Streaming Giant Netflix is Building a Home for Pinoy Stories

Manila, May 25, 2020 – Netflix today announced a new slate of beloved and critically-acclaimed Pinoy films across a variety of genres – from horror, comedy, to critically-acclaimed drama. Partnering with leading production studios, including Viva, ERJ Found Films, Black Cap Pictures and Changhe Films, the latest lineup opens Netflix members to a world of …

Cristine Reyes, Xian Lim Star in Not-Your-Typical Psychological-Drama-Thriller ‘UnTrue’

When there is violence in a marriage, you can expect conflicting narratives from the couple involved.  “Untrue”, the psychological-drama-thriller from “Kita Kita” writer/director Sigrid Bernardo, will show that there’s a lie in every story, and it’s going to be a dark, intriguing ride. Cristine Reyes and Xian Lim play Mara and Joaquim, two lonely Filipino …

VIVA Films Ready for 2020 as its Biggest Year with 34 Films to be Released

VIVA Films made big announcements at their VIVA Visions 2020 event at the Novotel Hotel, Araneta City, Cubao, Quezon City. 2019 was a banner year for Viva, who produced 19 films, the most number of theatrical releases by any entertainment company in the Philippines.  Viva has broadened the taste of Filipino viewers with experimental and …

‘Mañanita,’ ‘Motel Acacia,’ and More PH Films Join Tokyo International Film Festival

Eight impressive Filipino films will be featured at the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) starting October 28 in Tokyo, Japan, including Paul Soriano’s “Mañanita” and Bradley Liew’s “Motel Acacia” in Competition and Asian Future Sections.    Filipino filmmakers in attendance in Tokyo are “Mañanita”’s Director Paul Soriano and Bela Padilla; “Motel Acacia”’s Director Bradley Liew, JC …