Awards & Screenings

PQ Village (short documentary | USA, 2021)
Dir. Maricar Camaya

Grant Awards:
The William Male Foundation, 2020
CAAM Documentaries for Social Change Fund, 2019

Additional Support From:
Asian Solidarity Collective
Silayan Filipina National Organization

A is for Agustin (feature documentary | Philippines, 2019)
Dir. Grace Simbulan

Best Documentary, Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino’s (Filipino Film Critics) Gawad Urian Awards, Philippines, 2020
Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary, Guam International Film Festival, November 2020
Best First Feature, Young Critics Circle, Philippines, 2019

Official Selection:
Udine Far East Film Festival, Italy, 2021
Active Vista Human Rights Film Festival, Philippines, 2020
Guam International Film Festival | USA, 2020
Daang Dokyu, Philippines, 2020
DMZ International Documentary Film Festival | S. Korea, 2019
QCinema International Film Festival | Philippines, 2019
Hainan Island International Film Festival | China, 2019
Cinema Rehiyon XII, Naga City | Philippines, 2019

Special Screening:
San Diego Filipino Cinema’s Perspective Film Series, 2020

Asian Docs
TBA Studios

The Interpreter (short crime romance | USA, Japan, 2019)
Dir. Benito Bautista

Audience Choice Award, Narrative Short, San Diego Film Week, 2019
Best Supporting Actor, Narrative Short, San Diego Film Awards, 2019
Best Editing, Narrative Short, San Diego Film Awards, 2019
Best Sound Design, Narrative Short, San Diego Film Awards, 2019

Official Selection:
SOHO International Film Festival, 2020
San Diego International Film Festival, 2019
Guam International Film Festival, 2019
The World’s International Film Festival, San Francisco, 2019
San Diego Film Week, 2019

Palm Springs ShortsFest Market, 2019

Gonella Productions
TBA Studios

Samuel Over the Rainbow (feature narrative in development stage)
Dir. Benito Bautista

CJ Entertainment Award, Asian Project Market, Busan International Film Festival, 2013

Harana: the Search for the Lost Art of Serenade (feature documentary | USA, Philippines 2012)
Dir. Benito Bautista

Gawad Urian Award for Best Documentary Film, Manila, Philippines, 2013
Audience Award, Hawaii International Film Festival, 2013
Audience Award, CAAMFEST (Center for Asian American Media Festival), San Francisco, CA, 2013
Audience Award, Pacific Arts Movement’s Spring Showcase, San Diego, CA, 2013
Audience Award, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ New Filipino Cinema, San Francisco, CA, 2013
Best Cinematography, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, 2013
A.N.D. Award, Busan International Film Festival, 2012
In Competition, Busan International Film Festival, 2012
In Competition, Dubai International Film Festival, 2012

Official Selection:
Seattle International Film Festival, 2013
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2013
Asian American International Film Festival, New York, 2013
Chicago International Movies and Music Film Festival, 2013
Melbourne International Film Festival, 2013
Your Kontinent Film Festival, Canada, 2013
Chicago Cinema, 2013
Cinemanila International Film Festival, 2012
Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, 2012

Comcast Xfinity on Demand, January 2017
PBS, Filipino American Lives, 2015

BOUNDARY (feature narrative | USA, Philippines, 2011)
Dir. Benito Bautista

Ani ng Dangal (Harvest of Honors) Award Recipient, 2016  – state recognition given by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts under the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines to Filipino artists whose works have been internationally recognized.

Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative, Guam International Film Festival, 2012

NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Best Film Award, Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, 2011

Best Southeast Asian Film – Special Mention, CineManila International Film Festival, 2011

Gawad Urian 2012: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Sound

Star Awards for Movies 2012: Digital Movie Cinematographer of the Year and Digital Movie Sound Engineer of the Year

Best Feature Narrative and Audience Award, San Diego Asian Film Festival, 2012

San Diego Filipino Cinema’s Perspective Film Series, 2020
MovieMov Opening Film, Rome, Italy, 2013
Chicago Filipino American Film Festival, Opening Film, 2012

Luang Prabang Film Festival, Laos, 2012
San Diego Asian Film Festival, 2012
New Filipino Cinema, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2012
Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke, 2012

TBA Studios
The Gift of Barong: a Journey from Within (feature documentary | USA, Philippines, 2006)

Dir. Benito Bautista

Best Cinematography in a Documentary
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival, 2006

Official Selection:
Filipino Film Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012
Pan Asian Film Festival, Calgary, Canada, 2007
Cinemanila International Film Festival, Philippines, 2006
Chicago Filipino American Film Festival, 2006
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival, 2006
San Diego Asian Film Festival, 2006

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco Asian Art Museum
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco State University
Stanford University
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of San Francisco
City College of San Francisco
Riordan High School, San Francisco, CA
WestBay Pilipino Center, San Francisco, CA
Young Filipino Professional Association, San Francisco, CA
Sine! Sine! Pistahan’s Filipino American Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles CinemaIndio
San Diego Filipino Heritage Festival
Filipino American National Historical Society, Vallejo, CA
SAIT College, Calgary, Canada
Independent Theatre, Calgary, Canada

Chicago Suncast TV

Stanford University’s SPICE