Philippine Cinema 2018: 10 Best Directors

1 – Dwein Baltazar (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus, Oda sa Wala) 112 points

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On the set of Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus
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On the set of Oda sa Wala

2 – Carlo Catu (Aria, Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon, Mga Anak ng Kamote) 59 points

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On the set of Aria
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On the set of Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon
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On the set of Mga Anak ng Kamote

3 – Chito Rono (Signal Rock) 47 points

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4 – Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral) 45 points

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5 – Erik Matti (BuyBust) 38 points

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6 – Irene Villamor (Meet Me in St. Gallen, Sid and Aya) 28 points

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With the lead actors of Meet Me in St. Gallen
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With the lead actors of Sid and Aya

7 – Antoinette Jadaone (Never Not Love You) 26 points

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8 – Lav Diaz (Ang Panahon ng Halimaw) 19 points

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9 – Whammy Alcazaren (Never Tear Us Apart) 16 points

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10 – Lito Casaje, Charlson Ong, Choy Pangilinan (Tanabata’s Wife) 15 points

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Casaje (red shirt facing camera), Ong (beside Mr. Casaje), and Pangilinan (foreground, 2nd from left)

 

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Ace Antipolo    

  1. Chito Rono
  2. Dwein Baltazar
  3. Kenneth Dagatan
  4. Jason Paul Laxamana
  5. Erik Matti

Archie del Mundo          

  1. Antoinette Jadaone (Never Not Love You)
  2. Iar Arondaing (Musmos)
  3. Perci Intalan (Distance)
  4. Denise O’Hara (Mamang)
  5. Louie Ignacio (School Service)

Armando dela Cruz        

  1. Dwein Baltazar
  2. Irene Villamor
  3. James Mayo
  4. Carlo Catu
  5. Kenneth Dagatan

Bernard Santos

  1. Jerrold Tarog – Heneral Luna
  2. Erik Matti – Buy Bust
  3. Dwein Baltazar – Oda Sa Wala
  4. Mike De Leon -Citizen Jake
  5. Chito Roño – Signal Rock

Carlo Antonio Cielo       

  1. Heinrich Domingo, Ang Ultranationalist Kong T’yong
  2. Keith Sicat, Alimuom
  3. Carlo Catu, Mga Anak Ng Kamote
  4. Richard Somes, We Will Not Die Tonight
  5. Roman Perez, Jr., Sol Searching

Den Lebantino 

  1. Tonet Jadaone (Never Not Love You)
  2. Dwein Baltazar (Oda sa Wala)
  3. Kip Oebanda (Liway)
  4. Jason Paul Laxamana (The Day After Valentine’s)
  5. Alec Figuracion (Eternity Between Seconds)

DJ Ramones

  1. Dwein Baltazar (Oda sa Wala & Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus)
  2. Perci Intalan (Distance)
  3. Carlo Catu (Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon & Mga Anak ng Kamote)
  4. Timmy Harn (Dog Days)
  5. Matthew Victor Pastor (Melodrama/Random/Melbourne!)

Don Jaucian

  1. Chito Rono – Signal Rock
  2. Carlo Catu – Dapithapon
  3. Samantha Lee – Billie & Emma
  4. Dwein Baltazar – Hypothalamus and Oda sa Wala
  5. Whammy Alcazaren – Fisting

Ed Ramirez

  1. Whammy Alcazaren, Fisting (Never Tear Us Apart)
  2. Dwein Baltazar, Oda sa Wala
  3. Jerrold Tarog, Goyo
  4. Lav Diaz, Panahon ng Halimaw
  5. Erik Matti, Buy Bust

Emil Hofileña   

  1. Dwein Baltazar – Oda sa Wala / Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus
  2. Keith Deligero – A Short History of a Few Bad Things
  3. Joel Ruiz – Kung Paano Siya Nawala
  4. Irene Villamor – Meet Me in St. Gallen / Sid & Aya (Not a Love Story)
  5. Jerrold Tarog – Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral

Emil Nor Urao  

  1. Dwein Baltazar
  2. Carlo Enciso Catu
  3. Jerrold Tarog
  4. Carl Joseph Papa
  5. Benedict Mique, Jr.

Fidel Antonio Medel

  1. Erik Matti, BuyBust
  2. Jerrold Tarog, Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral
  3. Irene Villamor, Meet Me in St. Gallen
  4. Lito Casaje, Charlson Ong, & Choy Pangilinan, Tanabata’s Wife
  5. Chito Roño, Signal Rock

Fred Hawson    

  1. Chito Rono
  2. Jerrold Tayog
  3. Erik Matti
  4. Dwein Baltazar
  5. Kip Oebanda

Gerald Cajayon

  1. Dwein Baltazar
  2. Jewel Maranan
  3. Lav Diaz
  4. Whammy Alcazaren
  5. Irene Villamor

Irvin Malcolm Contreras              

  • Erik Matti, BuyBust
  • Dwein Balthazar, Oda Sa Wala
  • Whammy Alcazaren, Fisting: Never Tear Us Apart
  • Lav Diaz, Season of the Devil
  • Perci Intalan, Distance

James Espinoza

  1. Whammy Alcarazen (Never Tear Us Apart)
  2. Chito S. Roño (Signal Rock)
  3. Antoinette Jadaone (Never Not Love You)
  4. Dwein Baltazar (Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus)
  5. Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)

Jay Lacanilao     

  1. Carlo Catu (Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon)
  2. Dwein Baltazar (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus & Oda Sa Wala)
  3. Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
  4. Lav Diaz (Ang Panahon ng Halimaw)
  5. Lito Casaje, Charlson Ong, Choy Pangilinan (Tanabata’s Wife)

Jay Rosas            

  1. Jewel Maranan
  2. Victor Tagaro
  3. Keith Deligero
  4. Chito Roño
  5. Kenneth Dagatan

Jim Paranal        

  1. Carlo Catu in Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon, Mga Anak ng Kamote and Aria
  2. Dwein Baltazar in Oda sa Wala and Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus
  3. Charlson Ong, Choy Pangilinan and Lito Casaje in Tanabata’s Wife
  4. Irene Villamor in Meet Me in St. Gallen and Sid and Aya: Not A Love Story
  5. Antoinette Jadaone in Never Not Love You / Jerrold Tarog in Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral

John Tawasil     

  1. Dwein Baltazar
  2. The Directors of Tanabata’s Wife
  3. Irene Villamor
  4. Carlo Enciso Catu

Jonathan Ang   

  1. Erik Matti (“BuyBust”)
  2. Jerrold Tarog (“Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral”)
  3. Dwein Baltazar (“Oda Sa Wala”)
  4. Chito Roño (“Signal Rock”)
  5. Mike de Leon (“Citizen Jake”)

Json Javier         

  1. Dwein Baltazar (Oda sa Wala)
  2. Dwein Baltazar (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
  3. Kenneth Lim Dagatan (Ma)
  4. Antoinette Jadaone (Never Not Love You)
  5. Kip Oebanda (Liway)

Kevin Oliver Tan

  1. Jerrold Tarog, Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral
  2. Carlo Enciso Catu, Kung Paano Hihintay ang Dapithapon
  3. Carl Joseph Papa, Paglisan
  4. Erik Matti, BuyBust
  5. Chito Roño, Signal Rock

Macky Macarayan

  1. Chito Roño, Signal Rock
  2. Benedict Mique, ML
  3. Dwein Baltazar, Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus
  4. Carlo Catu, Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapithapon
  5. Erik Matti, Buybust

Macoy Delociento

  1. Dwein Baltazar | Gusto Kita with all my Hypothalamus
  2. Dwein Baltazar | Oda sa Wala
  3. Carlo Catu | Aria
  4. Lav Diaz | Ang Panahon ng Halimaw
  5. Erik Matti | BuyBust

Manuel Pangaruy           

  1. Dwein Baltazar (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus/Oda Sa Wala)
  2. Never Not Love You (Antoinette Jadaone)
  3. Signal Rock (Chito Roño)
  4. Irene Villamor (Sid & Aya/Meet Me In St. Gallen)
  5. Bor Ocampo (Hitboy)

Matthew Escosia

  1. Dwein Baltazar (Oda Sa Wala, Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
  2. Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
  3. Erik Matti (Buy Bust)
  4. Chito Roño (Signal Rock)
  5. Carlo Catu (Kung Paano Hinintay ang Dapithapon)

Mayk Alegre     

  1. Erik Matti (BuyBust)
  2. Irene Villamor (Sid & Aya × Meet Me in St. Gallen)
  3. Arnel Mardoquio (Almaata)
  4. Carlo Catu (Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon × Aria × Mga Anak ng Kamote)
  5. Antoinette Jadaone (Never Not Love You)

Nazamel Tabares

  1. Dwein Baltazar
  2. Irene Villamor
  3. Chito Roño
  4. Jerrold Tarog
  5. Antoinette Jadaone

Nicol Latayan    

  1. Dwein Baltazar, Oda sa Wala
  2. Antoinette Jadaone, Never Not Love You
  3. Carlo Catu, Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dpaithapon
  4. Chito Rono, Signal Rock
  5. Dwein Baltazar, Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus

Paul Castillo

  1. Lav Diaz
  2. Dwein Baltazar – Oda
  3. Carlo Catu – Kung Paano
  4. Directors of Tanabata’s Wife
  5. Erik Matti

Ricky Gallardo

  1. Carlo Catu (Kung Paano Hinintay ang Dapithapon)
  2. Charlson Ong, Lito Casaje, Choy Pangilinan (Tanabata’s Wife)
  3. Dwein Baltazar (Oda sa Wala)
  4. Carl Papa (Paglisan)
  5. Chito Roño (Signal Rock)

Robert Cerda    

  1. Carlo Enciso Catu
  2. Dwein Baltazar
  3. Chito Roño
  4. Keith Deligero
  5. Erik Matti
  6. Irene Villamayor

Skilty Labastilla

  1. Carlo Catu, Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon, Aria, Mga Anak ng Kamote
  2. Dwein Baltazar, Oda sa Wala and Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus
  3. Jerrold Tarog, Goyo
  4. Chito Roño, Signal Rock
  5. Joel Ruiz, Kung Paano Siya Nawala

Tristan Zinampan

  1. Dwein Baltazar
  2. Irene Villamor
  3. James Mayo
  4. Kenneth Dagatan
  5. Keith Deligero

Wowie Lagman

  1. Carlo Catu for Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon
  2. Dan Villegas for Hintayan ng Langit
  3. Lav Diaz for Season of the Devil
  4. Jerold Tarrog for Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral
  5. James Mayo for Kuya Wes

 

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