Veronica Velasco

Hailed as a director with a fresh style of storytelling, Veronica “Ronnie” Velasco is well known in independent films. With her nonconformist style of tackling issues both fresh and sensitive, she already earned multiple awards in the Philippines and even abroad. Some of her independent films of note are Inang Yaya (2006), Last Supper No. 3 (2009). She has recently worked on mainstream films, most notably with Tuhog (2013).

Tuhog (2013)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Synopsis
Due to a road rage between two buses, an accident occurs which puts the lives of its passengers in jeopardy. But the ones greatly affected by such event are a middle-aged woman named Fiesta, an old and retired family patriarch Tonio, and a lad named Caloy. These three people are pierced through a single steel bar – a dangerous situation that even their doctors find hard to solve. But even before this unfortunate circumstance, these three have their share of ill-fated lives.

Cast
Eugene Domingo
Enchong Dee
Leo Martinez
Jake Cuenca
Empress Schuck

Role
Writer | Director

Production House
Skylight Films

Last Supper No. 3 (2009)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Synopsis
Based on a true story, Last Supper No. 3 is a humorous look at the circuitous path our legal system takes to justice. Assistant Production Designer Wilson Nañawa is tasked to look for a Last Supper to use as a prop for a TV commercial. He finds three, but loses the one owned by Gareth Pugeda. What happens next changes Wilson forever as he spends the next two years entangled in bureaucracy and red tape facing estafa and serious physical injury charges. How will this ordinary man fare against a system he knows nothing about? Will justice prevail for Wilson? Or will he be imprisoned for the loss of Last Supper No. 3?

Cast
Joey Paras
Jojit Lorenzo
JM de Guzman

Role
Writer | Director | Producer

Production House
Bente Singko Mil Productions

Production House
2009 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival Balanghai Trophy – Best Film

Inang Yaya (2006)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Synopsis
Norma straddles between being a mother to Ruby and being a nanny to her employer’s daughter, Louise. Norma left her daughter in the province to be a nanny to another person’s daughter. An emergency forces Norma to bring Ruby with her to Manila and her employer is kind enough to accept Ruby in the household. However, Louise competes with Ruby for Norma’s affection. Now, Norma has to balance her love and attention for the two special people in her life: her daughter and her ward.

Cast
Maricel Soriano
Tala Santos
Erika Orieta

Role
Writer | Director | Producer

Production House
Unitel Pictures

Production House
2008 Cairo International Film Festival for Children Bronze Cairo – Feature Films
2007 FAMAS Awards Best Child Actress
2007 Golden Screen Awards, Philippines Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama)
2007 Star Awards for Movies Digital Movie of the Year, Digital Movie Director of the Year, Movie Child Performer of the Year
2007 Young Critics Circle Awards Best Film, Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role, Best Screenplay, Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design, Best Achievement in Film Editing, Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration

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