RoadRunner (division)

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RoadRunner
division
Industry Visual effects, special effects, post production
Founded 1989
Key people
Manet A. Dayrit
Abelle V. Serraon
Number of employees
200
Parent Star Cinema
Slogan Stronger, better, faster.

RoadRunner is a post-production firm based in Quezon City, Philippines. It is a division of Star Cinema.[1][2] In addition to films, Roadrunner is also heavily engaged in the production of commercial advertisement and web design.[3]

Notable projects[edit]

Some of the most notable projects undertaken by the firm are Puso ng Pasko (1998), Hiling (1998), Spirit Warriors (2000), Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure (2001) (which earned Roadrunner a FAMAS Awards for best visual effects and best special effects), Spirit Warriors: The Shortcut (2003), Manoro (2006), Pisay (2007), Concerto (2008), Independencia (2009) the first Filipino film to be screened in the Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, and RPG Metanoia (2010) the first feature length Filipino film to be presented in 3D.[4]

In 2013, RoadRunner was merged to Star Cinema.

Awards[edit]

Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1997 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Visual Effects Magic Kingdom[5] Won
2000 Spirit Warriors[6] Won
2001 Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure[7] Won
2002 Spirit Warriors: The Shortcut[8] Won
2003 Malikmata[9] Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ ABS-CBN Corp. Review, retrieved 20 March 2012 
  2. ^ RoadRunner Network, Inc. on JobStreet.com, retrieved 20 March 2012 
  3. ^ Roadrunner Network, Inc on Linkedin.com, retrieved 20 March 2012 
  4. ^ Luis C. Suarez(director) (2010). RPG Metanoia official full trailer (film trailer). Philippines: Ambient Media and Thaumatrope Animation. 
  5. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1997". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  6. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2000". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  7. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2001". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  8. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2002". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  9. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:2003". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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