The selection committee of the Metro Manila Film Festival-Philippines has revealed the 8 selected film projects that are included in the upcoming 34th Metro Manila Film Festival-Philippines 2008.
After a thorough and rigorous deliberation that was held at the Manila City Room, 2nd floor ng MMDA building, Makati City, the chairperson of the selection committee, Julie Borje announced the 8 official entries and they are:
“Baler” (Viva Communications)
“Dayo” (Cutting Edge Productions)
“Desperadas 2” (Regal Entertainment)
“Escaleras and Ungasis: 20 Years After” (OctoArts Films)
“Magkaibigan” (Maverick Films)
“One Night Only” (Canary Films)
“Shake, Rattle and Roll 10” (Regal Entertainment)
“Tanging Ina Nâ€™yong Lahat” (Star Cinema)
One of the eight entries, Dayo is a digital animation film and this is the first time in the history of the said festival that an animation movie was included. Borje added that there are 3 criteria that were used in the selection, Story creativity, commercial viability and Filipino cultural values of the movie.