Olivia Lamasan takes on executive post

  • Page Views 979
  • ABS-CBN Corporation has named multi-awarded filmmaker Olivia Lamasan as new managing director of ABS-CBN Films Productions Inc. or Star Cinema, following the retirement of Malou Santos as chief operating officer (COO) of Star Creatives.

    Lamasan previously headed Star Cinema’s creative department before the appointment. Respectfully and lovingly nicknamed “Inang” by some of the country’s most revered actors, she is behind such remarkable Filipino films as “Madrasta,” “Milan,” “Got to Believe,” “In The Name of Love,” “The Mistress,” “Starting Over Again,” and most recently, “Barcelona: A Love Untold.”

    Santos, meanwhile, will now serve as an executive adviser to Star Cinema, as well as focus on foreign film acquisitions and regional co-productions. She will also oversee Citymall cinema operations under Cinescreen, Inc.

    As the former COO of Star Creatives, Santos led the teams behind Asia’s longest-running drama anthology “Remembering,” and other world-class television dramas that include “The Promise,” “Princess and I,” “Forevermore,” “The Legal Wife,” “Dolce Amore,” “She Wolf,” “Imortal,” and “La Luna Sangre.”

    In a statement sent to The Manila Times, Head of Corporate Communications Kane Errol Ochoa said, “With these appointments, ABS-CBN hopes to continue to provide Filipinos all over the world with the best content on different media platforms as the company continues to transition into an agile digital company.”

    (TMT)

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 12 July 2019
      4 days ago No comment

      Direk Cathy shares what to expect from reunion movie of Piolo, Claudine

      Piolo Pascual and Claudine Barretto are reuniting for a big screen project 15 years since they starred in their last movie together “Milan.” In an interview with reporters on Wednesday, filmmaker Cathy Garcia Molina revealed that she is has been tasked to help the project. “Kuwento ni direk Olive ...

    • 12 July 2019
      4 days ago No comment

      Sarah Geronimo on being married: ‘Kailangan prepared ka diyan’

      Is Sarah Geronimo ready to settle down with her boyfriend, Matteo Guidicelli, anytime soon? Aside from her lineup of projects this year – consisting of a television comeback, a new film, upcoming shows, on top of her left and right, already existing endorsement commitments – Sarah Geronimo has another ...

    • 12 July 2019
      4 days ago No comment

      MMFF 2019: These 4 scripts made the cut

      These four scripts have been chosen as official entries to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and MMFF chairman Danilo Lim announced on Wednesday that the following scripts made the cut this year: – “Kampon” starring Kris Aquino and Derek Ramsay – “Momalland” starring ...

    • 12 July 2019
      4 days ago No comment

      Maureen Wroblewitz explains reason for leaving ‘Eat Bulaga’

      “Asia’s Next Top Model” fifth season winner Maureen Wroblewitz has left the country’s longest-running noontime show “Eat Bulaga.” During the question-and-answer portion of her video on her YouTube channel, a fan asked the 21-year-old Filipino-German if she was still in the noontime show. “Ang dami kong pangarap. Ang dami ...

    • 12 July 2019
      4 days ago No comment

      Eric Quizon, inalala ang 7th death anniversary ni Dolphy

      Isang pagpupugay para kay Dolphy ang ibinahagi ng kanyang anak na si Eric Quizon. Sa social media post nito, inalala ng isa sa mga anak ng Comedy King ang kanyang ika-pitong death anniversary. “We celebrate you today not because it’s your death anniversary but because of your undying effect ...

    %d bloggers like this: