Big win for our UPFI Alumni on the recently concluded Cinema One Originals Film Festival 2017!
Congratulations to our alumnus, Giancarlo Abrahan for winning the Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Director awards for his film, Paki, together with the film’s producer, editor and assistant director, alumni Jono de Rivera, Ilsa Malsi, and Relyn Tan. Alumni Sasha Palomares, Whammy Alcazaren, and Thesa Tang are also part of the team as Cinematographer and production designers.
In addition, we would also like to congratulate our alumna Bianca Basilio. She produced (together with Jono de Rivera) and edited the winning documentary on the said festival, Bundok Banahaw, Sacred and Profane. She is also the line producer of the film, Paki.
Also, shout out to UPFI Alumnus, Jethro Jamon (Big Boy) and UPFI student Edsel Uy (Bilang) for their nominations on the Short Film category.
To see the full winners of the Cinema One Originals Film Festival, go to this link: https://www.rappler.com/entertainment/news/188956-winners-cinema-one-originals-2017-paki