Rianne Hill Soriano
Colorwheel Media Studios
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89113
About Me: Rianne Hill Soriano is a freelance director, producer and writer working in independent films and commercial/corporate productions. She is a fellow of the Pusan International Film Festival's Asian Film Academy 2009 and the Korean Film Council's (KOFIC) Asian Film Professionals Training Program 2008 in Busan and Seoul, Korea. As an independent filmmaker, her first film “Karsel” (35mm, narrative, dark melodrama) received the Kodak Film Award and Best Film Thesis 2003 at the University of the Philippines Film Institute. It was also nominated for 17th Gawad Urian Best Short Film Award. She produced her second film “Aninag” (35mm, narrative, dark fantasy for children) and her third film “Pera-perahang Lata” (HD, narrative, crime/melodrama) through film grants from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). She shot the 16mm film "Technophilia" (16mm, experimental narrative, techno romance) during her stay through the help of KOFIC, Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA), and Korea University. "Technophilia" and “Pera-perahang Lata” are the first Filipino independent films successfully projected in HD format in the Philippines.
Awards: Nominated for the Gawad Urian Best Short Film (top award-giving body in the Philippines comparable as its version of the Academy Awards); Kodak Vision Awardee 2003; 3rd Place for the Viva PBO Digitales Film Contest; delegate to the Asian Film Academy 2009; delegate to the Asian Film Professionals Training Program 2008.