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List of Commercially Released Mainstream and Indie Films (w/ MTRCB Ratings) from 2001 to Present

Requested from MTRCB by Generoso Jr. Pamittan at 09:50 PM on Jun 04, 2018.
Purpose: Baseline data for dissertation research on main characters in Philippine films
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2001 - 06/01/2018
Tracking no: #MTRCB-486952333583

Generoso Jr. 09:50 PM, Jun 04, 2018

Mabuhay!
 
I am a student of PhD in Philippine Studies major in Language, Culture and Media at De La Salle University, Manila. Currently, I am working on my research proposal for my dissertation on images of main characters in Philippine films which aim to analyze the configurations of main characters’ gender. Part of my research endeavor is to obtain a credible list of Filipino films which will serve as baseline data.
 
May I respectfully request for a list of Filipino mainstream and indie films, commercially released from 2001 up to present, together with their respective MTRCB ratings.

Attachments:
 Request Letter MTRCB.docx

Maria Diana 11:58 AM, Jun 05, 2018

June 5, 2018

Dear Mr. Pamittan Jr.,

Thank you for your request dated Jun 04, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of Commercially Released Mainstream and Indie Films (w/ MTRCB Ratings) from 2001 to Present.

We received your request on Jun 04, 2018 and will respond on or before Jun 25, 2018 09:50:47 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHwsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEk1UUkNCLTQ4Njk1MjMzMzU4Mww, for request with ticket number #MTRCB-486952333583.

Thank you.


Respectfully,

Maria Diana Sabado
FOI Receiving Officer

Ann Marie 10:19 AM, Jun 06, 2018

06 June  2018

Dear Mr. Pamittan Jr:

I refer to your letter dated 04 June 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for list of commercially-released Mainstream and Independent Films (w/ MTRCB Ratings) from 2001 to Present.

We received your request on 04 June 2018 and will respond on or before 25 June 2018 09:50:47 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

At the moment, our Agency is currently processing your request.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal.

Thank you.

Very Truly Yours,

Atty. Ann Marie Nemenzo
Officer in Charge - Office of the Executive Director II and
MTRCB FOI Decision Maker

Ann Marie 02:17 PM, Jun 21, 2018

21 June 2018

Dear Mr. Pamittan Jr.:

This is in response to your request dated 04 June 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the Executive Branch.

YOUR REQUEST:

List of Commercially released Filipino Mainstream and Independent Films
Data range: 01 January 2001 - 04 June 2018

RESPONSE TO REQUEST:

The Agency has prepared a copy of the requested dataset for your reference. As previously communicated to you, digitally – our Agency’s online database is only able to pull up records from (January 2010- 14 May 2018). For data from CY 2009 and below, kindly pick-up the hard copies of the documents from our office:

Address: MTRCB Building, No. 18 Timog Avenue, Quezon City
Time: Anytime between 08:00 to 19:00
Contact Person: Ms. Diana Sabado (FOI Officer)

Please be guided that due to the voluminous data request, applicable and reasonable document reproduction fees may apply.

Meanwhile, we ask for your kind patience as we are currently transitioning to a new online system and are currently unable to provide you data from 15 May 2018 to 04 June 2018. Rest assured that we will provide you with the data once system migration has been completed.

YOUR RIGHT TO REQUEST FOR A REVIEW:

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to MTRCB Chairperson Maria Rachel Arenas at MTRCB Building, No. 18 Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City and/or through our email address at: admin@mtrcb.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

We greatly appreciate your FOI inquiry. Please do not hesitate to reach us through (02) 3767380 loc. 108 should you need further assistance.

Thank you.

Very Truly Yours,

Atty. Ann Marie Nemenzo
Officer in Charge – Office of the Executive Director II and
MTRCB FOI Decision Maker

Attachments:
 LOCAL FILM DATASET 2010-MAY 14.xlsx

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