'Tiktik' uncensored trailer released

MANILA, Philippines - Director Erik Matti is back with "Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles," produced by Reality Entertainment, Agosto Dos and GMA Films.

Reality Entertainment is owned by Dondon Monteverde, Matti and A/F Benaza; Agosto Dos is owned by Dingdong Dantes, also the film's star

"Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles" is the first feature-length Filipino movie to be fully shot on green screen. Below is a comparison of a before (green screen) and after (post-editing) shot of a "transformation" scene in the movie:

THEY GOT ZOMBIES, WE got aswangs. Image courtesy of Erik Matti

THEY GOT ZOMBIES, WE got aswangs.

Image courtesy of Erik Matti

AFTER THE GREEN SCREEN and post-prod. Image courtesy of Erik Matti

AFTER THE GREEN SCREEN and post-prod.

Image courtesy of Erik Matti

The aswang movie comes at a time when zombies have become a pop culture phenomenon in the US, with TV programs like "The Walking Dead" and "Zombieland" scoring high ratings. According to a press release from Matti, his movie "honors the genre’s traditions without taking itself too seriously."

The movie's cast is led by Dantes, joined by Janice de Belen, Lovi Poe and Ramon Bautista. Joey Marquez marks his return to Philippine entertainment through the movie.

Here is the uncensored trailer of "Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles":

Dantes and Poe were at the Summer Komikon to promote the movie and the comics version of the movie. - Rappler.com