The UP Film Institute congratulates lecturer Prof. Baby Ruth Villarama for being named as one of the 3 Global Winners of the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards. Prof. Baby Ruth was selected out of 1200 top graduates. This recognition proves that cinema can and will be a tool for positive change to the world. Prof. Villarama handles undergraduate course on Film Production Management.
Prof. Villarama, is an award documentary filmmaker who has won awards for Sunday Beauty Queen which garnered Best Picture prize for the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival for the Documentary Feature. Among her other films are Jazz in Love (2013) Little Azkals (2014).
She has worked for other celebrated independent features in some other industry capacity and undergone specialized training for esteemed overseas institution such as CICAE (International Confederation of Art Cinemas); the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam; the Pitch Conference at TokyoDocs, among others.
The Study UK Alumni site of the British Council states that Baby Ruth Villarama is an award-winning film maker from the Philippines. “Her films are generating national conversations and raising international awareness of modern day issues such as human trafficking and slavery. Baby Ruth co-founded Voyage Studios, an organisation that collaborates with local and international filmmakers to produce stories that inspire audiences around the world to open their eyes to social issues.” Prof. Baby Ruth Villarama studied a MA in Film Distribution and Marketing at Birmingham City University, and is a Chevening Alumna.
From your UPFI family, Congratulations Prof. Baby Ruth!
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