Top Philippine Celebs join iflix as shareholders, advisers, and partners in developing original content

Iza Calzado, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Ruffa Gutierrez, Raymond Gutierrez, Richard Gutierrez, JM Rogriguez, and Karylle Tatlonghari-Yuzon have joined iflix as shareholders and partners. iflix is South East Asia’s leading Internet TV service offering subscribers unlimited access to hours of entertainment for only P129 a month. “We look forward to benefiting from their tremendous experience and wealth of knowledge about the entertainment industry in their roles as advisers,” said Mark Britt, iflix Group Co-Founder and CEO.

Left to right: JM Rogriguez, Raymond Gutierrez, Karyle Tatlonghari-Yuzon, Ruffa Gutierrez, Iza Calzado, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Mark Britt (iflix Co-Founder and CEO).

iflix is changing the way people watch TV shows and films. With the said celebrities, “…we believe we are able to take strong, forward steps down that path together,” said Sherwin dela Cruz, iflix Philippines Country Manager.

Calzado, Curtis-Smith, Rodriquez, Tatlonghari-Yuzon, and the Gutierrez siblings will also play key roles in jointly developing projects for iflix original productions. The company has plans for original content with committed budgets and negotiations with independent local producers and studios.

Left to right: Karyle, Calzado, Curtis-Smith, and Britt.

With over 750,000 subscribers five months since launching, iflix offers the largest library of top Asian regional and local TV shows and movies in the region. Each subscription allows users to access iflix on up to five devices, such as mobiles, tablets, computers, and TV sets for anywhere, anytime video enjoyment.

The service is affordable, at P129 per month in the Philippines, for unlimited access. For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary 30-day free trial with full access to iflix’s world-class services, features, and content, with no credit card or payment details required. Visit to register.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for