Spears Films presents two competition films at this year’s Cinemalaya

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2019 will be held from August 2 to 11, 2019 Last year, Albert Almendralejo,debuted his documentary, “Journeyman Finds Home: The Simone Rota Story” was shown in exhibition For the Cinemalaya 2019 competition, Spears Films is fielding the drama about art and love entitled “Malamaya,” and the family picture, “Children of the River.” The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2019 to be held from August 2 to 11, 2019, is doubly special for Albert Almendralejo’s Spears Films because the company …

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Therese Malvar is excited for her big break on ‘Inagaw na Bituin’

Therese Malvar can’t contain her excitement and gratitude for her upcoming GMA afternoon prime series “Inagaw na Bituin” She waited six years for this big break Therese proves that there no minor or major roles for her as she gives her best every time that she has a project She also shared that she’s excited to work with a caliber actress for a film which will be an entry for the Cinemalaya fest Therese Malvar expressed her gratitude and excitement during the press conference of …

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Ready For Mature Roles: 10 Young Stars Who Will Go Daring This 2019!

From teenybopper roles to mature ones, it’s time for these young actors to grow and take the challenge Let’s look at these 10 young actors and actresses who are taking the plunge and are about to go daring! There comes a point in a young actor/ actress’ career where he/ she has to grow and mature in his/her craft in by taking on older roles – roles that they don’t usually accept in movies or teleseryes. These roles are far more different from the teenybopper …

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2018 Cinemalaya highest grossing film “Liway” opens in theaters nationwide

Liway opened in theaters nationwide Wednesday. It remains the highest grossing movie in Cinemalaya history.   The movie is based on director Kip Oebanda’s experiences growing up as a child inside a prison camp with his parents. Liway is Cinemalaya’s all-time highest grossing film which stars Glaiza de Castro, Dominic Roco and Kenken Nuyad. It is based on director Kip Oebanda‘s experiences growing up inside the prison camp where his parents were detained. The screenplay is written by Direk Kip and Zig Dulay, produced by VY/AC …

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Cinemalaya 2018 screens “Martial Law”

Cinemalaya 2018 officially opens on August 3 and runs until August 12, 2018. ML, which stands for Martial Law, is a Cinemalaya entry starring Eddie Garcia and Tony Labrusca, directed by Benedict Mique. This is Eddie Garcia’s third Cinemalaya film, and Tony Labrusca’s debut film, which will premiere on August 4. MARTIAL LAW is coming back – at least, in a feature film in this year’s Cinemalaya titled ML, starring the iconic Eddie Garcia and the promising young artist Tony Labrusca. The topic of Martial Law …

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Iza Calzado stars in a Cinemalaya film while her ABS-CBN projects are frozen

Iza Calzado enters Cinemalaya 2018 with the movie “Distance”. Her projects in ABS-CBN were frozen so she opted to be productive. She came up with the script in just eight days. Iza Calzado was announced Best Actress & Best Supporting Actress in Cinemalaya 2012 along with Judy Ann Santos, Janice de Belen, and Agot Isidro. This year, the actress is again taking part in Cinemalaya with her movie “Distance.” However, Iza made it clear that she did not join Cinemalaya 2018 just to get the …

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Los Angeles-based CineFocus Productions backs Cinemalaya film “Pan de Salawal”

Los Angeles-based CineFocus Productions backs Cinemalaya film “Pan de Salawal” “Pan de Salawal” is the first of many Filipino films that CineFocus plans to support as a way for Herb Kimble to give back to the country that has helped him The Los Angeles-based CineFocus Productions is backing the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2018 entry “Pan de Salawal” (English title: “Miracle Bread”) by new director Che Espiritu. The film (also written by Espiritu) is a drama about an ill-stricken neighborhood along the railroad tracks …

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Nespresso heads to Cinemalaya for the Nespresso Vertical Shorts 2018

Nespresso heads to Cinemalaya for the Nespresso Vertical Shorts 2018 Submission of entries is ongoing for the Nespresso Vertical Shorts 2018 competition until June 29, 2018 Nespresso, a global leader in coffee, has always been at the forefront of innovation, delighting coffee connoisseurs and the curious coffee drinkers with exciting, creative concoctions using its wide range of machines, accessories and amazing beans and blends from all over the world. From enticing the taste buds, Nespresso now tickles the mind through its newest initiative – the …

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Xian Lim tries film making; joins Cinemalaya 2019

Xian Lim recently posted an approval letter from Cinemalaya. He also shared a story about the Two Funerals‘ movie which they made in 2009. He expressed his gratitude towards Cinemalaya for such opportunity. Xian Lim recently posted a series of photos on Instagram. The said photos also include a screen caption of a Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2019 approval letter. The said letter also informed that Xian’s entry remains one of those chosen for the main competition. In the caption, Xian also shared a story …

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Gina Alajar shrugs off Suzette Doctolero’s snide remarks on ‘Nabubulok’

Earlier this week, Suzette Doctolero gave snide remarks on the Cinemalaya entry, ‘Nabubulok’. Gina Alajar, one of the stars of the movie, simply shrugged off the writer’s insulting remarks. When it comes to the film industry, there is no single film that would fit everyone’s taste and preferences. Veteran actress Gina Alajar understands this.  That is why she simply shrugged off the insulting comments Suzette Doctolero gave regarding her movie, “Nabubulok,” an official entry too this year’s Cinemalaya. The actress initially intended to stay mum …

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