Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Raymund Ribay Gutierrez

Raymund Ribay Gutierrez is the first Filipino director and screenwriter to compete for the Palme d’Or twice in the short film category at the Festival de Cannes. He is a graduate of Brillante Mendoza Film Workshop Batch 1 where he was awarded as best director for his film Anggulo. Gutierrez’s first short film Imago (2016), received a nomination for …

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Brillante Mendoza Film Foundation

Brillante Mendoza Film Foundation

Film is a potent medium in the exchange of ideas, information, and experiences, regardless of one’s stature in life. Film does not discriminate; one can live in a Third World or developing country, and still feel the need for art film to enrich his mind, knowledge, dignity, and humanity. Film is a major form of …

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Brillante Mendoza protege goes to Cannes

Brillante Mendoza protege goes to Cannes

Young Filipino filmmaker Raymund Ribay Gutierrez returns to Cannes, where his latest work, “Judgement,” will vie for the top honor in the short film competition. It’s Gutierrez’s second time to compete in the world’s glitziest festival, since his debut, “Imago,” which was also part of the short film tilt in 2016. Gutierrez, who is a …

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Brillante Mendoza’s AMO premieres April 9 on Netflix

Brillante Mendoza’s AMO premieres April 9 on Netflix

Global streaming giant, Netflix has picked up drug war drama “AMO” as its first series from The Philippines. The show was produced by broadcaster TV5 and directed by Brillante Mendoza.Netflix will roll it out worldwide from April 9, 2018. AMO tells the story of Joseph, a high school student who starts out as a small-time …

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BRILLANTE MENDOZA at Sinag Maynila 2018

BRILLANTE MENDOZA at Sinag Maynila 2018

By Mae Aniceto Twenty-eighteen marks a centennial of film in the Philippines, and there is no other way to celebrate it but to make this year’s festival nothing less than grandeur of artistic expression through the lens of both aspiring directors and actors, and those who have been celebrating the festival alongside SINAG MAYNILA since …

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Brillante Mendoza Head Jury at 2nd Malaysia Film Festival

Brillante Mendoza Head Jury at 2nd Malaysia Film Festival

Early last year at Malaysia International Film Festival’s first edition, Brillante Mendoza won the best director award with his film “Ma Rosa” “Mendoza’s gritty, powerful socially-conscious films are proof that cinema can play a vital role in illuminating and eliminating the social ills that plague our modern societies,” said Joanne Goh, MD of MIFFest. Other jurors at …

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Brillante Mendoza as French film fest jury

Brillante Mendoza as French film fest jury

Director Brillante Mendoza was invited to be a member of the jury in the 8th MyFrenchFilmFestival, in Paris, France, ongoing until Feb. 19, 2018.  Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty, Youth) will preside over the Filmmakers’ Jury of this 8th edition. He will be accompanied by four other filmmakers: French directors Julia Ducournau (Raw) …

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Indie Bravo! Awards

Indie Bravo! Awards

“IMAGO” are similarly blazing the trail represented by Raymund Ribay Gutierrez, and acknowledged leader and master Brillante Ma Mendoza. Best Short Film TIFF2016 Night Award at the 15th International Festival Signs of the Night Read more: http://entertainment.inquirer.net/248428/imago-wins-paris#ixzz5193dQjN1 Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook Best director at the 35th Sulmona International Film Festival …

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House Resolution no. 51

House Resolution no. 51

House Resolution no. 51 congratulating and commending filmmaker director Brillante Mendoza for winning the award for best director for his film ‘Ma Rosa’ at the 54th Gijon International film festival, and for receiving the ecumenical jury prize-special mention in the 68th Cannes film festival for his film ‘Taklub’ L-R: Pampanga Representative Aurelio Gonzales Jr., Speaker …

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Hilom, A film by Brillante Mendoza about Doctors to the Barrio

Hilom, A film by Brillante Mendoza about Doctors to the Barrio

HILOM is a film about Doctors to the Barrio produced by the Department of Health Directed by Brillante Mendoza and Written by Boots Agbayani-Pastor Starring Julia Montes and Kean Cipriano. Elenita “Doc Ellen” Sancho-Peralta M.D. and Alexander “Doc Alex” Peralta M.D., both 27, are a newly married couple who are bound for Bicol to fulfill …

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