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Milkyboy

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Animated film from Philippines, 20 minutes
English, Filipino and Japanese with English subtitles

Screens Thursday, February 26, 2015
Screening Block 3, 8pm-11:15pm

Directed by Arnold Arre
Produced by Arnold Arre and Cynthia Arre
Contact arncyn@gmail.com
Website https://www.facebook.com/milkyboyanimatedfilm

Rey played a superhero character called “Milkyboy” in a milk commercial as a child in the 1980s. Fast forward 25 years, he is now working in a declining advertising company with no bright future – nor love life – to speak of. He also can’t seem to break free from the stigma of being a former child star. Can Rey overcome his inner demons and prove his worth to everyone, including himself?

About the Director

Arnold Arre is a comic book artist, writer and self-taught animator from the Philippines. He has won National Book Awards for his graphic novels and has worked on numerous illustration jobs, from music packaging for rock bands to murals. Arnold studied the art of animation in 2011 through browsing tutorials on the internet and has since worked on several animated projects. Milkyboy, a 20-minute animated film completed in 2013, is his first independently-produced short film.

Awards

2014 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival – Winner New Directors/New Visions Award (Linda Mabalot)
2013 CCP Independent Film & Video Festival –  1st Prize Winner, Animation Category
2013 Animahenasyon Philippine Animation Festival – Best Screenplay

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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