A total of 23 scripts were received by the Executive Committee for consideration to the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival.
Four scripts were chosen as official entries to MMFF 2018, namely Aurora; Fantastica: The Princess, The Prince, and the Perya; Girl In The Orange Dress; and Popo En Jack, The Puliscredibles.
The upcoming horror film of Charo Santos Concio and Bea Alonzo title Eerie was unable to make the cut.
Bong Revilla's Imus Productions fielded an entry in the hopes of reviving his superhero character through the movie Agimat, My Super Kap.
Another supernatural themed script was Mang Kepweng Returns Again. The first movie was top-billed by Vhong Navarro.
In a previous interview, director Paul Soriano of Ten 17P Films said his submission to MMFF 2018 would be a movie starring his wife Toni Gonzaga and Alex Gonzaga.
Based on information provided by a source of PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), here are the 23 scripts submitted to MMFF 2018:
Regal - Barang (horror)
Reality Entertainment - Fake Korean / Ultimate Oppa (rom-com)
Cobalt Productions - Hawa (horror)
Cape Signal Rock - The Stranger (action)
The Idea First Company - Hating Gabi (horror)
CCM prod, MZET prod, APT Entertainment - Popo En Jack, the Pullscredibles (action-comedy)
Imus Productions - Agimat, My Super Kap (action adventure)
Great Czar Media Productions - The Covenant: a Monad Shoal Legend (action fantasy)
Cineko - Mang Kepweng Returns Again (comedy)
Octoarts - Pagkagat ng Dilim (horror)
ABS-CBN Productions / Viva - FANTastica: The Princesses, The Prince and the Perya (fantasy - comedy)
Star Cinema ABS-CBN Productions - EERIE (horror mystery)
Star Cinema ABS-CBN Productions - The Affair (drama)
Provill Studios: General Admission (dark comedy)
Likhang Silangan Entertainment: Rainbow’s Sunset (family drama)
Quantum Films: Girl in the Orange Dress (rom-com)
Quantum Films/MJM: Always (light drama)
Viva: Aurora (drama,horror, suspense)
APT Entertainment: Balon (horror drama)
Gallaga & Reyes Films / Brightlight Prod: Magicland (fantasy adventure)
Obtacinema & Cineko: Gulong ng Palad (drama)
T Rex Entertainment: Class of 2018 (horror thriller)
Ten 17P Films: Mary, Marry Me (rom-com)