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About Luigi

I have been writing short films and other video content since graduating college in 2008. My award-winning short, BASAAN, has been screened all over the world. It was included in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, and most recently was screened as part of the 2017 lineup of Outfest LA. I am currently earning my MFA in Screenwriting at the New York Film Academy in LA.

Credits

  • Tricks

    Tricks (2018)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Writer/Director After breaking up with his longtime boyfriend, a young man dives into the app dating scene with the help of his straight best friend.

  • Family Style

    Family Style (2018)
    Documentary by Stage 13 (Comedy, Documentary, Biography and Short) Story Assistant A food and travel docu-series that centers around a tight-knit group of Asian millennials in Los Angeles.

  • Flip the Record

    Flip the Record (2017)
    Film by Marie Jamora (Drama, Family, Music and Short) Miscellaneous Crew In this 1980s coming-of-age story set to pulsing hip-hop music, a Filipino-American teen discovers her identity through a budding talent for turntablism.

  • Waivers

    Waivers (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi) Writer After a nuclear explosion levels Manila, mining companies hire survivors to mine the ruins for radioactive materials. We follow two of those survivors, Amy and Janis, as they go about their day with humor and positivity despite the fact that the job is practically a death sentence.

  • Basaan

    Basaan (2014)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Short) Writer John reluctantly returns to his hometown when his sister, Gibby, drags him to the annual Water Festival. When Gibby disappears, John turns to an old friend he has been avoiding all these years for help. As he searches for his sister, he is forced to reopen old doors he thought were long closed. Written by Anonymous

  • After Class

    After Class (2014)
    Film (Comedy, Family, Fantasy and Short) Writer After school, everyone else has gone home. Pia finds her student, Kelsey, in the playground. They share stories about the men in their lives, rejection, and dragons.

Awards

  • Best Storytelling - 10th Annual Festival Angaelica
    (2017)

  • Honorable Mention (Short Feature Category) - 28th CCP Independent Film & Video Festival
    (2016)

  • Coup de Coeur du Jury (Jury Favorite) - Courts des Iles Festival
    (2015)

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