Wenn V. Deramas
|Born||Edwin Villanes Deramas
September 15, 1966
|Died||February 29, 2016
Quezon City, Philippines
|Cause of death||Heart failure|
|Resting place||Himlayang Pilipino, Tandang Sora, Quezon City, Philippines|
Edwin Villanes Deramas (September 15, 1966 – February 29, 2016), more commonly known as Direk Wenn or Wenn V. Deramas, was a film and TV director and writer from the Philippines.
Deramas worked as a waiter at the Aristocrat Restaurant and was promoted as food and beverages coordinator after two years. In 1990, he worked as a production assistant for the TV show Tatak Pilipino. He also worked as a writer for the show Teysi ng Tahanan and was promoted as the executive producer of Calvento Files. Since then, Deramas had been directing different soap operas such as Mula sa Puso (original and remake) and films including the Ang Tanging Ina series and several blockbuster movies of comedian Vice Ganda.
As TV director
|List of television series directed by Deramas|
As film director
|List of films directed by Deramas|
- Mula sa Puso (1997 TV series) (story and screenplay)
- Mula sa Puso: The Movie (1999) (story and screenplay)
- Ang Cute ng Ina Mo (2007) (screenplay)
- Beauty and the Bestie (2015) (screenplay)
|2010||Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Director||Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)||Won|
|Most Popular Film Director||Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)||Won|
|2012||The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin||Won|
|Most Popular Screenwriter
(with Keiko Aquino)
|2013||Most Popular Film Director||Sisterakas||Won|
|2014||Most Popular Film Directors
(with Marlon Rivera)
|Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy||Won|
|2016||Most Popular Film Directors
(with Cathy Garcia-Molina)
|Beauty and the Bestie||Won|
|Most Popular Screenwriters
(with Carmi Raymundo and Vangie Valdez)
|Beauty and the Bestie||Won|
He died a few hours after the death of his sister Myra Ann on February 28 at the same hospital due to heart attack. In 2015, Deramas underwent angioplasty after suffering heart attack 2 years ago. The remains of Deramas siblings were buried in the Himlayang Pilipino in Quezon City on March 6, 2016, a day after the necrological services hosted by ABS-CBN, at the Dolphy Theatre in the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, also in Quezon City.
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- "44th Guillermo Mendoza Box-Office Entertainment Awards". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
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- "Director Wenn Deramas passes away at 49". CNN Philippines. February 29, 2016. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
- "Movie director Wenn Deramas dies of heart attack: media reports". InterAksyon. February 29, 2016. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
- "IN PHOTOS: Wenn Deramas laid to rest". Rappler. March 6, 2016. Retrieved March 6, 2016.