Yayas create a special bond with children whose parents are away eight hours daily, that special bond blurs the line of discrimination and social classes. Thus they have become a second parent to some children including me.
Should there be an International Nanny Day that is officially declared?
She is a war veteran who got drafted at a tender age. With such
misfortune, the war has left her a permanent scar, yet despite the
limitations she is still on duty, a calling of responsibility to spread
red balloons as homage to the victims of war. She carries on to fly for
peace. Her name is Nena.
In late 2012, I was working with a creative team,Watusi Manila for their client Yakultto
promote good bacteria and proper digestive awareness for schools,
children and families. The film was about an energetic boy who loves
martial arts and has a massive appetite for street foods that got out of
We’ve come up many exciting ideas such as comics, webisodes
and other online approach to make the campaign viral. As expected, a lot
of ideas were scrapped from the boards as the client would prefer
mass-appropriate contents. The video above is the unpublished version of
the film, the music was borrowed from Patrick Rondat “Vivaldi Tribute”
treated as a dummy music for the arranger to compose before the
animation was shelved. Here are the design studies
that I have worked with the team.
Early Sketches & Studies
Only a portion of the animation was included in the final render of the video.
Tommy Tiyan: Ogie Escanilla Kuya Kiko: Earl Ignacio
Director: Dan Gil Creative Director and Head Writer: Geri Gil Writer: Marian Hernandez Art Director: Brian Sergio Animation and Visual Development: Kenny Tai Music: Mikey Amistoso and Jazz Nicolas of Liquidpost
This short clip is a self-study project that I've come up applying
the basic knowledge of Character Animation from what I have been taught
in Gobelins Summer School of 2013.
on and off project took me exactly a year to finish while juggling in
between client and personal works. Nevertheless, it is quite a
satisfaction that I was still able to finish this clip and I hope you
Reference: The audio of this clip was taken from a Filipino film in year 2000, "Anak" (The Child) directed by Rory B. Quintos, starring Vilma Santos.