza and Noel Trinidad. Check out the film’s trailer below: After five decades of marriage, Alejandra wants …

PH Won Six Awards Including Best Actress for Aiai Delas Alas at the AIFFA 2017

May 6, 2017 at the Asean International Film Festival and Awards, held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The Philippines bagged six awards out of 18 nominations. Louie Ignacio took the Best Director award for his film Area, while Aiai delas Alas on the other hand, won the Best Actress award for her portrayal of a not-so young …

Philippines Bagged 18 Nominations at the Asean International Film Festival & Awards 2017

The Asean International Film Festival & Awards announced the nominations for this year’s event and luckily, submitted films from the Philippines was recognized and we got 18 nominations including two films for the Best Picture category. Here are the Filipino films that are nominated at the Asean International Film Festival and Awards 2017: BEST SCREENPLAY …

#MMFF2016: “Kabisera” Tells An Authentic Filipino Family Story

From Tanging Yaman, to Anak, to Mano Po, to Enteng Kabisote and Okay Ka, Fairy Ko!, Filipinos have been drawn to family movies whether its a drama, fantasy or comedy. This year, as change has come to the Metro Manila Film Festival, quality films are expected to all the eight entries, and that is what …

#MMFF2016: Nora Aunor Stars in the Family Drama “Kabisera”

KABISERA, the biggest and most powerful family drama of 2016 is coming to theatres nationwide this December for the Metro Manila Film Festival with a top-caliber cast headlined by the Grand Dame of Asian Cinema, Nora Aunor. The much-anticipated MMFF come-back of the one and only superstar is joined by award-winning actors—Ricky Davao, JC De …