The UP Film Institute congratulates UPFI students, Max Canlas and Glenn Barit (MAMS student) for winning awards at OTW: SDG Film Festival, CLTV36: Sine Gitnang Luzon Originals, and Viddsee Juree Awards.
Canlas bagged the first prize award at the recently concluded OTW: SDG Film Festival, organized by AIESEC AdMU for his film, ‘Akalingwan Nang Rosa.’ In addition, the said short film also took home one of the top honors at the CLTV36: Sine Gitnang Luzon Originals! It was named Third Best Film at the awards night held yesterday at the Laus Group Event Center in San Fernando, Pampanga. It also won Best Musical Score and got nominated for three other awards including Best Production Design, Best Editing, and Best Cinematography.
On the other hand, Barit’s film, “Aliens Ata” (Maybe Aliens) received the special award at the Vidsee Juree Awards for the Philippines. According to the judges, “We found ‘Maybe Aliens’ deserving of a special mention, for its aesthetic and creative direction and the exploration of an innovative and unique form of storytelling.”
The short film also received the Special Mention award at the 5th Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival in the Philippine Shorts Competition. (see more details here: https://asianfilmfestivals.com/2017/12/02/salamindanaw-asian-film-festival-awards-2017/ )
Watch the film here: https://www.viddsee.com/video/maybe-aliens/a09nq