Martika Ramirez Escobar

With a bachelor’s degree in Film from University of the Philippines, she debuted as a director with the short film Pusong Bato (2014) which melted hearts in the Cinemalaya Film Festival and bagged the award as Best Short Film before making rounds to international festivals. She is currently completing a scholarship at the Mowelfund Film Institute.

Anatomiya ng Pagibig (2015)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Synopsis
A 12-act anthology film about the lives of several people whose love stories take tragic turns as they try to fill in the void in their respective lives. The film, adapted from the Palanca-winning stage play by Allan Lopez, is a combination of various genres such as melodrama, experimental, comedy and fashion. Bliss and sorrow are portrayed in 12 different styles by 13 young filmmakers that roll into a unifying theme of love and its wages.

Role
Co-Director

Pusong Bato (2014)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
Pusong Bato is a film-within-a film about Cinta Dela Cruz, a faded actress who tries to relive and remember her glorious days as a movie star in the 1970s.

Cast
Acey Aguilar

Role
Writer | Director |Producer

Awards
2015 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival Best Short Film

Asan si Lolo Me? (2012)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
A little boy does not know that his grandfather just died. To spare him from grief, his mother brings home a stray goat and tells him it is his grandfather.

Cast
Sheen Gener
Rob Sy
Joseph Dela Cruz
Zachary Ezekiel Diaz

Role
Cinematographer

Awards
2014 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival Best Short Film

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