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Viddsee Juree Awards Philippines 2019
September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019Free
Viddsee Juree Awards is an annual industry pick award to celebrate and support filmmakers and film communities in Asia. Join us for a weekend of all things film and storytelling, and meet the talented cast and crew in this year’s Juree PH 2019!
Two top short film entries from the Philippines will be named Gold and Silver Prize winners, to be picked by an international panel of judges that comprises the Artistic Director for the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), Anderson Le; established Filipino producer and film director Baby Ruth Villarama; and Lucky Kuswandi, one of Indonesia’s most exciting young directors.
DAY 1 (27 Sept)
12PM to 8PM | OUT OF COMPETITION SHOWCASE
Meet the directors from this showcase from the Juree PH 2019 out of competition category, a selection of demons and hauntings, fear and diseases and of egos, dreams and fantasy.
1. Happy 2023rd Birthday, Mylene! by Austin Tan
2. Song for the Lost by Regine Villazanta
3. Cut by Jake Consing
4. Lina and Czarina by Neil Adrien Reyes
5. Lysistrata by John Patrick Manio
1. Project Android by Aisha Causing
2. Today, I die by Chad Losanta
3. A Star That Isn’t There by Martina Espanya
4. Mysteries of the Night by Stephen Lopez
5. Insrt Feeling by Mark Gerald Foliente
6-8PM IT’S ASIA’S TURN | JURY’S CORNER
Asian Cinema gains ground, making its content and creatives sought after globally. Is this just mere representation–or Asian Cinema, just like its food, beaches and culture–the world’s newest apple of the eye? We try to find out from the Jury where they think this trend is heading next.
Anderson Le (producer, writer, director)
Baby Ruth Villarama (producer, director)
Lucky Kuswandi (director)
Moderator: Alemberg Ang (educator, writer, producer)
DAY 2 (28 Sept)
5-10.30pm | TALKS AND FINALISTS’ GALA NIGHT
This year’s in-competition films is an excellent showcase of comedy and taboos, the sacred and profane, expectations and failure, and the voices of women and the silenced. Meet and mingle with the directors, cast and crew!
1. Come On by Al-Jhun Virgo
2. Felisa by Shim Mellord Abrio
3. If Not (Kun’ Di Man) by Phyllis Grae Grande
4. Niño by Jose Miguel Pascua
5. Press Pause And Play
1. Refraction by Isabella Policarpio
2. Rita, Rita by Claudette Chiong
3. Saint Nena! by Tim Rone Villanueva
4. Shackles by Arvin Belarmino
5. The Sound Of Silence by Lynn Lim
DAY 3 (29 Sept)
10am-11pm | TALKS, FILM PREMIERES & AWARDING NIGHT!
With the industry’s best in attendance, come join us as we pick their brains about how to talk about money in FREELANCE AND CHILL, how your voice or name can be made into your PERSONAL BRAND, and what happens when you get out of the REGIONAL COMFORT ZONE.
Join us also for our very first Filipino VIDDSEE ORIGINALS SCREENING, two films making its very first premiere by CHRISTIAN RAE VILLANUEVA and RUELO ZENDO.
We’ll also be announcing the WINNERS!
10am-12pm | FREELANCE AND CHILL
Freelancing is a great way to be your own boss, but how do you learn how to talk about money, prioritising, multitasking, and overcome the horrors of talking about money and taxes?
Moderator: Atty Carla Cucueco (tax lawyer)
Melai Entuna (producer)
Evan Tan (CMO, Taxumo)
Treb Monteras (director / production house owner)
Ian Abaya (freelance commercial director)
12-1pm | LUNCH
Because only film (and art) can only fill your souls, we’ll also have a feeding for the body
1-3pm | IT’S ALL ABOUT THE PERSONAL BRAND
Most creatives are ruled by their own style. In this day and age, how do you stand out? Learn how these creatives focus on their own chart and designing their personal brand.
Moderator: Jan Pineda (Globe Studios)
Speakers: Mikhail Red (director)
Petersen Vargas (writer, director, producer)
Lucky Kuswandi (director)
Annika Yañez (director)
3-5pm | GETTING OUT OF THE REGIONAL COMFORT ZONE
Regional filmmakers are making waves in the industry, showing their own lens in making films. How do these filmmakers from the region do it?
Victor Villanueva (Director)
Anderson Le (Producer, Writer, Director)
Carlo Enciso Catu (Director, Writer, Producer)
Rogin Losa (Director, Juree PH 2017 Finalist)
6-7pm | VIDDSEE ORIGINALS PREMIERE
We’re very proud to premiere two first Viddsee Originals films, ANAK DAGAT by Ruelo Zendo and I KILLED MY MOTHER by Christian Rae Villanueva. The two directors won the Juree PH 2018 Gold and Silver prizes respectively.
Meet the directors, cast and crew!
ANAK DAGAT | A fantastic fable of horrors of young professionals revisiting childhood pains.
Ruelo Zendo / director, producer
Lai Crisostomo / production manager
John Carlo Nova, Raffy Luna / cinematographers
Lala Pavilando / production designer
Che Villanueva / sound designer
Glen dela Cruz / asst. director
I KILLED MY MOTHER | An impulsive young adult is driving on unknown road where she hits something, and faces a big responsibility with mother nature as observer.
Christian Rae Villanueva / director, writer, producer
Pamela Barrios / producer
Paola Bucu / associate producer
Pau Benitez / Actress