Hello, mates. I'm feeling better from last week's depressing mood. Bumalik na ako sa dati at sa ngayon nawala yung kalungkutan. Yay for me!
I've just shot a new comedy skit called "Emoticons", which will be released on YouTube somewhere in mid-December. It's a project I started filming last summer (late March to early June in the Philippines) but I postponed the second half of shooting since I had a hard time looking for a girl to play the role. But I was able to find one amongst the freshmen in my college and she did great. I'm just so happy I'm doing film projects again. When I don't do one for at least three weeks, I get really nervous and restless. I'm not sure if this is a good thing in the long-run when I get a family of my own because I might develop a workaholic habit that might hinder me from spending time with them. But I guess as of now, the industry that I'm planning to get into will demand extreme dedication in terms of time and effort.
Just a few days ago, I was able to watch a small film screening organized to raise funds for the victims of typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda). As of now, over 5,000 are dead in the Leyte province. So I hope you will have a heart to contribute as well.
Anyway, I digress. I was able to watch three local films (one in Tagalog and the other two in Cebuano).
-Engkwentro (Clash) by Pepe Diokno
-Aparisyon (Apparition) by Vincent Sandoval
-Colossal by Whammy Alcazaren
All are very good films. I suggest you guys give it a go. But the last one is VERY experimental and only for those with an accrued taste for cinema. Kailangan maging matiyaga sa huling pelikula dahil medyo mababagal ng mga eksena minsan-minsan.
This December, I'll also be going back to my province Bacolod! I'll have to work up my insufficient knowledge of Ilonggo again. Indi ako maka-hambal sang Ilonggo. Dyutay lang gid ya.
That is all! God bless to y'all!
Your faithful, shiny, heliotropic steed,