Bacolod for the weekend

I arrived last Friday because I was invited to give a talk on screenwriting at the Negros Museum for the FDCP. The FDCP sponsored my trip back home and I asked to stay for the weekend to be with my parents but at the same time, it was a chance for me to get myself…Read more Bacolod for the weekend

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Catch T’yanak tonight and November 8 at the Cinematheque Manila

The Film Development Council of the Philippines are showing lots and lots of amazing horror films leading up to Halloween, All Soul's Day, and All Saints Day. I'm happy to announce that they are showing a film I wrote,┬áT'yanak, today at 8pm and also on November 5 (also at 8pm). I'm proud of this film.…Read more Catch T’yanak tonight and November 8 at the Cinematheque Manila

Sonata screening at Manila Cinematheque on January 8

Sonata, a film I wrote and directed by my Dad and Lore Reyes back in 2013, will be screening at the Manila Cinematheque on January 8. I found out from this article from Film Police Reviews. Check it out. Co-produced by the Film Development Board of the Philippines (FDCP), Sonata still manages to find a…Read more Sonata screening at Manila Cinematheque on January 8

Screenings for Sineng Pambansa

The Sineng Pambansa film festival will be screened in all SM Cinemas on September 11 to September 17. SM Cinema has been gracious enough to dedicate all their cinemas to these films, directed by the masters of the Philippine film industry. Not only will they not show any other film in their cinemas on that…Read more Screenings for Sineng Pambansa

Sonata: the Manila Presscon

I'm no stranger to a press conference. I've been to many in the past few years -- as an observer, as part of the organisers, and as part of the press. When I became an HIV advocate, I found myself seated at the table in front and facing the press who then asked me questions.…Read more Sonata: the Manila Presscon

Sonata opens in theaters in eleven days

The countdown has begun, really. Eleven days and Sonata opens in all SM Cinemas nationwide. The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Sineng Pambansa All Masters Edition will be open to the public on September 11, 2013, and I'm so excited. I can't wait for people to see this movie. I can't wait for…Read more Sonata opens in theaters in eleven days

they call it the ghost month

In the Philippines, many businesses and industries follow a Chinese superstition regarding starting projects on August, which they call the "ghost month." I'm too lazy and filled with so much deep and personal writing from last night to actually try and discover the exact origin of the "ghost month." All I can remember is that…Read more they call it the ghost month