Bela Padilla to debut as movie director in '366'

Bela Padilla

Bela Padilla will sit on her first director's chair today, Jan. 21, under the working title "366."

"So I took my earphones out, listened to 'Mystery Of Love' by Sufjan Stevens and I allowed myself to feel everything I deserved to feel. I thank God deeply for everything (heart emoji)," Padilla wrote on Twitter.

Padilla, 29, also expressed gratitude to ABS-CBN and Viva Films for telling her it's "finally time" to direct her first film.

With the cast of '366'

Aside from the director's job, Bela also wears different hats like being a writer and an actress.

Zanjoe Marudo and JC Santos are among the stars of "366."

Bela co-wrote the hit movies "Camp Sawi" in 2016 and "Last Night" in 2017. Two years later, she also co-wrote and co-produced the 2019's iWant's romantic flick "Apple of My Eye."