Immy Belle Rempis, the director of Metro Manila Film Festival New Wave entry ‘Kalaw’, continues to push boundaries to bring the glory of her thesis film into greater heights.
At Asia Pacific Film Insitutute, 'Kalaw' gained her Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best in Production design. Now, 'Kalaw' is in front of a bigger crowd that will tell whether or not she did a good job.
Rempis took up Philippine Studies major in Filipino in Mass Media at De La Salle University before pursuing Motion Picture Production at Asia Pacific Film Institute.
In making the scene wherein the older girl touches the younger one, how did you get the child actors do it? Was this scene smoothly-done?
Aside from creating a “necessary disturbance” to address the issue, what other activities are you planning to heighten the advocacy?
Which specific audience do you wish to present your movie to? Mothers? Children? Families? Schools? Government?
What is the element in your film that makes it deserving for the win?
What is your ultimate goal in the industry, and your desired “signature” as a filmmaker?