The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) executive committee has officially announced the last four films to complete the 8 entries to the 2017 edition. The announcement was done this afternoon at Club Filipino in San Juan.
The four entries selected from finished films are the following:
from T-Rex Entertainment, directed by Julius Alfonso, and starring Joross Gamboa and Edgar Allan-Guzman
from TEN17P Productions, directed by Paul Soriano and starring Jericho Rosales and Erich Gonzales
from Regal Entertainment, directed by Ian Loreños and starring Jane Oineza
from Culturtrain Musicat Productions, directed by Loy Arcenas and starring Rachel Alejandro and Joanna Ampil
The other four entries to be selected were announced back in July. The first four movies chosen based on script submissions are the following:
from CCM Creative Productions Inc., directed by and starring Coco Martin
All of You
from Quantum and MJM Productions, directed by Dan Villegas, and starring Jennylyn Mercado and Derek Ramsay
Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad
from Star Cinema and Viva Films, directed by Joyce Bernal, and starring Vice Ganda, Daniel Padilla, and Pia Wurtzbach
Meant to Beh
from Octo Arts Films, directed by Chris Martinez, and starring Vic Sotto and Dawn Zulueta
The MMFF 2017 short film entries to be attached respectively to each of the eight full-length features are the following:
- Anong Nangyari Kay Nicanor Dante?
- Black Market
- Crab Mentality
- Isang Gabi (One Night)
- Kinalimutan Natin ang mga Bata
The selection of entries were based on “both artistic excellence and audience appeal that can equate to more benefits to its target industry beneficiaries,” according to the MMFF execom.
The 43rd edition of the Metro Manila Film Festival starts Christmas day, December 25.