Wow! amazing news! another big bang for the Filipinos and Fil-Ams in the States. I wasn't aware of such entry for this was not really mentioned in any newspaper in the Philippines until the Oscar awards announced the Best live action short story category.
A short film produced by the three Fil-Ams "God of Love " won the Best Short Live Action category yesterday(sunday, monday morning in Manila) on the 83rd Oscars award.
The 18 minute movie was written and directed by Luke Matheny and the Fil-Ams produced the film are Stefanie Walmsley, Gigi Demet and the en charge of marketing and distribution is Stephen Dypiangco.
The "God of Love" was already considered an early front runner for the category for its comedic style and adventure. The film previously won the 2010 Student Academy Awards, special jury recognition at the Aspen ShortFest and the first prize and the king award for screenwriting at New York University First run film festival.
Here's the List of 83rd Academy Award Winners :
Colin Firth - Best Actor - "The King's Speech"
Natalie Portman - Best Actress - "Black Swan"
Tom Hooper - Best Director - "The King's Speech"
Christian Bale - Best Supporting Actor - "The Fighter"
Melissa Leo - Best Supporting Actress- "The Fighter"
Toy Story 3 - Best for Animated Feature
The King's Speech - Best Oscar Picture
More about Oscar Award
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