Joyce Bernal will direct the 2018 SONA of President Rodrigo Duterte, according to PCOO secretary Martin Andanar.
Movie and television director Joyce Bernal reportedly will direct the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte this 2018.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) head Martin Andanar confirmed this report.
Direk Joyce will be directing the event that is previously under the direction of internationally-acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza.
Based on the article published in The Philippine Star, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque did not confirmed this earlier because he has no documents on hand to support it.
He just mentioned that he heard that it is going to be the female director who will handle the event this year.
However, according to the report, a confirmation about it has already been released from Andanar stating that the third SONA of the Chief Executive of the Philippines will be under the direction of Joyce Bernal.
The third SONA of President Rodrigo Duterte is set to take place on July 23, 2018, based on the article.
Joyce Bernal is famous as a director for her works. The recent movie she did was the ‘Gandarappiddo: The Revenger Squad’ under Star Cinema. It featured Vice Ganda, Pia Wurtzbach and Daniel Padilla.
Aside from comedy, Direk Joyce also does romantic-comedy, drama and horror films.
When it comes to television shows, the famous director worked for TV for GMA and ABS-CBN shows. Some of her works also extended to TV 5.
She recently directed the remake of ‘My Love From A Star’ which starred Jennylyn Mercado and Gil Cuerva in the Kapuso network.
Joyce Bernal won Best Director Awards or Most Popular Director for the movie ’10, 000 Hours’ and ‘La Vida Rosa’, as well as for TV shows ‘Dyesebel’ and ‘Marimar’.