Award-winning director Chris Martinez gives statement about the current situation of local film industry

The award-winning director Chris D. Martinez aired his sentiments about the current situation of the local film industry He also wished for a miracle to happen to cure the current situation of the local film industry Netizens shared their insights about the factors that affected the decline of our local film industry Award-winning director Chris D. Martinez aired his sentiments about the dire condition of the local film industry. In his post, he pointed out the monopoly in film distribution as one of the causes …

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What FDCP has to say about Erik Matti’s concern

This concern was said by Matti following the decrease of interest of Filipinos to pay and watch in cinemas with the increase of the competition from online movie streaming “I think what we need to do is to work together as stakeholders, as NCAP, producer and FDCP are talking on how we can come up with a collective solution lowering prices (of tickets), creating a promo, creating event driven activities, so that we can drive everyone to the cinemas.” Liza Diño, chairperson of Film Development …

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LizQuen’s ‘Alone/Together’ hits Php 21.6 million on opening day; Php 61.9 million on second day

Producer Black Sheep announced that “Alone/Together” raked in a total of P21.6 million on its first day This film is graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board “Alone/Together” marks Soberano and Gil’s fourth big-screen project together “Alone/Together,” a Valentine-dated film that’s starred in by Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil, successfully conquered the cinemas by earning a total of P21.6 million on its opening day. This was disclosed by producer Black Sheep in its Instagram account, announcing that the LizQuen film grossed an exact total of P21,672,901.58 million at …

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Mikhail Red on non-formula films suggested by netizens said they still flopped

Mikhail Red is a well-known director who also expressed his sentiments regarding the ‘alarming’ situation of the local film industry ‘Films need life support and resuscitation’ said Erik Matti Mikhail was also affected by the flop that he asked netizens for their non-formula film suggestions Director Mikhail Red, the son of alternative cinema pioneer Raymond Red, has shown a skillful understanding of film language, displaying undeniable confidence in establishing films at a young age. On February 11, following the issue on the flop of local …

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Ogie Diaz calls out for government’s help and shared suggestions in supporting the local movie industry

Is the local movie industry dying after the series of flop movies in the start of the year? The talent manger and radio host Ogie Diaz suggested some minor tweaks to help the local film industry Diaz also called out for the government’s help and support to intervene in the current situation The local film industry plays a vital role in the society. Aside from its entertainment and informative values, local films also generate taxable revenues that contribute to the government’s coffers. READ: Cong. Monsour de …

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Star Cinema’s ‘The Hows of Us’ expresses gratitude for winning the Camera Obscura award

‘The Hows of Us’ won the Camera Obscura award KathNiel, together with the team, expressed their gratitude to everyone who supported the film Star Cinema’s blockbuster film hit Php915-million in worldwide patronage The 2018 Philippine romantic drama film ‘The Hows of Us,’ directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina and starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, won the Camera Obscura award of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) last February 10. The film marked Garcia-Molina’s second collaboration with Bernardo and Padilla after the 2014 film “She’s Dating the Gangster.” The film is the highest-grossing Filipino …

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Cong. Monsour de Rosario responds to ‘downfall’ issue of local film industry

Congressman Monsour de Rosario reacted to director Erik Matt’s post on the collapse of the local movie industry Monsour has a say to the issue on the film industry’s decline He stated out three reasons for the flop of local films Monsour de Rosario, a Taekwondo Olympian, former action star, and currently Makati City’s first legislative district congressman, reacted to director Erik Matt’s opinion regarding the saddening downfall of the local film industry. READ: “This is alarming.” Erik Matti appeals for help for local film industry He stated …

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Despite getting positive reviews: Enchong Dee, Janine Gutierrez’s ‘Elise’ fights to stay in cinemas #SaveElise

Stars Enchong Dee and Janine Gutierrez are all-out in promoting their movie together Elise on social media. The #SaveElise is now trending on Twitter. Elise is one of those films that flopped on its screening days in cinemas. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, Regal Films under the direction of Joel Ferrer offered its romantic-comedy film Elise which starred Enchong Dee and Janine Gutierrez. It is based on real-life events. It tells the story of childhood friends Bert (Dee) and Elise (Gutierrez). Bert has always had feelings for Elise. After …

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“This is alarming.” Erik Matti appeals for help for local film industry

Erik Matti is the film’s director under Reality Entertainment ”TOL’ one of those films that flopped in cinemas recently Erik Matti laments the dismal state of the Philippine movie film industry Erik Matti, a professional filmmaker and director, believes that the Philippine film industry is in a dreadful situation. Though there are increasingly more Filipino movies being produced for the past three years, only major films get box-office hits. Being a veteran in the film industry, having a string of flops in local movies is …

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‘Alone/Together’ is predicted to exceed the gross sales of ‘Hows of Us’

Kathniel’s Hows of Us is one of the highest grossing films of this generation ‘Alone/Together’ has a chance to exceed the gross sales of Hows of us based on a prediction Read the insights and guide that has been given to LizQuen to achieve success in their upcoming film Hows of Us marked Garcia-Molina’s second collaboration with Bernardo and Padilla, after the 2014 film She’s Dating the Gangster. The film is the highest-grossing Filipino film of all time, grossing more than ₱601 million domestically in …

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