The music video of Arc North and Polarbearz “Together Now”, filmed at the Manila North Cemetery and starring an all-Filipino cast and crew, bagged the Best Music Video Award at the Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA) for the month of October 2019.
The music video of Swedish artists Arc North and Polarbearz featuring Camilla Neideman, featuring Filipino actors with an all-Filipino crew, was among the winners in the latest LAFA, a monthly film and screenplay competition for filmmakers worldwide.
Makati-based Kevin Hindriks directed the music video which tells the story of a love-triangle and the struggle of lovers to be together despite the woman being married to another guy.
Here are the Filipino actors and crew members who worked hard behind the camera for the LAFA-winning music video:
Producer – Allan Semana
Production Manager – Glenn Dones
Director of Photography – Jordan Arabejo
Camera Operator- Bruce Sakaki
Costume Designer – Dimple Lim
Visual Effects – Nicco Anacleto, DJ Belga
Stills – Jon Olarte
The “Together Now” music video is part of the official selection in the upcoming UK Film Festival happening in December.
Music videos featuring Filipinos and the Philippines have earned international attention and following, among them, YouTube celebrity Mikey Bustos‘ videos featuring Pinoy culture, Disney’s Aladdin featuring Darren Espanto and Morisette Amon, and David DiMuzio’s OPM song videos.
Filipino filmmakers have also been receiving recognition from different festivals for being creative and dedicated to their passion in telling stories.
Recently, short films created by the students of University of the East competed in various festivals Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Mapua University short films were also showcased at the First Korea Pinoy International Film Festival (KPIFF) in Seoul in September.
WATCH the “Together Now” music video filmed in Manila North Cemetery and SEND congratulations in the comments below to their all-Filipino cast and crew!
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