JAKE CUENCA (as Matt)
Actor and model Jake Cuenca won Best Actor at the 4th International Film Festival in Manhattan for the film “Mulat” last 2014. He also received the “Ani Ng Dangal” awards and “Indie Bravo” awards for the said film. He won Best Supporting Actor award at the 2012 PMPC Star Award for Movies for “In the Name of Love”.
Jake started acting at the age of 10, he had a cameo role in the 1997 film version of “Wansapanataym”. He has been a staple of many ABS-CBN television series for more than a decade, currently he is the lead role at the TV series “Passion De Amor”. His other notable films are “Lihis” and “Nuwebe” both of which gain film awards and acclaim.
ANNA J. LUNA (as Sandy)
Film and theater actress Anna J. Luna won Best Supporting Actress at the 2016 TOFarm Film Festival for “Paglipay” and Best Supporting Actress at the 2013 Cinema One Originals Film Festival for the film “Bendor”. Anna was also proclaimed as “Actress of The Year 2015” by ClickTheCity.com.
At a young age, she has gained recognition in her acting prowess not only in film but in theater as well. She was nominated for the Gawad Buhay 2012 Best Featured Female Performance at PETA’s “William” play and was also nominated for the BroadwayWorld Phils Best featured female performance for PETA’s “Bona” play. Anna has also acted in various TV series like “The Greatest Love”, “Pure Love”, “Single/Single”, “Oh My G”, “PS I Love You” and “On the Wings Of Love”. She’s fast becoming a prominent figure in the indie scene with films like “Hamog”, “Baka, Siguro, Yata”, “Lauriana”, “Burgos” and the “Islands” to name a few. She also has acted in mainstream films like “How To Be Yours”, “The Break Up Playlist”, “Shake Rattle and Roll” 2014 and “Beauty in a Bottle”.
(text and photos by Nerissa Picadizo)