An ode to compromised dreams Pt. 3

I consider myself lucky to have a diverse set of friends who are very insightful script readers. I value comments nang bonggambongga (sometimes to a fault), and I love it when my friends see details I normally wouldn’t have noticed and call me out on scenes and lines that don’t make sense to them. They…

An ode to compromised dreams Pt. 2

Today, I met an Art Studies fresh grad from UP Diliman. Kailangan kong mag-research at -interview para mas tama ‘yung pinagsusulat ko sa script. Isa ‘to sa mga paborito kong parte ng scriptwriting – ‘yung research at interviews. Ang dami kong natututunang bago, may iba talagang perspective at insights na nabibigay ang mga tao. Ang…

An ode to compromised dreams Pt. 1

Today, I met my director of photography for my new film. He’s a master DOP – someone I’ve always wanted to work with. Huhu kaiyak, makakatrabaho ko na siya. At doon pa lang, excited na akong magawa ang pelikulang ito. Kahit hindi pa final script, kahit hindi ko pa tapos ang final draft, nung sinabi…