Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Press Release: PLDT myDSL Subscribers Can Watch Brillante Mendoza’s Films for Free, Exclusively on Watchpad

Trailblazing innovations in broadband technology and still the country’s most preferred broadband provider, PLDT myDSL has once again introduced another first to its subscribers – the revolutionary Watchpad.

On Watchpad, there’s something for everyone. With Cignal HD as content provider, PLDT myDSL subscribers can now watch the hottest TV shows from their favorite channels – right on their computers. They also get to play the coolest online games and hang out with their favorite celebrities, all in one exclusive entertainment portal. While surfing, subscribers can even update their Facebook, Multiply and Twitter accounts, without having to leave the Watchpad page. Best of all, Watchpad is available nationwide and it’s absolutely free.

Available to all myDSL subscribers, Watchpad is also bringing the silver screen, straight to your PC screens. Starting on October, Watchpad will be featuring the most buzzed-about and award-winning indie films exclusively on myFlicks, Watchpad’s one-stop movie central. For its grand premiere, myFlicks is showcasing no less than the lustrous list of award-winning films from the country’s hottest filmmaker today, Brillante Mendoza.

Bagging the 2009 Cannes International Film Festival Best Director plum for his controversial film Kinatay, Mendoza won the award over distinguished filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino and Ang Lee. He also became the first Filipino to get the prestigious recognition. For four years he has directed a total of 8 films and many of which have drawn critical acclaim. Some of his films that will also be shown on Watchpad are Serbis, Twilight Dancers, Masahista, Manoro and Foster Child.

Best experienced starting with Plan 1299, Watchpad will also soon be featuring other highly-acclaimed films from more of the country’s premier and celebrated directors. To avail of the service, it simply requires logging on to for a unique username and password.