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The perfect move: Transit’s journey to the Oscars

The young filmmaker said Transit was inspired by one her travels to Israel, as her family makes a living from organizing tours to the Holy Land. “During one of my trips to Israel, I met an OFW who was bringing his baby to Manila because of the deportation law. Curious, I started doing research with my co-writer Gian Abrahan and we started writing a story based on that,” she recalled.
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CinemAyala?: Indie filmfest goes commercial

Cinemalaya goes UP was then a partnership between Cinemalaya, UP Cineastes’ Studio, and the UP Film Institute (UPFI). It has catered to the taste of those who wanted an alternative from the mainstream—students, professionals and movie enthusiasts alike.
Last year, a proposition to cancel the screening in UP did not push through due to the clamor of the festival’s patrons. This year, however, UP will no longer be included in its list of festival venues.
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