International Film Festival Manhattan Virtual Events 2020

Shorts Program 8 Comedy

Expired November 23, 2020 4:59 AM
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In this vast world we're living into, there's a group of people who are imprisoned in a paradise? A paradise that isn't normal because it has been deprived with all resources.

Director Bio:

Mark Justine Ecaldre Aguillon, a Filipino-Freelance Actor, born and raised in Philippines, found his love and passion in Acting during his Theatrical Experiences in early 2000's. And now, he is starting to upgrade his craft as an Independent Film Maker in Macau, China. He was awarded as Best Actor during the International Film Festival in Manhattan, NYC for the film "Traffic Light – Semaporo" year 2014. This was his first international award.

He was then recognized as Ani ng Dangal Awardee during the Philippine National Commission for Culture and Arts for his recognition in International Achievement in Cinema for both consecutive years of 2015 and 2016.

Later on, inspired by his numerous awards, Aguillon, together with his Kababayan (colleagues), then started to build their own production in Macau, The Click PH Production; and for the same year, 2017, their film “Strangers” got it's spot in Top 5 Film Maker Award at Guangdong-Hong Kong and Macau Micro Film Competition.

Their first film “Who Am I”, has won the Audience Choice Award in Sound & Image Challenge International Film Festival, Macau last 2018. The film also got the Most Popular Film Award at the International Film Festival in Manhattan.Previously in 2019, their work of art, “Pamilyang Bulag Pipi at Bingi (A Blind, Mute and Deaf Family)” was shortlisted in International Film Festival Manhattan, NYC, Korea-Pinoy International Film Festival, and Sound & Image Challenge International Film Festival in Macau. In addition for 2019 highlights, Aguillon got his Film Ambassador Award in Film Development Council of the Philippines.Now, Aguillon together with his team, works on more films that mirrors society's current events where viewers will not just enjoy but will surely get lesson as well that helps them understand the present and make them ready to face the future.

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
    Filipino, Tagalog
  • Country
    Philippines, Macau
  • Director
    Mark Justine Aguillon
  • Screenwriter
    Mark Justine Aguillon
  • Producer
    Jill Ann Datu
  • Co-Producer
    Mark Justine Aguillon
  • Cast
    Sunshine Villanueva, Mike Ramos,Angel King, Mary Anne Moises, Jill Ann Datu, Pjeth Mendoza,Rawell Marpa, Kenneth Surillo