Olive Lamasan is new Star Cinema managing director


ABS-CBN Corporation, the country’s leading media and entertainment company, has named Olive Lamasan as the new managing director of ABS-CBN Films Productions Inc. or Star Cinema, following the retirement of Malou Santos as chief operating officer (COO) of Star Creatives.

Olive Lamasan previously headed Star Cinema’s creative department

Olive, or also known as Inang Olive in the Philippine film industry, previously headed Star Cinema’s creative department before the appointment and directed timeless and remarkable films such as  “Madrasta,” “Milan,” “Got to Believe,” “In The Name of Love,” “The Mistress,” “Starting Over Again,” and most recently, “Barcelona: A Love Untold.”

Malou, meanwhile, will now serve as an executive adviser to Cinema, focusing on foreign film acquisitions and regional co-productions. She will also oversee Citymall cinema operations under Cinescreen, Inc.

As the former COO of Star Creatives, Malou led the teams behind Asia’s longest-running drama anthology “Maalaala Mo Kaya,” and other world-class television dramas that include “Pangako Sa ‘Yo,” “Princess and I,” “Forevermore,” “The Legal Wife,” “Dolce Amore,” “Lobo,” “Imortal,” and “La Luna Sangre.”

With these appointments, ABS-CBN hopes to continue to provide Filipinos all over the world with the best content on different media platforms as the company continues to transition into an agile digital company.




Hinirang ng ABS-CBN bilang bago nitong managing director para sa ABS-CBN Film Productions Inc. o Star Cinema si Olive Lamasan kasunod ng pagretiro ni Malou Santos bilang chief operating officer (COO) ng Star Creatives.

Bago ang kanyang appointment, pinangunahan ni Olive, o mas kilala sa tawag na Inang Olive sa industriya, ang creative department ng Star Cinema at idinirehe ang ilan sa mga hindi malilimutang mga pelikula tulad ng “Madrasta,” “Milan,” “Got to Believe,” “In The Name of Love,” “The Mistress,” “Starting Over Again,” at “Barcelona: A Love Untold.”

Samantala, si Malou naman ay magsisilbing executive adviser ng Cinema na siyang tutuon ng pansin sa foreign film acquisitions at regional co-productions. Siya rin ang mamamahala sa operasyon ng Citymall cinemas sa ilalim ng Cinescreen Inc.

Nang siya ay COO pa ng Star Creatives, pinangunahan ni Malou ang teams sa likod ng Asia’s longest-running drama anthology na “Maalaala Mo Kaya” at iba pang world-class dramas tulad ng “Pangako Sa ‘Yo,” “Princess and I,” “Forevermore,” “The Legal Wife,” “Dolce Amore,” “Lobo,” “Imortal,” at “La Luna Sangre.”

Sa kanilang pamumuno, inaasahang mas maipagpapatuloy pa ng ABS-CBN ang paghahatid sa mga Pilipino saan man sa mundo ng dekalibre at makabuluhang content gamit ang iba’t ibang media platforms.



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