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Thoughts on New Wave Animations: Buttons, Little Lights, and Geo

The Metro Manila Film Festival presented a great list of animated films in their New Wave Animation Section last year. Though I wasn’t able to catch them at the cinema, I was able to see three of these films on HOOQ. I must say that these films serve as proof of how talented and creative Filipino artists are. Buttons by Marvel Obemio, Francis Ramirez & Jared Garcia Best Animation Film Dolls who came to life living in the real world… Two Dolls, Iko and Dixie playing and bonding with each other, meanwhile another doll Vodou appeared, then something unexpected happened. Buttons is filled with wonder and positivity as it shows the genuine friendship between our main characters or shall I say dolls – Iko and Dixie! Though its animation style is simple, the film’s execution complemented its story enabling it to successfully deliver a strong message to its viewers. Little Lights by Marie Rivelle G. Mallari Animation Film Special Jury Prize A physically weak but strong-minded firefly is forced to face not only his fear …