Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Television Director
Olivia M. Lamasan is a Filipina television and film director, writer and producer known for her works such as The Mistress and Madrasta which were both successful.
Lamasan began her career in 1986 as a Production Assistant in Nine Deaths of the Ninja. Lamasan also directed the hit film of 1996, Madrasta which received multiple awards from the Philippines.
In 2002, Lamasan directed Got 2 Believe starring Claudine Barretto and Rico Yan and also directing Milan in 2004 starring Barretto and Piolo Pascual.
In 2009, Lamasan directed In My Life starring the Philippines' "Star for All Seasons" Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano and John Lloyd Cruz. The film was successful having a gross revenue of PHP137.4 Million.
In 2011, she also directed In the Name of Love which was one of the highest-grossing Filipino film of all time grossing for over PHP117 Million The film was starred by Aga Muhlach, Jake Cuenca and Angel Locsin. The film was a nominee for the "Best Movie of the Year" Award in the 28th Star Awards for Movies. Nevertheless, Locsin and Muhlach won the Best Actress and Actor category. Lamasan also won as Best Director for the film in the PASADO Awards.
In 2012, Lasaman directed The Mistress which was a worldwide success for earning PHP300 Million.
In 2013, Lamasan was one of the judges in the biggest songwriting competition in the Philippines, Himig Handog.