8th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival

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8th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
8th cinemalaya poster.jpg
Official poster
Opening film Babae sa Breakwater by Mario O'Hara
Closing film Jack and Jill by Mar S. Torres[1]
Location Metro Manila, Philippines
Film titles 25
Festival date July 20, 2012 (2012-07-20)–July 29, 2012 (2012-07-29)
Website Official Website
Cinemalaya chronology

The 8th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival was held from July 20 until 29, 2012 in Metro Manila, Philippines.[2][3][4][5]

The awards night was held at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Entries[edit]

The fifteen feature-film entries are divided into two separate competitions. The five feature-film entries will compete under the Directors Showcase which are presented by veteran film directors of the country. While the other ten feature-film entries will compete under the New Breed section which are presented by first-time or young filmmakers working today. The Short Film section has also ten competing entries. The winning film is highlighted with boldface and a dagger.

Directors Showcase[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre
Bwakaw Jun Lana Eddie Garcia, Princess, Rez Cortez, Joey Paras, and Soliman Cruz Drama, Comedy
Kalayaan Adolfo Alix, Jr. Ananda Everingham, Zanjoe Marudo, Luis Alandy Experimental, Drama
Kamera Obskura Raymond Red Pen Medina, Joel Torre, Nanding Josef Drama
Mga Mumunting Lihim Jose Javier Reyes Judy Ann Santos, Iza Calzado, Agot Isidro, Janice de Belen Drama
Posas Lawrence Fajardo Nico Antonio, Bangs Garcia, Wendy Valdez, and Art Acuña Drama

New Breed[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre
The Animals Gino M. Santos Albie Casiño, Patrick Sugui, Dawn Balagot Teen drama
Aparisyon Vincent Sandoval Jodi Sta. Maria, Mylene Dizon, Fides Cuyugan-Asensio, Raquel Villavicencio Psychological drama, Thriller
Mga Dayo Julius Sotomayor Cena Olga Natividad, Sue Prado, and Janela Buhain Drama
Diablo Mes de Guzman Ama Quiambao, and Carlo Aquino Drama
Intoy Shokoy ng Kalye Marino Lemuel Lorca JM De Guzman, Joross Gamboa, LJ Reyes Drama
Ang Katiwala Aloy Adlawan Dennis Trillo Drama
Ang Nawawala Marie Jamora Dominic Roco, Dawn Zulueta, Felix Roco Drama, Romance
Oros Paul Sta. Ana Tanya Gomez, Kristoffer King, Kristofer Martin Drama
REquieme! Loy Arcenas Shamaine Buencamino, Rez Cortez, Anthony Falcon Black comedy
Sta. Niña Manny Palo Coco Martin, Alessandra de Rossi, Angel Aquino Drama

Short Films[edit]

Title Director
Balintuná Emmanuel J. Escalona Jr.
Bohe: Sons of the Waves Nadjoua Bansil
Manenaya Richard Legaspi
Mientras su Durmida Sheron Dayoc
Ang Paghihintay sa Bulong Sigrid Andrea Bernardo
Pasahero Max Celada
Ruweda Hannah Espia
Sarong Adlaw Jun Dio
Ulian Chuck Gutierrez
Victor Jarell Serencio

Awards[edit]

Full-Length Features[edit]

Directors Showcase
New Breed
  • Best Film - Diablo by Mes de Guzman
    • Special Jury Prize - REquieme! by Loy Arcenas
    • Audience Award - Ang Nawawala by Marie Jamora
  • Best Direction - Mes de Guzman for Diablo
  • Best Actor - Kristoffer King for Oros
  • Best Actress - Ama Quiambao for Diablo
  • Best Supporting Actor - Joross Gamboa for Intoy Siyokoy ng Kalye Marino
  • Best Supporting Actress - Anita Linda for Sta. Niña
  • Best Screenplay - Rody Vera for REquieme!
  • Best Cinematography - Tristan Salas for Diablo
  • Best Editing - Rona Delos Reyes, John Anthony L. Wong for The Animals
  • Best Sound - Albert Michael Idioma for Aparisyon
  • Best Original Music Score - Mikey Amistoso, Diego Mapa, Jazz Nicholas for Ang Nawawala
  • Best Production Design - Ben Payumo for Intoy Siyokoy ng Kalye Marino
Special Awards

Short Films[edit]

  • Best Short Film - Victor by Jarell Serencio
    • Special Jury Prize - Manenaya by Richard Legaspi
    • Audience Award - Ruweda by Hannah Espia
  • Best Direction - Sheron Dayoc for Mientras su Durmida
  • Best Screenplay - Sigrid Andrea Bernardo for Ang Paghihintay sa Bulong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dolphy tribute at Cinemalaya". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "8th Cinemalaya Film Festival 2012 Winners Announced!". bidakapamilya.blogspot.com. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cinemalaya 2012 Independent Film Festival List of Winners .." entertainment-journal.net. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cinemalaya 2012 Winners". angkulet.com. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Calderon, Ricky L. "Cinemalaya 2012 Winners Bared". philstar.com. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 

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