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Aug 8,2008

Winners of the 18th Young Critics Circle Annual Citation (YCC) for Distinguished Achievement in Film for 2007 that was held yesterday, August 7, 2008 at the Faculty Center Conference (Pulungang Recto, Bulwagang Rizal) Hall of the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

Best Film of the Year

Foster Child directed by Brillante Mendoza (Seiko Films; Robbie Tan, Executive Producer)

Best Screenplay

Foster Child (Seiko Films) – Ralston Jover

Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design

Death in the Land of Encantos (Sine Olivia) – Lav Diaz, Director of Photography; Dante Perez, Production Designer

Best Achievement in Film Editing

Endo (ufo Pictures) – JD Domingo

Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration

Endo (ufo Pictures) – Corinne de San Jose Cruz and Mark Locsin, Sound Engineers; Owel Alvero, Musical Director

Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role

Jason Abalos in Endo (ufo Pictures)

Jul 29,2008

Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB) gave an A rating for the movie under Star Cinema “A Very Special Love” starring John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo. You can watch the movie with a rated GP in your favorite movie theater tomorrow.

Jul 23,2008

Viva Films “Torotot” tells the story of two couples and how infidelity causes their relationships to crumble. Main cast are former Viva Hot Babe Maui Taylor, Precious Adona, Andrew Schimmer, Baron Geisler and Yul Servo. Rated R-13 by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). Directed by Maryo J. de los Reyes.

Jul 3,2008

Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2008 with this year’s theme “Anong Kwento Mo?” will be held from July 11 to 20 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines with 10 films and 10 short films in competition.

Andong by Rommel “Milo” Tolentino
Ang Ibang Mga Pamilya by Joel P. Ruiz
Angan-Angan (Dreams) by Sheron Dayoc
Diamante ng Langit by Vic Acedillo, Jr.
God Only Knows by Mark Reyes
Huling Biktima by Vitaliano Rave
My Pet by Ann Bigornia
Panggaris by Dexter Cayanes
Trails of Water by Sheron Dayoc
Tutos by
L.A. Yamsuan

The full-length feature film that best represents this theme will win P200,000 plus the Balanghai trophy while the top short film will receive P100,000 during the awarding ceremony on July 20.

Jul 1,2008

Chairperson of the selection committee, Julie Borje announced the 8 selected film projects for
the upcoming 34th Metro Manila Film Festival-Philippines 2008.

“Baler” (Viva Communications)
“Dayo” (Cutting Edge Productions)
“Desperadas 2? (Regal Entertainment)
“Escaleras and Ungasis: 20 Years After” (OctoArts Films)
“Magkaibigan” (Maverick Films)
“One Night Only” (Canary Films)
“Shake, Rattle and Roll 10? (Regal Entertainment)
“Tanging Ina N’yong Lahat” (Star Cinema)


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