SOLAR ENTERTAINMENT AND WEST BEIJING PICTURES IN TALKS FOR COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITY

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—The West Zishouzhenzhang (Beijing) Pictures of China Co., Ltd. represented by the Chief Producer Miss Deng Ziyi and Producer Mr. Lu Tianyi were invited to attend the 42nd Metro Manila Film Festival last year. The visit paved way for the discussion to collaborate for a film and television production between Solar Entertainment Corporation and West Beijing Pictures.   In the possible collaboration between Solar Entertainment and West Beijing Pictures, the production services of Solar will be acquired for another Chinese film Angel Action (tentative title). Angel Action depicts the…

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Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017 entry submission is until December 30, 2016

Sine Lokal, Pang-Internasyonal Great New! The deadline of submission is extended until December 30, 2016 Sinag Maynila Fim Festival 2017: Sine Lokal Pang-internasyonal is accepting finished full-length feature films. Selected films will automatically receive Php 150,000.00 while those selected from other categories will be given Php 10, 000.00 as incentives.   Being selected for Sinag Maynila has been closely associated with the opportunity for international recognition, hence the new tagline “Sine Lokal, Pang-Internasyonal”. Under  the  supervision  of  Sinag Maynila  CEO  and  Founder  Wilson Tieng,  and  world-renowned  and internationally  acclaimed  film…

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Applications and entries for ​Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2017 is now officially opened.

Sinag Maynila Film Festival  2017: Sine Lokal, Pang-Internasyonal   Entries are now being accepted for the third season of Sinag Maynila Film Festival!  Sinag  Maynila  and its featured  local  indie  films  have  been gaining  traction  in  various international  film festivals-Vesoul International Asian Movies Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, Toronto International  Film Festival  among  others. Under  the  supervision  of  Sinag Maynila  CEO  and  Founder  Wilson Tieng,  and  world-renowned  and internationally  acclaimed  film  director Brillante  Ma  Mendoza,  the  diverse  and captivating stories of the produced films garnered attention overseas. With  the tremendous…

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The Newest Local Film Festival Sinag Maynila Kicks Off this March

Internationally acclaimed film director Brilliante Mendoza and Solar Entertainment CEO Wilson Tieng worked together to launch Sinag Maynila, a new local film festival. For its first year, Sinag Maynila will feature five films set against the backdrop of the country’s social issues: “Balut Country” by Paul Sta. Ana, “Bambanti” by Zig Dulay, “Imbisibol” by Lawrence Fajardo, “Ninja Party” by Jim Libiran, and “Swap” by Rempton Zuasola. The festival will run from March 18 to 24, 2015 at SM Cinema Megamall, SM Cinema North EDSA, SM Cinema Manila, SM Cinema Fairview,…

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FIRST LOOK: BEGIN AGAIN MOVIE POSTER – Solar Entertainment

  From John Carney, director of the critically-acclaimed movie ONCE comes another tale of music and love.. BEGIN AGAIN is a a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together it stars Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld, and CeeLo Green. Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her long-time boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to…

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Manny Pacquiao Movie – Official Trailer

Manny Pacquiao Movie – Official Trailer – “Manny” narrated by Academy Award Nominee Liam Neeson and directed by Ryan Moore and Academy Award Winner Leon Gast. Coming 2014. *Official World Premiere at 2014 SXSW Film Festival. Synopsis: From abject poverty to becoming an eight time boxing world champion, congressman, and international icon, Manny Pacquiao is the true definition of a Cinderella-man story. In the Philippines, he first entered the ring as a sixteen year old weighing ninety-eight pounds with the goal of earning money to feed his family. Now, almost…

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“MANNY: THE MOVIE” TO PREMIERE AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL IN TEXAS – Solar Entertainment

The South by Southwest Film Festival and Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas recently announced that it will host the premiere of the Hollywood-produced “MANNY: THE MOVIE.” The festival which runs from March 7 to 15 will mark the global debut of the highly anticipated documentary movie of the celebrated Filipino sports icon. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Liam Neeson, “MANNY” chronicles the untold story of Manny Pacquiao– from his impoverished childhood years in war-torn Mindanao, his struggle to survive in Manila by working in construction sites and warehouses after running…

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WILL SANDINO MARTIN BE THE NEXT COCO MARTIN?

The soon-to-be-released teen drama “UNFRIEND” from Solar Entertainment Corporation showcases up and coming young actor Sandino Martin, who shares the same screen surname as one of today’s most bankable mainstream actors, Coco Martin. They are completely unrelated to one another though. But this early, many movie observers are asking whether this hunk of an actor may yet soon be the next Coco Martin. In “UNFRIEND” Sandino portrays a gender-confused teenager named David, who battles depression after he is dumped by his male lover Jonathan (Angelo Ilagan). Continuing to track and…

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‘UNFRIEND’ highlights power of media – SOLAR Entertainment

The narrative is seen through the perspective of David (played by Sandino Martin), who is openly gay as observed in his account in the famous social networking site FACEBOOK. Through this site he also professes his love for his on-line boyfriend Jonathan (Angelo Ilagan), a Facebook subscriber, too. David, whose parents are working abroad, lives with his grandmother who is always busy doing household chores and watching religious programs on television. The lack of familial physical and emotional contact has led him to find solace in Jonathan. On Christmas day,…

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: PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES, a super horror film – Solar Entertainment

The story begins in June 2012 in Oxnard, California. Recent high school graduate Jesse has a party which includes his family and friends to celebrate his graduation. One morning, Jesse finds a mysterious bite on his arm. Later, he and his friend Hector are confronted by two thugs who attack them, but the thugs are somehow knocked out by Jesse. When they show the incident to their other friend Marisol, Jesse cannot remember how it happened. After some strange activity, he realizes that he has superhuman abilities before he tests…

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Mumbai Love: The Movie– Capestone Pictures

This feature-length film is not only a love story but is also a story about how two cultures can come together as one. Capestone Pictures Inc. has joined forces with Solar Entertainment Corporation in the romantic comedy team-up of sexy and beauteous Solenn Heusaff and talented new actor Kiko Matos. Mumbai Love is a cross-cultural romantic comedy shot on location in India and the Philippines. The story is centered on the love between Solenn and Kiko from two different worlds who will risk everything even racial differences of age-old traditions…

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Keanu Reeves in Tokyo to promote film ’47 Ronin,’ based on true Japanese story By Yuriko Nagano.

[Press Released] TOKYO (AP) — The director of the Keanu Reeves 3-D film “47 Ronin” says he hopes his adaptation of a true Japanese story becomes a Hollywood blockbuster. Film director Carl Rinsch, Reeves and co-stars appeared together in front of a Tokyo audience on Monday. The film is based on an actual historical event during the Edo Period known as “Chushingura.” It involved a lord who was wrongfully put to death and his followers — ronin — who sought revenge. Rinsch said he took on the film subject and…

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Emily Blunt fights love and lies in ‘Arthur Newman’ from Solar Entertainment

As a youngster, Emily Blunt struggled to overcome a stammer, and with a teacher’s help eventually overcame it. So it’s quite a testament that the English actress would eventually make a career out of speaking, especially as the profession requires her to play different characters with various accents. In the romantic drama Arthur Newman, she is paired with fellow Brit Colin Firth, in which they both play Americans. Of course, Blunt is no stranger to American accents. She played a Yank in Sunshine Cleaning, Charlie Wilson’s War, and last year’s sci-fi epic Looper,…

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PHILIPPINES gets caught up in the ‘LINSANITY’ (From Solar Entertainment Corporation)

In February 2012, the New York Knicks, mired in a disappointing season and out of desperation, looked to the end of their bench and found Jeremy Lin, an undrafted free agent from Harvard. On the verge of seeing his lifelong NBA dream vanish, Lin – at, or near what was believed to be his last chance as an NBA professional, underwent a now-legendary run, obliterating stereotypes along the way, and in the process birthed a global phenomenon known as “LINSANITY” Basketball — and the world – was never the same.…

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Ethan Hawke Talks about THE PURGE

From Universal Pictures, the horror thriller The Purge illustrates the government’s response to an America overrun by escalating crime and overcrowded prisons.  For a 12-hour period, once a year, any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal.  And on this one particular night, James (Ethan Hawke) and Mary Sandin (Lena Headey), and their two children, will learn just how vicious the outside world can be. Actor Ethan Hawke talked about why the subject of families in peril make for good suspense and horror films, what he enjoys about making genre movies,…

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