Private Project

How To Catch A Taotaomona

An overlooked boy tries to convince his skeptical friends to capture a mythological figure in the jungles of Guam.

  • Neil Tinkham
    Director
    The Bay
  • Neil Tinkham
    Writer
    The Bay
  • Neil Tinkham
    Producer
    The Bay
  • Myracle Mugol
    Producer
    Maisa, The Chamoru Girl Who Saves Guahan
  • Raif Sablan
    Key Cast
    "Raph"
  • Raph Unpingco
    Key Cast
    "Dad"
  • Best Friend
    Key Cast
    "Gavin Baker"
  • Bully
    Key Cast
    "Paul Sayama"
  • Taotaomona
    Key Cast
    "Devin Kraft"
  • Principal
    Key Cast
    "Jenei Aguon"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Fantasy, Family
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 13, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Guam
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Guam International Film Festival
    Hagatna
    Guam
    October 1, 2020
    Best Made In The Marianas
  • CAAMFest
    San Francisco
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Los Angeles Asian American Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 1, 2021
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • PBS
    Distributor
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director - Neil Tinkham