Meet the 7 Filipinos invited to the U.S. film academy

Features Philippines Jul 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm

filipinos-us-academy-july-15-2019_CE80B534D850439782A7CB413B01CD16The 7 are among those invited to be part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as its new members

By Alexa Villano
Rappler.com

MANILA, Philippines — The Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences released the list of names of people they’ve invited to be part of the organization. Among those invited are filmmakers and animators from the Philippines or have Filipino roots.

The 7 Filipinos —Ditsi Carolino, Baby Ruth Villarama, PJ Raval, Josie Trinidad, Bobby Pontillas, Trevor Jimenez, and Lisa Valencia-Svensson have been recognized for their contribution in the international scene.

Here’s a brief background on their work, which have gotten recognition worldwide.

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