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Brutus, the full length film directed by Tara Illenberger (my sister) and executive produced by Ronel Baylon (my husband) reaped 4 awards at the 2008 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. I feel myself puffing up with pride. My gosh! My mother will be strutting like a peacock again. Yeheeeyy! Yeheeey!
Here’s the list of awards: Jury Prize , Brutus by Tara Illenberger; Best Musical Score , Joey Ayala for Brutus; Best Supporting Actor , Yul Servo for Brutus; Best Cinematography , Jay Abello for Brutus.
For a film that almost never made it to its gala screening, getting four awards is not that bad. Not that bad at all. Just weeks before the film fest, a certain Non-Government Organization, upon the urging of a former American Peace Corps(who has no business meddling in Philippine affairs), threatened CCP with a Temporary Restraining Order. (more…)
I’m posting the email sent out by my sister about the show dates of her film. Please read if you’re interested.
Finally, the official schedule for the 2008 Cinemalaya Film screenings is out!
I am inviting you all to watch my film “Brutus”.
It will be shown on these dates at the Cultural Center of the Philippines: (more…)
That’s a just one picture from Brutus, a full length film entry to the 2008 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. My sister, Tara Illenberger, wrote and directed it. This year I’m praying that she wins an award at the competition. Last year she had a short film entry entitled Durog.
This is also my husband’s first ever foray into the world of showbiz. He’s one of the producers. He’s an overworked nurse, sick of his job sometimes, and had been thinking of other fields of endeavor. (more…)