Black Sheep Productions

Black Sheep Productions (or simply Black Sheep) is a Philippine film studio that is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Film Productions, a division of ABS-CBN Corporation.[1] Founded in 2018, the studio produces films that are situated in between independent films and mainstream films released by the major Philippine film studios.[2]

Black Sheep Productions
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryMotion Pictures
Founded2018; 5 years ago (2018)
HeadquartersABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, Sgt. Esguerra Avenue corner Mother Ignacia Street, Brgy. South Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City
Area served
Philippines
Key people
Kriz Gazmen
Olivia Lamasan
ProductsFilms
OwnerABS-CBN Corporation
ParentABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc.

Black Sheep is best known for producing the films Exes Baggage (2018), Alone/Together (2019), Fan Girl (2020), and Whether the Weather is Fine (2021).

HistoryEdit

Black Sheep was founded in 2018.[3] The brand positions itself in between ABS-CBN Film Productions's two other major brands, Star Cinema, which is more family-oriented, and Cinema One Originals, which is considered more arthouse.[4]

List of Black Sheep filmsEdit

2018Edit

Title Release date Director Cast Genre(s) Associated film production
Exes Baggage September 26 Dan Villegas Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino Romance, Drama
Oda sa Wala October 23 (QCinema) Dwein Baltazar Pokwang Romance, Drama Epicmedia Productions, Q Cinema
To Love Some Buddy October 31 Jason Paul Laxamana Maja Salvador, Zanjoe Marudo Romance

2019Edit

Title Release date Director Cast Genre(s) Associated film production
Sakaling Maging Tayo January 16 JP Habac Mccoy De Leon, Elisse Joson Romance, Drama
Alone/Together February 13 Antoinette Jadaone Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil Romance, Drama
Between Maybes May 15 Jason Paul Laxamana Gerald Anderson, Julia Barretto Romance
Clarita June 12 Derick Cabrido Jodi Sta. Maria, Arron Villaflor, Ricky Davao Horror
Ani The Harvest August 2 (Cinemalaya Film Festival) Kim Zuñiga and Sandro Del Rosario Zyren Dela Cruz Science Fiction Wanderstruck Films
The Panti Sisters September 13 Jun Lana Paolo Ballesteros, Martin del Rosario, Christian Bables Comedy ABS-CBN Film Productions Inc., Quantum Films, The IdeaFirst Company
Open September 13 Andoy Ranay Arci Munoz, JC Santos Romance, Drama T-Rex Entertainment
Isa Pa With Feelings October 16 Prime Cruz Maine Mendoza, Carlo Aquino Romance APT Entertainment

2020Edit

Title Release date Director Cast Genre(s) Associated film production
Motel Acacia March 11 Bradley Liew JC Santos, Agot Isidro Horror Epicmedia Productions
Fan Girl December 25 (Online) Antoinette Jadaone Paulo Avelino, Charlie Dizon Drama Globe Studios,
Project 8,
Epicmedia Productions,
Crossword Productions

2021Edit

Title Release date Director Cast Genre(s) Associated film production
Hello Stranger: The Movie February 12 Dwein Baltazar Tony Labrusca, JC Alcantara, Vivoree Esclito, Patrick Quiroz, Gillian Vicencio, Miguel Almendras Boys' Love
The Death of Nintendo April 23 (online) Raya Martin Noel Comia Jr. Comedy IndieFlip
Whether the Weather is Fine December 25 Carlo Francisco Manatad Charo Santos-Concio, Daniel Padilla, Rans Rifol Drama Globe Studios,
Dreamscape Entertainment

Upcoming filmsEdit

Title Release date Director Cast Genre(s) Associated film production Ref.
Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan March 22, 2023 Chito S. Roño Joshua Garcia Horror Regal Entertainment [5]
Love on a Budget 2023 TBA Carlo Aquino and Charlie Dizon Romance, Comedy [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loyola, James (October 30, 2020). "ABS-CBN Films skips theaters, goes direct to homes". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  2. ^ Jaucian, Don. "How Black Sheep is trying to 'disrupt' Philippine cinema". CNN Philippines. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  3. ^ Lim, Michael (2019). Philippine Cinema and the Cultural Economy of Distribution. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 83. ISBN 978-3-030-03607-2.
  4. ^ Zinampan, Tristan (January 13, 2019). "The most anticipated of Philippine cinema this 2019". Rappler. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  5. ^ "After 2 years, 'Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan' movie finally set for release". ABS-CBN News. ABS-CBN Corporation. August 16, 2022. Retrieved August 28, 2022.
  6. ^ "Charlie Dizon, Carlo Aquino pair up in Black Sheep film 'Love on a Budget'". ABS-CBN News. ABS-CBN Corporation. December 19, 2022. Retrieved December 20, 2022.

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