Filipino filmmaker Adolfo Alix Jr. is part of the jury in the Asian New Talent Competition of the Shanghai International Film Festival, to be held in China from June 14 to 22. Alix joins China’s Yan Bingyan, Taiwan’s Lieh Lee, New Zealand’s Vincent Ward and jury head, Korea’s Kang Je-gyu. The Main Competition jury is headed by Chinese actress Gong Li. Bayani San Diego Jr.
“Carmela” lead actor Alden Richards admits that he was awed by superstar Nora Aunor when they worked on Adolfo Alix Jr.’s short film, “Kinabukasan.”
After Coco Martin in Adolfo Alix Jr.’s “Padre de Familia,” acclaimed actress Nora Aunor shares the screen with another young actor, Alden Richards, in Alix’s short film “Kinabukasan.”
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Apart from Lav Diaz’s short film “Prologo sa Ang Dakilang Desaparecido,” two more Filipino movies will be shown at the Rotterdam International Film Festival: Adolfo Alix Jr.’s “Alamat ni China Doll” and Jet Leyco’s “Bukas na Lang Sapagkat Gabi Na.”
Filipino filmmaker Adolfo Alix Jr. was chosen to be part of the jury for the short film section of the 18th Busan film fest next month. Alix joins French producer Pascale Faure and Korean filmmaker Jung Ji-woo in the jury for the Sonje Awards for best shorts from Korea and Asia. Alix was an honoree in the first and third Inquirer Indie Bravo! Tribute. Bayani San Diego Jr.