Metro Manila News
First official entries to 45th MMFF bared
The largest, most popular, and highly anticipated 45th Metro Manila Film Festival is off to a great start as the first four official entries have been revealed.
The first four films that will form part of the official eight entries to the MMFF 2019 are:
(K) AMPON of Quantum Films, starring Derek Ramsay and Kris Aquino
Miracle in Cell #7 of Viva Communications, Inc., starring Aga Mulach and Nadine Lustre
Mission Unstapabol: The Don Identity of Apt Entertainment, Inc. / M-ZET Production, starring Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza
Momalland of ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc. and Viva Films, starring Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis
The entries were chosen based on the following criteria:
Artistic Excellence: 40 percent
Commercial Appeal: 40 percent
Filipino Cultural Sensitivity: 10 percent
Global Appeal: 10 percent
The next four will be selected from among the finished films whose deadline is on September 20.
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