Cagayan de Oro filmmaker Julienne Ilagan of Blackfish Productions together with April Batican of Epicmedia Productions, have been selected by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) to represent the Philippines in the 21st Rotterdam Lab of the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) in the Netherlands next year.
Rotterdam Lab allows both Ilagan and Batican to train and create a network with other young producers from other countries.
Ilagan is known for her award-winning short film “Balut. Penoy. Asin” which won best picture in Cinemagis 2017 and full-length feature film “Kauyagan.”