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Additional Columns: List of Commercially Released Mainstream and Indie Films from 2018 to Present

Requested from MTRCB by Sabrina Carranza at 10:59 AM on Nov 29, 2019.
Purpose: Research and Industry Analysis
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 11/13/2019
Tracking no: #MTRCB-838069048740

Sabrina 10:59 AM, Nov 29, 2019

Hi! This is a follow-up from my previous request with Tracking No. #MTRCB-998110956483. I'm researching the current state of the film industry to create an analysis of the Philippine's film scene. 

I am writing to request the additional information:
a.    List of rated films (both Mainstream and Indie) from 2017 to Present (November 2019), including their respective production companies (done and given already)

Requesting these additional columns:
- Date each movie was released (in this list)
- Director
- Genre

Thank you so much!

Maria Diana 07:49 AM, Dec 04, 2019

December 4, 2019

Dear Sabrina Carranza,

Thank you for your request dated Nov 29, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Additional Columns: List of Commercially Released Mainstream and Indie Films from 2018 to Present.

We received your request on Nov 29, 2019 and will respond on or before Dec 20, 2019 10:59:36 AM, 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, for request with ticket number #MTRCB-838069048740.

Thank you.


Maria Diana Sabado
FOI Receiving Officer

Ann Marie 04:06 PM, Dec 05, 2019

05 December 2019:

Dear Ms. Carranza:

This is in response to your request dated 29 November 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the Executive Branch.


List of Commercially released Filipino Mainstream and Independent Films 

Date Range: 01 January 2007- 26 November 2019


The Agency has prepared a copy of the requested dataset for your reference. 

Please be informed that the provided data only houses films that were submitted to MTRCB for Review and Classification. 

There may be materials which were released in the Cinemas/Theaters that did not pass through the Agency, such as those that were shown/commissioned by Government Agencies that applied for exemption permit from review of the Board.


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: 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

 FOI Data_Reviewed Movies 2017-2019.pdf

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