AMBULANCE (Ambulancia)

Short Narrative 2007 / Colour / 15′22 / Philippines

“Ambulancia” a short film which tells of a painful twist in an ambulance driver’s belief that a dying patient can be saved by running over stray animals on the streets.

Director: Richard Soriano Legaspi

Assistant Directors: Anna Isabelle Matutina and Jules Katanyag

Script: Richard Soriano Legaspi

Cinematographer: Albert Banzon

Music: Pam Miras

Editing: Anna Isabelle Matutina

Production Designers: Grace Orbon, Sonja Completo, Benay Reyes

Sound: Anna Isabelle Matutina

Production Manager: Seymour Barros – Sanchez and Pam Miras

Producers: Richard Soriano Legaspi , Anna Isabelle Matutina and Eloisa Espino-Sanchez

ACTORS: Alan Paule, Nor Domingo, Wilmae Soriano and Evelyn Cruz


Official Selection, Euroopa Filmide Ohtu, Estonia 2009
Finalist, Asian Hot Shots Berlin, Germany 2009
In Competition, Ohne Kohle International Independent Video and Film Festival, Vienna, Austria 2008

Finalist, Asiana International Short Film Festival, Seoul Korea 2008

Nominated “Best Non-European Film” Grand OFF European Film Awards, Warsaw, Poland 2008

Nominated, ‘Golden Mango Award” Bradford Bite the Mango Film Festival, West Yorkshire, UK 2008

Nominated, Muhr Awards, Dubai International Film Festival, United Arab Emirates, 2008

Winner, MIGLIOR MONTAGGIO AWARD 14th San Gio Video Festival, Verona, ITALY 2OO8

In Competition, 32nd Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt in Germany 2008

In Competition, International Panorama of Independent Films in Patras, Greece 2008

In Competition, Naoussa International Film Festival in Greece, 2008

In Competition, Gawad CCP para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Bidyo, 2008

Official Selection, Pyongyang International Film Festival in North Korea, 2008

Winner, Grand Prize, Viva-PBO Digitales Short Film Competition, 2008

Winner, Best Short Narrative, Quisumbing-Escandor Film Festival, 2008

Official Selection, CineVita Film Festival, Manila 2008

Special Screening, AFA Fellows Night Screening in Busan, South Korea 2007

Official Selection, Cinemanila International Film Festival 2007