[Glow Up] A Former Beauty Contestant gets pampered like a beauty queen again

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This week on Glow Up…

A former beauty contestant will be pampered like a beauty queen! The three hosts — Winwyn, Thia and Michelle — who are all title holders in international beauty competitions will sure

ly make her feel at ease in her transformation today.

Eunice Dampil, now 21 years old, used to join beauty pageants. During her teens, she usually competes in beauty contests but this all stopped when she got pregnant. She has no regrets but her dream of being a beauty queen is now unlikely to happen.

But that doesn’t mean it’s all over for her now because she will be given a pep talk by Mrs. Universe 2019, Patricia Javier. A professional stylist to beauty queens, Bessie Besana returns to the show to dress her up in style!

Plus to complete her Glow Up experience, the glam team of Ms. World Philippines 2019, Michelle Dee, will do her hair and makeup today.

Catch the mesmerizing transformation of Eunice this week on Glow Up. It airs every Sunday, 8pm on GMA News TV.

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[Glow Up] How to look like a K-Pop Idol

Aired a few weeks ago on GMA NEWS TV.


 

TONIGHT WILL BE AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME FOR A FAN WHOSE ABOUT TO GLOW UP!

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE GLOW UP STYLE COUNCIL GRANTS THE MAKEOVER REQUEST OF AN ONLINE FOLLOWER. HER DREAM LOOK OF CHANNELING A K-POP INSPIRED FASHION IS ABOUT TO COME TRUE!

A FEW WEEKS AGO, 21-YEAR-OLD MARYLEN CAYANAN WAS ONLY WATCHING GLOW UP ON TV. BUT TONIGHT, SHE WILL GET BEAUTY AND FASHION ADVICE STRAIGHT FROM THE STYLE COUNCIL: WINWYN MARQUEZ AND THIA THOMALLA.

TONIGHT’S MAKEOVER CHECKLIST INCLUDE:

HOW TO LOOK LIKE A KOREAN SUPERSTAR? CHECK!

HOW TO PULL OFF A NEW HAIR STYLE WITH SIDE BANGS? CHECK!

AND HOW TO GET THAT DEWY AND NATURAL MAKEUP LOOK? CHECK!

GIRL… YOU, TOO, CAN GET THE CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR OWN MAKEOVER ON TV… FOR FREE!

JUST VISIT GLOWUPGNTV ON INSTAGRAM AND TUNE IN EVERY SUNDAY ON GLOW UP ON GMA NEWS TV AT 8PM.

 

Heart Evangelista on love and career, plus fashion secrets!

We got to work with Heart Evangelista last March for GMA Network. We went to her office in Quezon City to shoot an ‘office tour’ plus several other quirky things to let people know more about this lovely and multitalented woman. The result was the online content that were launched via the social media platforms of GMA Network like Facebook and Instagram, and we officially named the project called “GMA Artistakeover”.

What you will watch below contain a side of Heart that you rarely get to see in soap operas that she stars in or her official Instagram page. Her showbiz BFF, Lovi Poe, will also make an appearance here to send her warmest regards to GMA’s Artist of the Month for March.

Meanwhile, for this April, we will give a warm Kapuso welcome to Derek Ramsay who is the Artist of the Month!

 

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Help these kids thru the Education Under the Bridge Program

In 2018, we made a short documentary about Fe Matullano-Lustańas, a teacher who is the brainchild of the Education Under the Bridge project. Teacher Fe has an advocacy and that is to educate the children/youth who live under the bridge in Barangay La Huerta in Parañaque City. Our short docu about her was recognized by the Change Short Film Festival as 2nd Best Short Film. As a way of giving back, we held an outreach program this February to help the community. You can contact Teacher Fe thru her official Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

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Hope Springs, 2019

I’m going to challenge myself this year by focusing on what I had been really wanting to pursue, and to pay attention to a few things I also hope to improve on. That includes photography. In the coming days, I’ll be posting random snapshots and some musings that go along with it. Moreover, The Dogwood Challenge 2019 is also a weekly activity I hope to accomplish successfully until the end. If you haven’t heard about it, Google is your friend. Just hit search. 🙂

The past weeks gave me time to reflect and it’s one of those phases where I truly had the chance to detach myself from thinking about my career. The past few years have been about ‘hustle’, in Filipino, ‘raket’. Raket dito, raket doon, and even when your flame is burning passionately, it’s a flame that’s bound to lose its spark one day. May be mine needs some rest or some rethinking. It’s not a sign of giving up, but a period of reevaluation.

Here’s also hoping that by the time that I’m going to share some spontaneous brain farts / reflections from my readings/ research on my film studies, you benefit from it as well. I’ve yet to unearth a goldmine of information and reflections from the movies I have watched, the texts I have consumed. I’m definitely no film critic but may be instead of passively consuming all these media texts, we can also actively participate in creating them? Good way, nonetheless, to process information and contribute to the discourse.

It’s going to be a busy year, I am sure. And I hope to anchor 2019 on improvement and gratefulness. And I’m really eyeing that magic word: focus.

So to start… here is a picture.
No profound epiphanies here yet. ) but i love to look at it because of its aesthetic simplicity, and because it represents much about hope and growth, two things I’ll look forward to this year.

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Film Fridays: Watch some scenes from the Hidden Cinema Congress

Whew, it has been a while! And now I’m releasing some never-before-seen footage from the Hidden Cinema Congress that happened last month. I wrote about it in detail in this post.

And now I’m compiling the videos that I took from the said event. Here, you’ll be seeing film historian and academician, Nick Deocampo, film teacher Jag Garcia and and filmmaker Elvert Bañares.

For those who have not attended the event and for those who’d like to know what happened, I hope I was able to help you by sharing these videos. I feel like I’d have to do this to contribute to the documentation of the present and evolving landscape of Philippine cinema.

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FilmFridays: Our film goes to Portugal

For a filmmaker like me, it’s always a good thing to know that people would like to watch your films. In my case, our film “Share the Care” goes to Portugal! Buti pa siya. :))

Last week during a vacation trip to Bohol, I’ve received a wonderful news sent to me via e-mail. It’s from the organizer of Die Erste Vertikale or First Vertical Film Festival. But wait, What is a Vertical film? In simple terms, the film is shot and edited using a 9:16 aspect ratio. This is the event’s official poster.

In essence, the organizers want our film to be screened in Horta, Portugal and in some parts of Europe including Germany! Unfortunately, I’ve never heard of Horta but upon searching it on Google, I’ve seen how beautiful it is. It’s a “maritime town on the east coast of Faial in the Azores” according to a blog. Had I gotten enough time and resources, I would have attended and witnessed the picturesque view myself!

Frankly, it’s my first time to be receiving this kind of news— a film programmer abroad asking me to send them a copy of our film so that they can show it to their audience. It’s surreal, at first– I mean, a stranger has taken interest to view what you’ve created. Anyway, Sharing you a screenshot of the email. Update though, we didn’t win anything but that’s totally okay! 🙂 My goal, as a filmmaker, has always been to let people see our film and not just to take home awards. It brings so much *kilig* knowing people out there, across the globe and total strangers at that, would like to pay attention to what you have created, some out of sweat and tears and your hard-earned money involved! Haha. The invitation from the organizers is an honor in itself.

We made our film “Share the Care” to showcase how the love that starts from our homes can be shared to others in simple and sincere acts of kindness. It’s also a sneak peek of how typical Filipinos commute their way to work. If you’re a foreigner reading this right now, the mass transportation in the Philippines has been totally disappointing. Many times in the past, passengers aboard the MRT have to be unloaded because of technical problems. Also, Traffic in Metro Manila is one of the worst in the world. It eats a lot of your time. In most cases, you can be stuck for an hour or so en route to work. At worst, may be 3 or 4 especially if it rains and floods. I’m still hoping it would be improved though!

As for updates on our film, we’re currently working on the film’s official trailer and poster but in the meantime, we’d love to share with you a still from “Share the Care”.

Thank you to the organizers of First Vertical film festival for including us in your lineup this year. We hope it’s not the last and we’re looking forward to sharing more Pinoy content abroad. 🙂

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