Private Project

If Not

Two blind musicians strive to provide for themselves as they work as singers at public transit stations. However, the duo is forced to perform separately. Apart, they grow anxious for each other and realize that their partnership goes beyond musical, even with the absence of sight.

  • Phyllis Grande
  • Phyllis Grande
  • Alemberg Ang
    2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
  • Aleli Mesina
  • David Alcovendas
    Key Cast
  • Cindy Alcovendas
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Kun' Di Man
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    Romance, Musical
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 22, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
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  • QCinema International Film Festival
    Quezon City
    October 22, 2017
    World Premiere
    Audience Choice
Director Biography - Phyllis Grande

PHYLLIS GRANDE graduated with a degree in BA in Film and Audio-Visual Communication in the University of the Philippines - Diliman. She started her work in the film industry as a documentary editor but soon ventured in production design and production management. She has worked as a production manager for a number of independent and mainstream films, which includes award-winning films like Blue Bustamante, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles II, Bukas na Lang Sapagkat Gabi Na, and People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose, to name a few. She started to work as a Line Producer for films since two years ago, with films Matangtubig, Baka Siguro Yata and 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten, which bagged the Best Picture award for the 2016 Cinema One Originals Film Festival. She has also worked her way up to be a producer for tv and digital series and films. Her produced shows include Sabagay Life, a digital series under D5 Studio and Hanging Out, a digital series with an LGBT theme under Team Magazine. She is now working on a season 2 for the two shows. Phyllis Grande also aspires to be a director/writer. Her first short film, Kun' Di Man (If Not), won the Audience Choice award for this year's QCinema International Film Festival - QCX Shorts program. Her first full-length film, Haunted: A Last Visit to the Red House, which is a documentary, is part of the Cinema One Originals Film Festival Documentary Competition. She is now developing her second feature documentary.

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