Archive for February, 2012

Photojournalists win Sinulog video documentary

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

CEBU CITY — A documentary film about Cebuanos’ strong faith in Sr. Sto. Nino in the midst of the recent fires that hit the city is this year’s Sinulog 2012 Best Video Documentary.

“F-Stops” was written and directed by Aldo Nelbert Banaynal, a photographer of The Freeman, one of Cebu’s local newspapers.

F-STOPS: A Documentary on Fire & Faith from BANAYNAL BROTHERS FILMS

Reynan Villena, also a photographer of The Freeman, helped Banaynal in the documentary. Banaynal and Villena’s entry bested 12 other entries for the Sinulog 2012 Video Documentary.

F-Stops is a documentary on the harsh effects of fire in the city as seen through the eyes and lenses of Banaynal and Villena. It contains actual footages of the two photographers’ risky coverage in relation to Cebuanos faith in Sto. Nino as their protector in times of trouble.

It also showcased the lives of photographers and the risks they face while performing their job.

The same entry also won the Best Story, Best Director, Best in Cinematography and Best Narrator. (Sunnex)