Filipiñana

as producer & assistant director, 2020

'Filipiñana' is a short film written & directed by Rafael Manuel.

 

It was shot in the Philippines in May 2019. It premiered in the Main Shorts Competition of the 70th Berlinale in February 2020 and was awarded the Silver Bear Short Film Jury Prize.

Filipiñana was also awarded the Silver Wolf at Festival du Nouveau Cinema Montreal 2020 for Best International Short.

It was awarded the Brief Encounters Grand Prix and Best of British Award at Encounters Film Festival 2020

It screened in competition at San Sebastian FF 2020, Go Shorts FF 2020, and Shorts in The Palace FF 2020.

Writer & Director: Rafael Manuel

Producers: Naomi Pacifique, Kyle Nieva

& Kiko Meily

Cinematographer: Xenia Patricia

Production Designer: Andrea Vigoni

Sound Recordist: Manuel Colayco

1st AD: Naomi Pacifique

Featuring: Jorybel Agotto, Sunshine Teodoro, Micah Musah & Jeremy Mendoza

A feature version of the film is currently in pre-development.

More info available at www.filipinyanafilm.com

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behind the scenes

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at Berlinale 70

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS & AWARDS

 

SILVER BEAR SHORTS JURY PRIZE - 70th Berlin International Film Festival

LOUP ARGENTÉ FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM - 49th Festival du Nouveau Cinema de Montreal

GRAND PRIX FOR BEST SHORT FILM - Encounters Short Film Festival 2020

BEST OF BRITISH LIVE ACTION - Encounters Short Film Festival 2020

BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM - Kyiv IFF Molodist 2021

GRAND PRIX FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM - Prague Short Film Festival 2021

GEORGE LUCAS GRAND PRIX - Asia & International Competition - Short Shorts Film Festival 2021

BEST ASIAN SHORT FILM - Asia & International Competition - Short Shorts Film Festival 2021

BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM - Leiden International Short Film Festival 2021

 

NOMINEE for Best British Live Action Short Film - British Independent Film Awards 2020

NOMINEE for Best British Live Action Short Film - London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2020

 

SPECIAL MENTION - Film School Fest Munich 2020

SPECIAL MENTION - In the Palace Short Film Festival 2020

 

Official Selection (NEST competition) - San Sebastian International Film Festival 2020 

Official Selection - Edinburgh International Film Festival

Official Selection - Go Short International Film Festival 2020 

Official Selection - Brest European Short Film Festival 2020 

Official Selection - Guanajato International Film Festival 2020 

Official Selection - Shorts Mexico Film Festival 2020 

Official Selection - Singapore International Film Festival 2020 

Official Selection - Kaohsiung Film Festival 2020

Official Selection - Tirana International Film Festival 2020

Official Selection - Vilnius International Short Film Festival 2020

Official Selection - TofiFest International Film Festival 2020

Official Selection - Der Neue Heimat Film Fernweh 2020

Official Selection - Muestra de Cine Paraiso Desigual 2020

Official Selection - London Short Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - VIS Vienna Shorts International Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Sheffield Shorts International Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Ecofolante Environmental Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - British Shorts Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Lille International Short Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Silhouette International Film Festival 2021 

Out-of-Competition - Locarno International Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - GwangHwaMun International Short Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - QCinema International Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Drama International Short Film Festival 2021

Official Selection - Chicago International Film Festival 2021