Tikoy Aguiluz Net Worth

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Amable "Tikoy" Aguiluz is an award winning Filipino film director, film producer, screenwriter and cinematographer. He also founded the Cinemanila International Film Festival in Manila in 1999. Aguiluz is one of the leading figures in the alternative cinema movement in the Philippines. Educated at the University of the Philippines (Comparative Literature and Fine Arts), he is acknowledged as the co-founder in 1976 of the UP Film Center (now UP Film Institute) where he served until 1990 as its Assistant Director and spearheaded the association called Chamber Film Group. He was a recipient of a John D. Rockefeller III Grant to study filmmaking at the New York University and film archiving at the Library of Congress Film Archives in Washington, DC, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A British Council Grant led to further film studies and training in film archiving at the British Film Institute.He had worked in various capacities in film projects with other important Filipino directors his senior, including National Artist Lino Brocka. He first made his mark with the 15-minute documentary Mt. Banahaw, Holy Mountain. The film won Silver Trophy at the prestigious Young Filmmakers of Asia Festival in Iran.Aguiluz plunged into the full-length feature in 1984 with the acclaimed Boatman. It was exhibited at the 1985 London Film Festival where it was cited as the outstanding film of the year. It was followed up several years later, in 1995, with his own version of the story of the ill-fated household helper Flor Contemplacion in the equally acclaimed docu-drama entitled Bagong Bayani, OCW.In 1996, his film Segurista (Dead Sure) was picked as the official Philippine entry to the Oscars for the Best Foreign-Language Film category. It placed 12th in the list of thirty-nine titles. The same film bagged the Best Director award for Aguiluz at the Gawad Urian (the local film critics award), as well as the Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Production Design and Best Supporting Actor plums, this last for actor Albert Martinez. Segurista toured international film festivals in Toronto, Singapore and others.Aguiluz's next venture, Rizal sa Dapitan (1997)—the historical film on the Philippine national hero's poignant exile—altogether swept the Manila Film Festival. It also captured the lion's share at the Philippine Movie Press Club's Star Awards and the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Annual Awards. The film was also shown at the First Philippine International Film Festival, at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Mar del Plata, Argentina and in Singapore. It continues its tour of world film capitals under the auspices of the Culture Committee of the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines. When it competed at the Brussels International Film Festival (Festival International du Film Independent), it was conferred the Grand Jury Prize in addition to the best actor award for lead star Albert Martinez who essayed the title role.Aguiluz has served on the jury of the film festivals in Berlin, Pusan (South Korea), Singapore, Vesoul (France), Delhi, and Kerala in India, among others. He is the chief creative force behind the highly successful Cinemanila International Film Festival, which is now on its 13th year. In 2003, the French government awarded Aguiluz the Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres prize for his contributions to Philippine cinema.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1952, Philippines
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Producer
EducationNew York University, University of the Philippines
1Founder and director of Cinemanila International Film Festival.


El Brujopost-production
Tragic Theater2015
Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story2011uncredited
30 Views of Mt. Mayon2000Documentary short
Biyaheng langit2000
Rizal sa Dapitan1997
Unsung Heroine1995Documentary
Balweg, the Rebel Priest1986


Biyaheng langit2000story
Rizal sa Dapitan1997story/research and additional screenplay


Retour2010Documentary producer
Waiting Shed2009Short producer
Apak2006Short producer
Rizal sa Dapitan1997producer
Unsung Heroine1995Documentary producer


Balweg, the Rebel Priest1986
Letter to Lota1977

Camera Department

Rizal sa Dapitan1997additional photography
Manila in the Claws of Light1975still photographer


Revenge of the Stolen Stars1986

Location Management

Revenge of the Stolen Stars1986location manager

Sound Department

Gas1981assistant sound editor


Machete Maidens Unleashed!2010Documentary thanks
Mondo Macabro2002TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode


The Search for Weng Weng2007DocumentaryHimself

Won Awards

2012FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest DirectorManila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story (2011)
1998FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest DirectorRizal sa Dapitan (1997)
1998FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest StoryRizal sa Dapitan (1997)
1998Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesDirector of the YearRizal sa Dapitan (1997)
1997Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)Segurista (1996)
1997Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)Segurista (1996)

Nominated Awards

2002FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest DirectorTatarin (2001)
2001Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)Biyaheng langit (2000)
2001Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)Biyaheng langit (2000)
1997FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest DirectorSegurista (1996)
1997FAMAS AwardFAMAS AwardsBest ScreenplaySegurista (1996)
1997Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesDirector of the YearSegurista (1996)
1997Star AwardStar Awards for MoviesOriginal Screenplay of the YearSegurista (1996)
1997YCC AwardYoung Critics Circle, PhilippinesBest ScreenplaySegurista (1996)
1996Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)Bagong bayani (1995)
1985Gawad Urian AwardGawad Urian AwardsBest Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)Boatman (1985)
1985Golden CharybdisTaormina International Film FestivalBoatman (1985)

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