For the first time, GMA-7 Artist Center and ABS-CBN Star Magic have collaborated for the independent movie Pi7ong Tagpo.
First film venture ng Creative Futures Inc ang Pi7ong Tagpo. A progressive events production and management company, tumulong sila sa isang Christian group to help produce a short film noong Holy Week na pinamagatang 13 Minutes.
With favorable reviews, Creative Futures decided to go full time in producing they contacted film director Rahyan Carlos to write and direct a movie for them. The director previously helmed Regal Films' Pamahiin and the "13th Floor" episode of Shake, Rattle & Roll 8as well as the upcoming horror movie Hide And Seek.
The result is Pi7ong Tagpo, seven stories with no connection at all but with a common universal theme of doing good deeds and making the right decision.
Bawat kuwento, walang putol ang eksena at continuous ang camera habang umaakting ang mga artista.
For this, both star departments of the two leading networks offered assistance kung kaya't parang isang big-budget movie ang Pi7ong Tagpo dahil sa laki ng cast.
Included in the movie are Star Magic's Diether Ocampo and Steven Fermo of Goin' Bulilit; StarStruck 2 First Princess LJ Reyes; StarStruck 3 Avenger Vaness del Moral, and StarStruck 1 Avenger Sheena Halili. In addition, Kapamilya stars Cherry Pie Picache and Bembol Roco will play opposite Kapuso actresses Krystal Reyes and Karylle.
Kasama rin sa cast ang mag-asawang Isay Alvarez at Robert Seña, pati na rin sina Vangie Labalan, Jake Macapagal, and Coco Martin.
For the two departments' cooperation, ang Star Magic at Artist Center ang ilalagay nasa ilalim ng poster ng pelikula.
Magkakaroon ng red carpet premiere ang Pi7ong Tagpo on October 1 sa Centerstage, SM Mall of Asia.