Award Winning Filmmaker and Writer, Maria Diane Ventura

The legions of fans of the movies, TheRapist and Mulat "Awaken" have been rallying behind the award winning director and writer, Maria Diane Ventura these days. They've supported her internationally-acclaimed films with enthusiasm ever since it debuted online and in any other platform. Well, it's not surprising since she entered the entertainment scene with her extraordinary, award winning projects.


In my new lifestyle blog, I've featured her undeniable presence in the world of film-making and as well as how I came to know more about her. By writing a post about Maria Diane Ventura, Award Winning Director and Writer in the said blog, I can say that I'm really one of her fans. Honestly, I love her movie, Mulat "Awaken" since I'm a follower of unique, thought-provoking and entertaining films.

Maria Diane Ventura became prominent in the writing and film-making industry due to her extraordinary films, TheRapist and Mulat "Awaken." In my recent blog post at Where Is Stylish Karen, I've mentioned that "the young director’s short film entitled TheRapist was cited as among the Most Popular Films and Best Short Films at the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) in New York. It has since debuted online over Singapore-based indie-film portal Viddsee, where it was the featured film in December 2013, and where, more recently, it was shortlisted as among the Best Short Films in Asia." 


Now Maria Diane Ventura has also garnered accolades with her first feature film. "Diane’s first feature-length work, Mulat “Awaken”, just bagged her the Best Director for Global Feature award, and as well as Best Actor for Jake Cuenca, at the Manhattan Festival in New York last 2014. According to Manila Times, “the film was also a recipient of the 7th Ani ng Dangal for Artistic Excellence Award from the NCCA.” It includes an accolade as Best Narrative Feature at the recently concluded World Cinema Festival in Brazil. It also includes Best Actor award for Jake Cuenca. The movie entitled Mulat “Awaken” was also a finalist in the 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival New Wave Film Category."

The young director is a former music and events producer and it helped her create amazing films with world-class quality in terms of artistic execution, cinematography and narration. Since Diane has decided to collaborate with global film entities, you'll definitely find her next projects filled with foreign actors. That is one way of promoting multinational talents, something that she really wants to do.

At present, many of the followers and avid fans of Maria Diane Ventura are excited to watch her second full length film, with the working title Deine Forbe (Your Color). According to her, the project is a socio-political drama with dark comedy undertones that will feature top talents from New York and Germany.

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