• The ‘Ekstra’ honor roll

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    EKSTRA-MAIN-POSTER-low-resEkstra, a film by award winning director Jeffrey Jeturian was an entry in the Director’s Showcase category of the 2013 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival.

    Besides winning the Best Performance by a Lead Actress for Vilma Santos, it also clinched several major honors including the:
    Audience Choice Award;

    Special Jury Prize;

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Ruby Ruiz;

    Best Screenplay for Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone and Jeffrey Jeturian; and

    Netpac (Network for Promotion of Asian Cinema) Special Award.

    The movie features a large cast of actual “extras”; mainstream actors Cherie Gil, Pilar Pilapil, Tom Rodriguez, director Marlon Rivera, and Vince de Jesus; and cameos from Richard Yap, Marian Rivera and Piolo Pascual, among others.

    Ekstra is co-produced by Atty. Joji Alonso’s Quantum Films and Star Cinema, and will begin its nationwide commercial run on August 14.

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