Congresswoman Vilma Santos is now part of MMFF Execom
Batangas 6th District Representative Vilma Santos-Recto has been added to the executive committee of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), chairman Tim Orbos announced Tuesday.
The star for all seasons-turned-Politiko was named as the newest member of the MMFF Execom, along with Senator Grace Poe, who previously headed the Movies and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).
Orbos said the decision to include the two industry veterans, aims to create a more diverse committee that will hopefully strike a balance between indie, mainstream producers, and theater owners, ABS-CBN News reports.
Below is the full list of the members of the new executive committee:
Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares
Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto
Taguig City Mayor Laarni Cayetano representing the Metro Manila mayors
Police Director Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine National Police – National Capital Region
Rachel Arenas, chairperson of the MTRCB
Liza Diño, chairperson of the Film Development Council of the Philippines
Wilson Tieng, president of the Movie Producers and Distributors Association of the Philippines
Jun Romana of the Bureau of Broadcast Services
Jesse Ejercito of the Philippine Motion Picture Producers Association
Marichu Maceda, chairperson of the Mowelfund
Actress Boots Anson-Rodrigo
Victor Villegas, a film distributor
Edgar Tejerero, president of the SM Lifestyle Inc.
Rolando Duenas, assistant general manager of the Ayala Cinemas.
Christina Caparas, general manager of Vista Mall Cinemas
Evylene Advincula, operations manager of Robinsons Movieworld
Jose Romero IV, movie director
Mel Chionglo, movie director
Rolando Tolentino, representing the academe
Ed Lejano, executive director of the Quezon City Film Development Commission
Ricky Lee, scriptwriter
Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala, journalist and documentary producer
Noel Ferrer, professor and multimedia practitioner
Anselmo Adriano, chairman of the Optical Media Board
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