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Elvert Bañares

Elvert de la Cruz Bañares is an independent filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist. He has been creating films and art since 1994, exhibiting & screening in Asia, America, Australia and Europe. His film "Banal" is the first short film produced and shot in Western Visayas. He has represented the country as a Philippine delegate in Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver, Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo and Prague. Three-time winner of Cultural Center of the Philippine's Gawad CCP independent film, he did production design for "Maalaala Mo Kaya" (ABS-CBN 2); directed a special segment for GMA 7; and worked on NCCA productions for ABC 5, NET 25 and IBC 13 television networks.

Short film credits

Director, Producer
Image from Impas


Philippines | Mar 2015 | 14:00
A grouchy middle-aged woman, accompanied by her nephew and niece, who is to visit a friend to settle her debt with is fetched by a sarcastic driver wh...
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