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Martin Edralin

Writer / Director

Martin Edralin is a Filipino-Canadian, Toronto-based filmmaker. His first short film, HOLE (2014), won the Grand Prize at Clermont-Ferrand, jury prizes at Locarno and Seattle, and screened at Sundance, TIFF, and BFI London. His second short, EMMA (2016), was selected in TIFF Canada's Top Ten and won Best Live Action Short at the Rhode Island IFF. His debut feature, ISLANDS (2021), premiered at SXSW and was awarded Special Jury Recognition.

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Cast & Crew


Rogelio Balagtas

as Joshua

Sheila Lotuaco

as Marisol

Esteban Comilang

as Reynaldo


Martin Edralin & Priscilla Galvez


Diego Guijarro

Director of Photography

Helen Kotsonis

Production Designer

Bryan Atkinson


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