Brian Patrick Lim is a freelance cinematographer and director, based in Manila, Philippines. He often works closely with production house, Runaway Robot. He’s worked with clients such as Coca-Cola, Nestlé, L’Oreal, PLDT, Lady’s Choice, Merck, Unilab, Mondelez, Jollibee, and KFC. His short film, The Harvest, recently won 3rd place at a local film festival sponsored by one of the largest telcos in the Philippines called, The Globe Independent Film Festival. His feature, Chasing Fire, participated the Fandependent Film Festival in 2016 and won best screenplay at the Barcelona International Film Festival in 2013. A short film he worked on as a production designer, entitled, Crossroads, premiered at Cannes Short Film Corner in 2015. He’s worked on a number of indie films, to name a few, Smile Baby, Straight from The Pole, Seeing Love, A Friend of The Devil, and Fantabulous.
Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Mystery) Cinematographer There's a haunting in the house. However, things are not what they seem. Marian soon finds out that the haunting in the household is more familiar than she thinks.
Film (Short and Thriller) Cinematographer A young man visiting his childhood home finds something amiss.
Film (Drama and Short) Cinematographer Darren vies for a promotion while facing sexism from his co-workers in a gender-swapped world.
Night Owl High
Television (Comedy and Mystery) Costume designer After confronting a lone student in the hallway about his expired hallpass, Perd Carlyle uncovers an underground ring of rebellious students who control everything from test scores to chewing gum. With the help of intrepid school reporter Linda Hand, begins his investigation into exposing the identity of "The Don", the mysterious leader of the group.
Straight from the Pole
Film (Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Cinematographer Santa Claus, who's become an alcoholic, attempts to escape from a rehab center for fantasy characters which he's been committed to; but when he witnesses firsthand how a family is torn apart by alcoholism he sees the error of his ways and must learn to be sober before the North Pole is shut down by the discriminating South Pole.
Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department An undercover cop falls for a member of the crime syndicate he's infiltrating. Forced to question his moralities, he finds himself pressed to decide between his job and his budding romance, or else face the consequences.
Film (Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Camera and Electrical Department A dark shadowy figure approaches a shining red ruby in the middle of a wooded clearing. She cautiously looks around her immediate area and steps out to grab it. She is spotted by another cloaked figure behind her, and the two start to fight. Magic spells and wooden arrows fly left and right, as the two enemies battle to the death. The smoke clears and two live action role players named Robyn and Joe stand in there place as we are thrust back into reality. They make their way to their local smoothie bar but are approached by the trio of bullies who haunt their every step. The next day when out on another adventure, Robyn and Joe stumble across an old mineshaft under the wooded ground. They enter boldly, but happen upon a rabble of angry goblin warriors. They attempt to flee but Joe is grabbed and dragged away into the darkness by the horde. Robyn attempts to help him but is scared out by a screaming goblin. After several failed attempts to find help, Robyn reaches out to the only other... Written by Tom Masterman
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Costume designer At some point in our lives, doesn't everyone ask themselves that one little question; what I am suppose to with my life? It seems so easy, and yet for most of us, that becomes the most defining part of our lives. For Margaret, it was no different. She was raised alone with her grandmother and had a close childhood friend named Paul. The years and summers went by, and she grew up with him. When she was about 26, Paul leaves home and her grandmother passes away, leaving her alone when she needed someone the most. She questions life, explores and discovers herself, and reminds us all of the courage within ourselves. Written by King Louie Palomo
Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer An ill-fated couple must face and find the resolution to their own destinies. Chasing Fire surpasses the commonplace of two people defining love. Living behind the shadow of her mother, Kristin falls in love with Shane, an aspiring musician, whom she soon discovers to have something innately in common with her. Chasing Fire does not only exemplify finding love and happiness, it also accentuates discovering oneself and delving into life as it is- a reality that most people don't normally live in. Written by Xander Roth
3rd Place, Narrative Category, Globe Indepedent Film Festival
Best Screenplay, Barcelona International Film Festival
Vancouver Film School
De La Salle - College of St. Benilde
O.B. Montessori Center