Hapi Ang Buhay
Carlo Jay Cuevas is currently the most distinguished director in EBC’s pool of talents with his string of international awards.
Known for being the director of some documentary shows in the Philippines, Carlo Jay Cuevas got his biggest break when his indie film “Walang Take Two” won several awards in various foreign film festivals.
Carlo Jay Cuevas gained internationa l fame when he won the Platinum World Award as “World Newcomer Filmmaker of the Year” while the film itself won the Golden Award for “International Film” in the 2016 World Film Awards held at Jakarta, Indonesia.
Earlier, Cuevas won the award for “Best Director of a Foreign Language Film” at the 2016 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in London.
It also won “Best Film and “Best Cinematography in a Foreign Language Film” at the 2016 Madrid International Film Festival.
Of course, this parade of victories for Carlo Jay Cuevas started when he was awarded as the Best Director in the 2015 Excellence in Visual Media or EVM Awards held at the Philippine Arena for his district’s INCinema entry, “Ritmo Ng Pangarap”, which was hailed a s the Best Film in the same awards.
Carlo currently directs “Hapi Ang Buhay”, the television spin-off of “Walang Take Two”.
“Hapi Ang Buhay” airs every Saturday at 4 to 5 in the afternoon.
From the makers of the movie “Walang Take Two” comes “Hapi Ang Buhay”, the movie’s spinoff sitcom which resumes to narrate life in a usual urban Filipino community as the neighborhood encounters various timely social issues. Hapi (John Stevenson Tabangay), a starry-eyed, aspiring filmmaker, continues his quest to fulfill his dreams.
Together with him are Onyok (Edward Flores), his levelheaded ally, who tries to steer him to making rational decisions; and Caloy (Erbil Escano), a loyal, but carefree friend, whose soaring overconfidence often puts him in precarious situations.
Also returning are Alfajor (Wilson Tapalla), the persistent loan shark, and the mischievous Oblax (Dennis Garcia). Join them as they attempt to make sense of everything, while weaving through life’s hilarious side and picking up valuable lessons along the way.