by Christian Paul Lim
Drama / Horror
Bella encountered a lot of things along the way which led her to a
14 MIN | ZAMBOANGA CITY | 2019
by Dexter B. Biz
Drama / Mystery
A dedicated Human Resource officer tries to make sense of her life situation as waves of disruptions brought about by COVID-19 pandemic and artificial intelligence continue to reshape how modern people live.
20 MIN | MAKATI CITY | 2022
by Edwin “Ed” David J. Priete
Horror / Suspense
A woman in an isolation facility slowly loses her grip on reality.
10 MIN | DAVAO CITY | 2021
by Junmarl Alconga
Folktale / Horror
A hardworking mother for her only son Junjun, is suffering from financial debts in several lending institution. The finances haunt her regularly but she manages to escape them for reasons, until a dreadful creditor haunts her. How can she pay all of her debts?
14 MIN | SAGAY CITY | 2021
Anggulo Films and Bakhaw Studios
Mga Kadini sa Kaugmaon (Memories of Tomorrow)
by Karina Jabido and Shievar Olegario
Poetry-film / Experimental
Migo, goes back to his hometown where he grew up and rediscovers the reason why he studied Linguistics.
14 MIN | DAVAO CITY | 2022
Office Three Productions, Asal Aso Productions, Duwende Films Production
by Caloy Limjap Soliongco
Experimental / SciFi
A writer struggles to find peace in a city that feels like it’s coming for her. She navigates through the street light interference phenomenon that’s at every turn.
10 MIN | SINGAPORE / MANILA | 2020
Wala pa Matawo (The Unborn)
by Vrian Pamatmat
Horro / Psychological
On the day of May 9th, a reverent young woman deals with grave penitence through an altered state.
9 MIN | QUEZON CITY / CALAMBA CITY | 2021
by Jelena J. Balberona
Two rabbits explore what feels like a big world. Along the way, one of them explores something bigger.
5 MIN | ANTIPOLO CITY | 2022
Jakol or Claire de LûLû in “D” Major
by Doydoy Megriño
Experimental / Drama
A man is lying naked in bed, about to doze off. As his mind shifts through random images, a particular memory jolts him awake. He begins to masturbate and finds himself transported to different places. After he finishes, he cries and falls asleep.
4 MIN | MONKAYO DAVAO DE ORO | 2022
by Crio Kuzuma
Crippled by depression, a seemingly apathetic teenager struggles to find his way in an indifferent world. He’s got to find answers before he inflicts pain on himself or the people around him.
17 MIN | CEBU | 2020
Living Dead to hell and back
by Conrad Dela Cruz
When the clock hits 12 midnight, a horrific event occurs.
14 MIN | DAVAO CITY | 2020
by John Patrick Manio
Thriller / Experimental-narrative
A woman pained by her past confronts the demons haunting her in the present.
10 MIN | QUEZON CITY | 2019
by James Magnaye
Experimental / Horror
When a paranoid man feels that he’s being spied on, he tries to cover every hole and every space he could find in order to escape the recurring nightmare of someone watching.
10 MIN | CABUYAO CITY, LAGUNA | 2022
The Hitman – Mission: Kill The President
by Noriel Morales Jarito
Crime / Thriller
Jesus Morales was tagged as the country’s number one hitman after killing Congressman Sabalza right inside the house of representatives. His ultimate mission – kill the President of the Philippines.
9 MIN | MANILA / NORTHERN SAMAR | 2019
IRONoriel Productions OPC
NOT LIKE OURS
An Sadit na Planeta (The Little Planet)
by Arjanmar H. Rebeta
Experimental / Narrative
Arjan is awakened by a mysterious voice and he finds himself alone on a small planet called Planet I. He explores the little planet for 40 days. This is a love letter to one’s little planet.
12 MIN | CABUSAO, CAMARINES SUR | 2021
Suka & Toyo Can Make Adobo (Vinegar and Soy Sauce Can Make Adobo)
by Jude Matanguihan
Fiction / Drama / Family
A gullible young boy, as all kids are, believes that following his frowny-faced mother’s order to buy a bottle of soy sauce and a bottle of vinegar will make his mother happy.
26 MIN | MANILA | 2021
Lolo Mo Films
by Gian Arre
Drama / Magical Realism
Maria, a girl who only manifests and ages whenever there’s a full moon, strikes a decade spanning friendship with a boy and witnesses their relationship and the world around them change drastically over years that to her appear only like days.
14 MIN | BAGUIO CITY / LOS BAÑOS | 2022
Twisted Sisters Production
Ang Alamat ng Munting Prinsipe at Mandirigma (The Legend of the Prince and the Warrior)
by Jacob Mikhail “Jake” U. Collado
Magical Realism / Drama
When his parents and peers reject and abuse his queer, older brother because of a leaked video on the Internet, a young man creates for him a colorful legend of love and acceptance.
5 MIN | QUEZON CITY / METRO MANILA | 2021
An Tawag Ha Ika-Pito Nga Inop (The Call On The Seventh Dream)
by Ligaya Villablanca
Magical Realism / Poetry Film
A young Cebuano man travels through dreams to deliver his translated love letter for his Waraynon love interest from the other island, other time, other life.
5 MIN | SANTA FE, CEBU | 2022
Oks Manoks Production