Debut

A mother organizes a party for her daughter's 18th birthday.

  • Reyna Nicole Paner
    Director
  • Carl Roy Dy Rosales
    Writer
  • Seymour Sanchez
    Producer
  • Jan Mariz Cruz
    Producer
  • Marijoy Cacho
    Key Cast
    "Margarette"
  • Mary Therese Dominique Laput
    Key Cast
    "Valerie"
  • Hannalee Narra
    Key Cast
    "Cheska"
  • John Patrick Isidro
    Key Cast
    "Alex"
  • Jan Mariz Cruz
    Key Cast
    "Zoe"
  • Carl Roy Dy Rosales
    Director of photography
  • Reyna Nicole Paner
    Editor
  • Carl Roy Dy Rosales
    Editor
  • Enzo Aggabao
    Production designer
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Suspense Thriller
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Philippines
  • Country of Filming:
    Philippines
  • Language:
    Tagalog
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Reyna Nicole Paner

Reyna Nicole Paner is a Communication graduate from Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines. She served as president of the FEU Film Society. "Debut" is her first film.

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Director Statement

We always celebrate our birthdays happy. In this film, we want to change what has become a tradition for many of us. We want to make a party not just to celebrate one's birthday but to grieve over the celebrator's death and to show empathy to a mother.