Repertory Philippines names seasoned thespian Liesl Batucan as its new Artistic Director

Repertory Philippines has appointed Liesl Batucan as its new Artistic Director As one of the REP’s celebrated alumna, Batucan has performed in over 100 plays, ranging from dramas, comedies, musicals, and Shakespearean classics, to children’s theater, while extensively training under Amador and Barredo for over 20 years Batucan has started her new role at the REP last June 1 as the theater company prepares to produce The Quest for the Adarna, an original REP’s Theater for Young Audiences play that will run from September 14, …

Read More

The search for talented Filipino creators begins with YouTube NextUp Manila’s Class of 2019

YouTube announces the return of its NextUp contest in the Philippines to spotlight and support the growth of local up-and-coming YouTube creators Launched in 2011, YouTube NextUp has helped over 500 creators in more than 13 countries take their channels to the next level To be eligible for the search, creators must have a channel in good standing with 10,000 to 100,000 subscribers with at least three original videos posted in the past three months YouTube is delighted to announce the return of its NextUp …

Read More

See More and Get More with HONOR’s next BIG thing: HONOR 8S

HONOR’s latest offering is bound to shake the entry-level smartphone category. Today’s credible line-up of HONOR Mobile phones is set to hit a remarkable smash in the Philippine market with its latest technological innovations Today’s credible line-up of HONOR Mobile phones is set to hit a remarkable smash in the Philippine market with its latest technological innovations, yet still priced competitively versus other smartphone brands. Last week of June 2019, HONOR Mobile, the leading smartphone e-brand, hit an all-time high in sales by 40% even …

Read More

ABS-CBN honors soldiers anew at “Saludo” event in Lucena

ABS-CBN continues to honor soldiers who dedicate their lives to helping and protecting Filipinos About 500 members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and their families enjoyed a day of entertainment, fun and games, and camaraderie alongside various Kapamilya stars and executives On behalf of the entire network, ABS-CBN executives led by chairman Mark Lopez, president and CEO Carlo Katigbak, and COO of broadcast Cory Vidanes, personally thanked the soldiers for their sacrifice and service ABS-CBN continues to honor soldiers who dedicate their lives …

Read More

PH animated series project makes it to Animation Workshop in Spain

Spain’s fifth edition of the Bridging the Gap (BTG) Animation Lab has selected Filipino animated TV series project “Alphabesties” by Neema B. Ejercito to take part in its intensive workshop sessions Produced by Toast & Brew Studios, “Alphabesties” is the only Filipino project chosen for this year’s Lab Through FDCP’s International Film Studies Assistance Program (IFSAP), the “Alphabesties” staff and crew will be granted assistance through travel support and stipend Spain’s fifth edition of the Bridging the Gap (BTG) Animation Lab has selected Filipino animated …

Read More