Che Tagyamon

Che Tagyamon is an up and coming filmmaker who brings the power of youth to her works. Incorporating animation in her works brings about a much needed fresh air for our local films. Her short films include Mumu (2015), Maybe Aliens (2016), and Grandma Loleng (2016)

Grandma Loleng (2016)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
The film revolves around a young woman’s recollection of her Grandma Loleng, a distant relative and a senile parol(Christmas lantern) artisan in the barrio. Together, they explore Grandma Loleng’s landscape of memories only to unearth her innermost secrets and wartime experiences. It is about memory and forgetting, both in the context of the personal and of the national consciousness.

Role
Writer | Director

Maybe Aliens (2016)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
As two brothers try to understand and cope up with loss and separation, they look at the sky for answers. Could it be aliens? This is a film shot entirely with a drone.

Cast
Diana Aleferez
Bernard Carritero
William Buenavente
Alexus Gelacio

Role
Writer

Mumu (2015)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
Kara thinks she’s out of luck – she’s a fresh graduate who doesn’t want to venture into her nursing career, she’s got a nagging mother who keeps on talking about it, and she has an annoying set of “successful” friends to be envied with. Most importantly, she’s being haunted by a ghost – a character that she played the part of in a blockbuster horror film!

Cast
Sari Estrada
Josef Gacutan

Role
Writer | Director

Awards
2015 Metro Manila Film Festival New Wave Best HOOQ Short Film

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