They say, first love will always remain in the heart forever and I agree to that.
I fell in love in this city two three years ago when a good friend named Raiza Lansigan, generously brought & tour me here for free. After that day trip, I told my self, I am going to shoot my first film here and it happened.
I was lucky enough to go back here for an AVP shoot. Even though, it was not my second film, I am grateful that I get to “direct” Baguio Kids and the locals. It was more than a fulfilment. It was more of a “mission accomplished” as a filmmaker and as a human.
The shoot was very light and I was able to take some photos. It was my first time to go to Mt. Cabuyao. I didn’t know there was more to the mountains of Benguet.
We went up to Mt. Cabuyao to catch the 5:48 sunrise
Our client was very patient and open to stand on the side of the cliff, “tiis-ganda-buwis-buhay-shot”
we went to the viewing deck of Mt. Cabuyao to get more “aura” shots
Next stop: Irisan, Baguio City. We went to a community called Mushroom Village, for the “Botika sa Paso” activity of JCI Baguio Sunflower.
these are the lovely Baguio kids!!!
And she happens to be my favorite <3 She patiently carried this heavy pot and waited for us to fix our framing. Although, she won’t really smile. *May pinaglalaban ang batang ito* :)
We did the interview part beside Camp John Hay.
third-world-filmmaking-hacks attack! Because we were only three so even the tripod needed to do multi-tasking.
We stayed in the peaceful house of Mikee. It felt like we were really living the life :) but the beautiful life lasted for 3 days :( and we had to go back to the chaotic city called, Manila.
Good thing I was able to bring home some cherry apples <3
See you soon my love.