Apo Ni Rustica
(The Girl In His Arms)
Based on the novel by Rose Tan
Directed by Miguel Potestades
Total Running Time: 23 minutes and 24 seconds
APO NI RUSTICA (THE GIRL IN HIS ARMS) is a romantic comedy about a witch’s granddaughter who refuses to inherit her grandmother’s otherworldly powers. In order to do so, she must find a man who would sleep with her and that was it. But then she ends up falling in love with this man. How does love fit in her life?
MIGUEL POTESTADES is a student from SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY (Lucena, Quezon)
If By Chance
Based on the novel by Angel Bautista
Directed by Paolo Enrino Pascual
Total Running Time: 16 minutes and 56 seconds
Georgina returns to the place where she found and lost her first love. There, she meets mysterious stranger who turns out to be the country’s no.1 singer and songwriter. Although the first meeting started out in indifference and animosity, the two eventually becomes close and begins a journey of letting go and falling in love again.
PAOLO ENRINO PASCUAL is a fresh graduate from the PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA.
Her Own Brand of Hero
Based on the novel by Sofia
Directed by Ian Abaya
Total Running Time: 12 minutes and 28 seconds
A famous model starts a video blog to reveal his love for a writer who does not have a clue about his affections for her. The blog begins with his exposition of how to make a girl fall in love with a man and ends with him confessing his love for the heroine.
Director IAN ABAYA is a student of the ASIA PACIFIC FILM INSTITUTE.
Based on the novel by Kensi
Directed by Carl Ruiz
Total Running Time: 23 minutes and 41 seconds
A lawyer specializing in domestic violence is placed under a witness protection program. His protector is a woman agent of the Special Tactics Division (STAID). Despite the dangers the two face and amid the bickering over matters big and small, they find out they are attracted to each other and fall in love.
CARL RUIZ is a fresh graduate of the DE LA SALLE COLLEGE OF ST. BENILDE.
Me, Myself and Peregrine
Based on the novel by Jamie Black
Directed by Richmond Cadsawan
Total Running Time: 14 minutes and 2 seconds
The love story of Peregrine and Timothy is rooted from all the way back from their college days. They start out as friends and fall in love somewhere along the way. However, Timothy suddenly leaves Peregrine for no apparent explanation. After several years, they meet again. He wants them to pick up where they left off but she is not sure if she is ready to believe in him again.
RICHMOND CADSAWAN is a fresh graduate from the FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY.
Falling For You
Based on the novel by Heidi Colette
Directed by Marco Mata
Total Running Time: 12 minutes and 18 seconds
FALLIN’ FOR YOU is a story about moving on. Two young people meet at a bus stop after just experiencing a painful break-up with their respective partners. After the first meeting, they keep bumping into each other and each meeting signals a new phase in a budding relationship.
MARCO MATA, a fresh graduate from the PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA, directs the film.