Aga-Hiw, The Dreamer
by Jaime Morados
Fantasy / Comedy / Romance
Aga-Hiw, a star who works in a galactic real estate agency, falls in love with a human woman he saw during work, but is held back because of the galactic rules.
11 MIN | BIÑAN LAGUNA | 2022
Alingasngas ng mga Kuliglig (The Gossips of Cicadidae)
by Vahn Leinard C. Pascual
Fantasy / Romance
Forced by his father to become the next folk healer of their town, a boy secretly despises his conventional boring life not until he falls in love with a Tikbalang (A Philippine mythical humanoid creature that has a head and hooves of a horse).
18 MIN | QUEZON CITY / LAGUNA | 2021
PELIKVLA and CineRealidad
by Raymund Encanto Salao
Action / Fantasy
When a group of criminal thugs come to threaten to rob and kill his family, a young man named Nonoy, unlocks the secrets of an amulet entrusted unto him by his grandfather. Now he is endowed with the supernatural abilities to protect his family.
20 MIN | ILOILO CITY | 2020
Atin ang Langit (Ours is the Sky)
by Victor Lorenzo Ventura
Drama / Thriller / Fantasy
In the wake of a typhoon, three farmers find themselves at the mercy of nature again as their crops are once again ruined. Believing themselves cursed, they seek an anathema to their plights only to discover a futuristic, hydroponic farm. They must choose between an oppressive but productive future or a free but unsteady tradition.
20 MIN | LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET | 2021
Benguet Boys Production
Call me Santa
by Chrismar Rue Soegaard
Victoria Koh, a detective police officer, returns to her childhood town twenty-five years later to track down an unknown menacing entity who calls himself Santa.
13 MIN | TAGUM CITY | 2021
Anjing Films (Luper Films)
Dead in the Dark
by Conrad Dela Cruz
Two thieves try to burglarize a desolate house during a rotational brownout.
8 MIN | DAVAO CITY | 2021
by Kris Kristofferson Halog
Suspense / Thriller
Free food as a bait for a greedy person , a master plan of a syndicate just for the cash flows accordingly.
15 MIN | NABUNTURAN DAVAO DE ORO | 2021
Halog Films / Lilmac Production / Nabifilmex
Hatud (Walk Me Home)
by Pawlo Lasmarias
Drama / Fantasy
Junjun, a young man walks to school with his younger brother Dino. Dino discovers that his older brother Junjun is caught in an unpleasant situation.
18 MIN | DUMAGUETE CITY / BAIS CITY | 2021
Delikado SInema / 29-Steps Production
by Jag Garcia
Experimental / Animation
A Pilgrim finds himself at a labyrinth… he walks, he discovers… himself…
11 MIN | METRO MANILA | 2021
by EJ Gagui and Marienel Calma
Silent, Horror / Animation
In an almost-urban town beset by the myth of a mysterious creature, a wife who suffered a miscarriage and a young woman who is forced into hiding, seek for redemption. In the process, they are forced to confront the same monster.
12 MIN | PAMPANGA / METRO MANILA | 2021
Itom nga Bugas Kanaryo nga Ugat (Black Rice Yellow Roots)
by Leonard Ian Blancada Billones
2 youngsters delve into a mystical forest in search for their missing friend deceived by an elemental creature. Will they find their way out of the woods?
15 MIN | ILOILO | 2022
University of the Philippines – Visayas / The Unscene
by Angelli Lazarte
A farmer suddenly falls unconscious one morning. Isolated from the town proper, his wife, Aning, decides to transport his body on a carabao to get help from the town healer.
25 MIN | CARCAR CITY / CEBU | 2022
Maudi Nga Arapaap (Last Dream)
by Daniel Magayon
Psychological / Horror
As a night shift nurse dumped one of her mother’s possessions reminiscent of an abusive treatment in her childhood, her actions attracted Batibat’s wrath, which led to her worst nightmare.
15 MIN | SAN FERNANDO LA UNION | 2022
Mga Bag-ong Nawong (Sang Damgo kag Katingalahan) The New Faces (of Dreams and Mysteries)
by Mark Raymund L. Garcia
A metaphorical exploration of life in a ‘quarantined world’ where we begin to don masks with the hopes to fight the unseen enemy camouflaging in human and non-human forms.
11 MIN | SAGAY CITY / NEGROS OCCIDENTAL PROVINCE | 2021
Naglipana ang mga Mata (A Swarm of Eyes)
by Jael Mendoza
Shot using mobile phone and consumer-grade camera, “Naglipana ang mga Mata” (“A Swarm of Eyes”) explores familial history through the village’s myths and old women’s narratives of their dreams and anxieties.
26 MIN | BATANGAS | 2020
Our Redirected Hopes
by Mina Cruz
Horror / Romance
A vague dream gives former lovers a final chance to reconnect. The man has turned into a hybrid zombie, the woman gets a chance to speak her thoughts, and they both face the second to final stage of their lost relationship.
13 MIN | ANTIPOLO RIZAL | 2019
Paano Humuli ng Kidlat (How to Catch a Lightning)
by Rei Cordero
A man is hell-bent on leaning towards the forces of luck as he searches for the final winning lottery digit.
17 MIN | RIZAL | 2022
by Gabriel Carmelo
Mystery / Comedy
While on their way home from school, two boisterous students discover a common item in their bucket lists: being kidnapped.
6 MIN | KORONADAL CITY | 2019
by Alyssa Ashley Manugas
Experimental Documentary / Mystery
Half fiction, half documentary, we examine the lives of two sets of people living in the same country, but in different universes.
16 MIN | CEBU CITY | 2021
by James Labrador Damasin
After being suspended from his job, an artist wanders and wonders why he is unable to paint for himself.
28 MIN | MONKAYO | 2021
Tagoay (Hide and Seek)
by Chris Duco
When three friends play hide and seek in a
cemetery, something sinister pursues the seeker instead.
5 MIN | PIGCAWAYAN COTABATO, | 2021
The Transfiguration Of Saint Mike
by Jermaine Tulbo
In the midst of COVID-19, when life is no longer sustainable on earth, a faithful catholic young boy gets his faith tested and questioned as he prepares to reach his next destination.
10 MIN | DAVAO CITY | 2021