2019 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) is fast approaching as the 2018 has already reached half of the year.
A press conference was held yesterday afternoon, June 29 at the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) office.In the said event, the first four entries for the 2019 MMFF has been announced.
Here are the first four entries:
Director: Yam Laranas
Starring: Anne Curtis
Producer: VIVA Films
FANTASTICA: THE PRINCESS, THE PRINCE, AND THE PERYA
Director: Barry Gonzalez
Starring: Vice Ganda, Maris Racal, Loisa Andalio, Maymay Entrata
Producer: Star Cinema and VIVA Films
GIRL IN THE ORANGE DRESS
Director: Jay Abello
Starring: Jessy Mendiola, Jericho Rosales
Producer: Quantum and MJM Films
POPO EN JACK, THE PULISCREDIBLES
Director: Rodel Nacianceno
Starring: Vic Sotto, Coco Martin
Producer: MZet, APT and CCM Productions
For this year’s entries, it will be noticed that there have been collaborations. The movie Fantastica:The Prncess, The Prince and the Perya is a collab between Star Cinema and Viva Films. Same as with Bossing Vic Sotto and Ang Probinsyano’s lead star Coco Martin.
According to Metro Manila Film Festival Executive Committee (MMFF Execom), these movies have undergone evaluation by the by the body’s selection panel. The Selection Committee of the MMFF Execom made their recommendation based on the script submissions of each movie.