On the eve of a super typhoon, a desperate Filipina housemaid contemplates whether to continue serving her employer’s family, or choose to carry on her first heist with a “maid-for-hire” syndicate. Recruited to poison and steal from rich families, her fondness for her employer’s son dictates the path of the storm brewing in her mind.
JEROME DAVID ZAMORA is an accomplished Filipino writer for film and television.
MALIGAMGAM (Lukewarm), his script, won the Film Development Council of the Philippines Sineng Pambansa 2013 Genre Film Scriptwriting Competition.
His screenplay credits include KARERA (Ante ) in 2009, BAHAY BATA (Baby Factory) and HARUO (Springtime Man) both in 2011 and RONDA (Patrol) in 2014. These films premiered at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, MMFF Indie New Wave and were also screened in international film festivals such as Rotterdam, Golden Horse, Marrakech, Osian’s Cinefan, Singapore Arts Museum, San Francisco Asian American IFF, Cleveland IFF, Vancouver IFF, Deuville IFF, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria IFF, and Cinema Digital Seoul FF.
As a natural born storyteller, his ultimate goal is to create interesting, meaningful and compelling social drama that characterize the under-represented people in the modern society.
Founder and representative of Fusee, a newly formed content creation group, Manalang is an active member of the Philippine film and television industry,
Performed as Managing Director of International Production and Co-production for scripted and series content at ABS-CBN Corporation. He served in the Philippine government as Executive Director of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) for 3 years. Has been a Philippine representative in major film markets and festivals e.g., Marché du Film, MIPCOM, Annecy Festival and Market, Shanghai International Film Festival, Asia TV Forum, to name a few. He also sat as Board Member and Secretariat of the Director’s Guild of the Philippines (DGPI).
Using Will Fredo as his signature for his directorial pursuits, he is known for his award-winning independent films – the psychological thrillers COMPOUND and THE CAREGIVER, and the Flamenco dance-drama IN NOMINE MATRIS. His children’s musical FILEMON NAMON and documentary TRASLACION: Ang Paglakad sa Altar ng Alanganin (The March to the Altar of Uncertainty) expanded his reach, Fredo dabbled in Philippine Television via the popular primetime series, BRIDGES OF LOVE, PANGAKO SA’YO (remake), THE STORY OF US, LA LUNA SANGRE, IPAGLABAN MO and MAALALA MO KAYA.