Sheron Dayoc

About the Speaker

Sheron Dayoc is a director and producer who shifts from fiction and non-fiction storytelling to directing TV commercials. His notable films are WAYS OF THE SEA (2010), NETPAC Special Mention Award at Berlin International Film Festival 2011, APSA NETPAC Development Prize at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2011, and Best Film at the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2010; THE CRESCENT RISING (2015), BIFF Mecenat Award at Busan International Film Festival 2016, and Best Documentary at the Gawad Urian Awards 2016; and WOMEN OF THE WEEPING RIVER (2016), Sundance Screenwriters Lab 2011, Asian Cinema Fund 2011, Hubert Bals Fund 2013, and Best Picture at the Gawad Urian Awards 2017.

CNN Philippines picked the film as one of the top 25 greatest films of the decade. Sheron founded Southern Lantern Studios, a creative think tank and production company for multimedia short and long film and video content for various platforms. The company recently produced Arden Rod Condez’s first feature John Denver Trending (2019), which won Best Film at Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2019, and competed in the New Currents of Busan International Film Festival 2019 and at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019; and Sonny Calvento’s short film Excuse Me, Miss, Miss, Miss (2019), which competed at the QCinema International Film Festival 2019, where it won the Audience Choice award.

Sheron Dayoc is director/producer who shifts from Fiction/non-fiction storytelling to TV Commercial directing.

His notable films are HALAW/Ways of the Sea (NETPAC Jury -2011 Berlinale, NETPAC Award – APSA 2011, Cinemalaya 2010 Best film), The Crescent Rising (Best Documentary – Busan IFF 2011, Best Documentary – Gawad Urian) and Women of the Weeping River, which won numerous local and international awards.

As for Advertising, his most notable work includes 2018 VICKS’s “Touch of Care” of Publicis One, Singapore that ranked by campaigns as of the top adverts for 2018. The same ad won awards in Spikes Asia and Kidlat awards (Philippine Advertising Awards)

Sheron founded Southern Lantern Studios, a creative think tank and production company for multimedia short and long film and video content for various platform.