By Bayani San Diego Jr.
It’s Lilia Cuntapay season once again, and not just because it’s Halloween. Cuntapay, who will forever be remembered as the yaya who spooked a blanched Kris Aquino in “Shake, Rattle & Roll 3,” is in demand these days. She is a regular on the TV5 fantasy series “Enchanted Garden,” and her movie, Antoinette Jadaone’s “Six [...]
Benito Bautista’s “Harana” won the Asian Network of Documentary and Distribution Fund along with “Go Grandriders” (Taiwan) at the Busan International Film Festival 2012.
Apart from competing at the Busan fest in Korea in October, Vincent Sandoval’s “Aparisyon” will premiere in two other fests. It will have its North American premiere at the Vancouver fest and its US premiere at the Hawaii fest, both in October. Topbilled by Fides Cuyugan-Asensio, Jodi Sta. Maria, Raquel Villavicencio and Mylene [...]
Eight Filipino indie films have been invited to Busan (South Korea) International Film Festival in October.
An Iranian film that reveals the “heart and soul” of its director has shared the top award with a production from the Philippines at Asia’s largest cinematic event Friday.
Two Filipino filmmakers made the list of fellows in the Asian Film Academy (AFA), which coincides with the Busan festival in October. Chad Angelic Cabigon and Ian Dean Loreños will participate in specialized programs with 22 other fellows from all over the region. Previous years saw acclaimed directors like Taiwan’s Hou Hsiao Hsien and Iran’s [...]
By Marinel R. Cruz and the Entertainment staff
The cast of the award-winning indie film “Niño” had to follow director Loy Arcenas’ strict orders: Rehearse 10 to 20 times before the cameras started rolling. Lead actors Fides Cuyugan-Asencio, Raquel Villavicencio and Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino made this revelation during an open forum after the film’s screening at the Inquirer offices in Makati on Tuesday. They [...]