Brillante Mendoza

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Brillante Mendoza
Brillante Mendoza at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, September 2012.jpg
Mendoza at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, September 2012
Born (1960-06-30) June 30, 1960 (age 54)
San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines
Alma mater University of Santo Tomas
Occupation Film director
Years active 2005–present

Brillante Mendoza (born July 30, 1960) is a Filipino film director.[1] He was born and raised in San Fernando, Pampanga. He took Advertising Arts of the then College of Architecture and Fine Arts at the University of Santo Tomas.[2]

Mendoza won Best Director at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival for his film Kinatay.

He has directed sixteen films since 2005. He won the award for Best Director for his film Kinatay at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival.[3] His 2009 film Lola won the award for Best Film at the 6th Dubai International Film Festival.[4] His 2012 film Captive was shown in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012.[5]

His 2012 film Thy Womb competed for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes
2005 Masahista 15th Brisbane International Film Festival — Interfaith Award
58th Locarno Film International FestivalGolden Leopard
Nominated — 2006 Bangkok International Film Festival — Golden Kinnaree
2006 Kaleldo 8th Jeonju Film FestivalNETPAC Award
Nominated — FAMAS Award for Best Director
Manoro Cinemanila International Film Festival — Lino Brocka Grand Prize
Cinemanila International Film Festival Award for Best Director (Digital Lokal)
24th Turin Film Festival — CinemAvvenir Award
Nominated — 2007 Bangkok International Film Festival — Golden Kinnaree
2007 Foster Child 29th Durban Film Festival — Best Picture
9th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Int'l Film Festival — SIGNIS Award
Nominated — Gawad Urian Award for Best Director
Tirador Berlin Film Festival — Caligari Film Prize
Marrakech International Film Festival — Special Jury Prize
Gawad Urian Award for Best Picture
2008 Serbis 2008 Bangkok International Film Festival — Golden Kinnaree
Gawad Urian Award for Best Picture
Gawad Urian Award for Best Director
Nominated — Asian Film Award for Best Director
Nominated — 2008 Cannes Film FestivalPalme d'Or
2009 Kinatay 2009 Cannes Film FestivalPrix de la mise en scène
Sitges Film Festival Award for Best Director
Gawad Urian Award for Best Picture
Gawad Urian Award for Best Director
Nominated — 2009 Cannes Film FestivalPalme d'Or
Nominated — FAMAS Award for Best Director
Lola 6th Dubai International Film Festival Award for Best Film
27th Miami International Film Festival — Grand Jury Prize
11th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Int'l Film Festival Award for Best Film
29th Fajr International Film Festival Award for Best Film
Fribourg International Film Festival — Don Quijote Award
Fribourg International Film Festival Award for Ecumenical Jury
Nominated — Asian Film Award for Best Film
Nominated — Asian Film Award for Best Director
Nominated — 66th Venice Film FestivalGolden Lion
Nominated — Gawad Urian Award for Best Picture
Nominated — Gawad Urian Award for Best Director
2012 Captive Nominated — 62nd Berlin International Film FestivalGolden Bear
Thy Womb 69th Venice Film Festival — La Navicella Venezia Cinema Award
69th Venice Film Festival — P. Nazareno Taddei Award (Special Mention)
6th Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Director
Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Director
Metro Manila Film Festival — Gatpuno Villegas Cultural Award
Gawad Pasado — Pinakapasadong Pelikula
Gawad Pasado — Pinakapasadong Direktor
Nominated — 69th Venice Film FestivalGolden Lion
Nominated — Metro Manila Film Festival Award for Best Picture
Nominated — Star Awards for Movies - Best Picture
Nominated — Star Awards for Movies - Best Director
2013 Camera Juan: Pelikulang
Binuo ng Mamamayan
GMA News and Public Affairs Documentary Special
Sapi Completed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brilliante Mendoza: Philippines' celebrated and divisive director". CNN. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Pagdukot sa mga Burnham, isinapelikula". varsitarian. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Kinatay". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  4. ^ "Dubai International Film Festival – 2009 Winners". dubaifilmfest.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24. 
  5. ^ "First Films for the Competition and Berlinale Special". Berlin Film Festival. Retrieved 2011-12-20. 
  6. ^ "Venezia 69". labiennale. Retrieved 2012-07-26. 

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