GUIDE: Piling Obrang Vidyo 12

Now on its 12th year, Piling Obrang Vidyo will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2016 at the UP Cine Adarna Theater, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. Finalists will be screened at 1:00 PM onwards, with the awards ceremony following thereafter.

U.P. Cinema has announced the finalists for this year’s Piling Obrang Vidyo.

Here are the finalists for each category:


  1. Ang Sayaw ng mga Puting Mukha (Directed by Mike Esteves, UP-Diliman)
  2. I Am Zorro (Directed by Joyce Torrecampo, UP-Diliman)
  3. Kalumaran (Directed by Jan Carlo Natividad, Mapua)
  4. Pananampala-A-Taya (Directed by Richmond Cadsawan, FEU)
  5. The Higher Law (Directed by Rig Kenzie Bayani, PUP)


  1. J (Directed by Shanice Raichandani, CSB)
  2. Oblitus (Directed by Christian Babista, FEU)
  3. Sins Senses Saints (Directed by Hiyas Bagabaldo, Mapua)
  4. Yapak (Directed by Rodilyn Parreño, Mapua)



  1. Ito Na Nga (Directed by Johanna Gonzales, Nueva Ecija University of Science & Technology)
  2. Juniper Luna: Undocumented Stories of Heartaches (Directed by Vina Salazar, Malayan Colleges of Laguna)
  3. Kapara (Directed by Karl Jaena, CSB)
  4. Misereri (Directed by Imee Buenaflor, FEU)
  5. Mukha (Directed by Noah Del Rosario, Meridian International College)
  6. Paalam Maria (Directed by Josel Fajardo, FEU)
  7. Pagtighaw (Directed by Allen Gulmatico, Bea Jose, & Miko Mallari, CSB)
  8. Trio (Directed by Ian Christopher Cruz, Tarlac State University)

Here are the judges:

Piling Obrang Vidyo 12 is presented by U.P. Cinema. Partner organizations are Communication Arts Society of Letran Calamba, Cinemata Student Film Society, Cinephilia, FEU Film Society, Letran Media Exchange, Loyola Film Circle, Media Works, Mapua .move, PUP Creative Media Artists Society, Association of Communication Students – SLSU, Thomasian Film Society, and UPLB PelikuLAB.

For ticket inquiries, contact Daniel at 0906 706 2611 or Andy at 0916 377 0949.