Quezon City, Philippines — A groundbreaking collaboration between two esteemed media entities, Jesuit Communications (JesCom) and MQuest Ventures, has been sealed. The contract signing event, which took place on August 9, 2023, at JesCom’s SFX Studio A, marked the official commencement of this trailblazing partnership.
Fr. Roseller Atilano, Jr., SJ., Associate Director of JesCom, and Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ, Chairman of the Board of JesCom, stood alongside Ms. Jane Basas, President and CEO of MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., and Mr. John Andal, Group Finance Officer of MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., as they inked the monumental agreement. This momentous event further solidifies and strengthens the bridge between JesCom and MQuest Ventures, the content and creatives hub subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings.
The partnership’s significance extends beyond mere collaboration. It represents a shared vision and mission that resonate deeply with the core themes of the upcoming historical drama film, “GomBurZa”. This film, a testament to the heroic acts of Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora, underscores the importance of faith, unity, and nation-building.
In a statement, Fr. Roseller Atilano, Jr., SJ., Associate Director of JesCom, expressed his gratitude for the partnership, stating, “We are grateful to MQuest Ventures for this partnership. Through this film, we honor the humble sacrifice made by the three heroic priests and bring their story to life for the current generation.”
Ms. Jane Basas, President and CEO of MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., shared her excitement about the collaboration, highlighting the significance of “GomBurZa” as a gift to the Filipino audience. “MQuest Ventures is proud to be part of this project with JesCom. ‘GomBurZa’ is our gift to the Filipino audience that will give them an insightful view of our history. This is the first of many important films that we will bring to the public this year. We have lots more in store.”
As this historic partnership takes flight, JesCom and MQuest Ventures embark on a mission that transcends entertainment, transcends media, and resonates with the heart of every Filipino. “GomBurZa” is set to be more than a film; it is poised to become a beacon of inspiration that illuminates the nation’s collective identity and aspirations.