Entries to MMFF 2012 announced

Update: Of the 13 films submitted, here are the final eight movies that will be shown at the Metro Manila Film Festival this December.

Entertainment columnist and PMPC member, Mell Navarro, released the 13 entries that are vying for the official eight (8) slots to be screened at the upcoming Metro Manila Film Festival this December.

The announcement of the official eight finalists will be made on June 16, 2012.

The 13 nominees to this year’s MMFF are:

1. “Sa ’Yong Sinapupunan” (Thy Womb) by Centerstage Productions -- Nora Aunor, Bembol Roco (drama), directed by Brillante Mendoza.

2. “One More Try” (Star Cinema and Viva Films) -- Dingdong Dantes, Angel Locsin, Zanjoe Marudo, and Angelica Panganiban (romantic drama), directed by Ruel Bayani.

3. “Mga Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang” (twinbill -- Pedrong Walang Takot / Mariang Alimango): Unitel Productions (and Studio 5?)-- Richard Gomez, Paolo Contis, Sam Concepcion, Iza Calzado, Rufa Mae Quinto, Empress Shuck and Zsa Zsa Padilla. Directed by Mark Meily and Chris Martinez.

4. “Si Agimat, Si Enteng Kabisote and Me” (Octo Arts Films, M-zet Productions, Imus Productions, APT Entertainment. GMA Films) -- Vic Sotto, Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. and Judy Ann Santos (comedy-fantasy), directed by Tony Reyes.

5. “El Presidente” (Scenema Concept International Inc.) -- Jeorge “ER” Estregan, Cristine Reyes, and Nora Aunor  (historical drama), directed by Mark Meily.

6. Sisteraka (Star Cinema and Viva Films): Vice Ganda and Kris Aquino (comedy) directed by Wenn Deramas.

7. “Alyas Ben Tumbling” (Scenema Concept International Inc.): Newcomer Jerico Estregan (son of ER Ejercito) with Camille Prats, Baron Geisler (action) directed by Joven Tan.

8. “Shake, Rattle & Roll 14” -- Lovi Poe, Dennis Trillo, Iza Calzado, etc (horror). Chito Roño is one of its trilogy directors.

9. “The Strangers” (Quantum Films) -- Enrique Gil, Enchong Dee and Julia Montes (horror), directed by Lawrence Fajardo.

10.“Tuhog” (Quantum Films) -- Robert Arevalo, Enchong Dee and Eugene Domingo, (drama) directed by Veronica Velasco.

11.“Death March” (Deus Lux Mea Films) -- Zanjoe Marrudo, Ejay Falcon, and Carlo Aquino (historical drama), directed by Adolfo Alix, Jr.

12.“My Prince Charming” (Deus Lux Mea Films) -- Mario Maurer and Iza Calzado (romantic drama), directed by Adolfo Alix, Jr.

13.“Conyo Problems” (GMA Network Films Inc.): Aljur Abrenica, Mikael Daez, Benjamin Alves, Sollen Heussaf, Isabelle Diaz, Maxene Magalona, and Bianca King (comedy) directed by Andoy Ranay.

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  1. Anonymous6/17/2012

    Thanks for this. Can we publish this on PhilippineParadisePages.com? Will just tweak a bit. :-)



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