2013 British Independent Film Awards: ‘Metro Manila’ Best Film; Sean Ellis Best Director; Lindsay Duncan Best Actress; James McAvoy Best Actor; More

UPDATED: 3:05 PM: BIFA logoThe UK’s Foreign Language Oscar entry, Metro Manila, had the biggest haul at tonight’s British Independent Film Awards, nabbing three prizes including Best Film, and Director for Sean Ellis. The Tagalog-language, … Read More »

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UK Selects ‘Metro Manila’ For Foreign-Language Oscar Race: Video

By | Friday September 20, 2013 @ 7:14am PDT

Sundance title Metro Manila has been chosen to represent the UK in the Foreign Language Oscar category, making it the 11th film ever submitted by the country. The film, which won the Audience Award in the … Read More »

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Cannes: 108 Media, Paladin Acquire North America On Sundance Thriller ‘Metro Manila’

Sean Ellis’ Philippines-set Metro Manila is bound for a remake courtesy of Fox International Productions which acquired rights earlier this week. The Sundance World Cinema Audience … Read More »

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Cannes: Fox International Productions Takes ‘Metro Manila’ Remake Rights

By | Wednesday May 15, 2013 @ 5:33pm PDT

Metro Manila remakeSean Ellis’ Philippines-set Metro Manila is poised to get the remake treatment from Fox International Productions, following the film’s Audience Award win at Sundance 2013. Written by Oscar- and BAFTA-nominated English filmmaker Ellis (Cashback) … Read More »

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