TAYA (2013) – A Cinemalaya short film by Adi Bontuyan and Francis Beltejar (8:45)

TAYA (2013) – A Cinemalaya short film by Adi Bontuyan and Francis Beltejar (8:45)

WE WON!!! Cinemalaya 2013 Special Jury Prize Award
Cinemalaya 2013 Audience Choice Award
Exhibited in San Francisco, London, Tokyo

We were invited for a French film exhibition in PARIS! 12th Festival International Signes de Nuit in Paris 2014
News Article –
French Film Catalog link –

A 12 year-old boy learns to play traditional Filipino games through a new set of friends, who will show him that life and their games have many things in common.

***Best viewed in HD with headphones

TAYA is an 8-minute short film of Adi Bontuyan and Francis Beltejar.
Formerly known as BANGSAK, the 12-minute draft of TAYA is their undergraduate thesis short film for their degree in Communication Arts in De La Salle University.

Taya was screened at the Cultural Center of the Philippines from July 26-August 4, 2013 as part of Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival.

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CREDITS:

Directed by
Adi Bontuyan

Assistant Director
Francis Beltejar

Screenplay
Adi Bontuyan

Concept
Francis Beltejar

Cast

Luis Amodan – JunJun
Sherleen Jan Surian – Eli
Michael Bonapos – Dodong
Alvin Salipo – Alvin
Elvis J. Sabellano – Elvis
Mark Asi Villanueva – Mark
Billy Carosa – Billy

Imagination counterparts:
Elora Espano
Roger Cruz
Jan Pablo
Ron Conise

Mike Enteria – Eli’s Dad

Other playmates:
Alexandra Villanueva
John Sacnanas
Christian Renosa

Extras:
Myrna Lacdao
Abby Bergantin
Edna Malibago
Sally Suarez
Imelda Bagonoc
Vevencia Padre
Joy Marabag

Cinematography
Adi Bontuyan

Musical Score
Ling Lava
Pat Tirano

Sound Design
Adi Bontuyan

Editing
Adi Bontuyan

Visual Effects
Luis Kintanar

Production Design
Mike Enteria

Colorist
Ice Cruz

Make-Up/ Prosthetics
Lucky Calip

Production Coordinator
Jojo Salamante

Post Production Supervisor
Monica Muyot

2nd Unit Director/Cinematographer Francis Beltejar

Art Department:
Herbert Castro
Edward Salindong
Orly Villarta
Reagan Enteria

Audio recording
Bong Pascua

Focus Puller
Dagley Medina

Camera Equipment
Raffy Yllana

Generator
All Scope

Dollies and Track
CMB

Location Coordinator
Teody Gazer

Transportation Service
Ricci Glori

Catering
Bessie’s Canteen

Archive Footage
Tudla Productions
Luis Liwanag

Poster Design
Jerome De Dios

Subtitles
Patty Baun
Angel Bombarda
Paola Malong
Monica Muyot

Additional Sound
Freesound.org
MobyGratis.com

Thesis Mentors
Judy Sibayan
Elvin Valerio
Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr

Special Thanks

Philip Bontuyan

Cristy Bontuyan

Zenaida Beltejar

Freidrick Beltejar

DLSU, Department of Communication

Migo Muyot

Chiqui Muyot

Roland Muyot

Pat Tirano

Earl Bontuyan

Imman Canicosa

Ron Conise

Vince Dizon

JC Torralba

Carlos Sadiua

Troy Mapoy

Josh Saez

Wawi Tago

Benjie Baron

Dondi Justiniani

Kim Macapagal

Byron Salazar

Bryan Salazar

Jaime Tomas

Mayk Juat

Garret Villanueva

Gin Agdon

Kit De Silva

Sam Sales

Meljun Petronio
Jessy Go

Angel Bombarda

The LaSallian

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Residents of San Roque, North Triangle, QC

TAYA – PUSH MANILA 2013