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Phil Giordano earned his MFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He is a recipient of the 2017 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Award and his thesis film, SUPOT, won First Prize – The Wasserman Award – at the New York University First Run Film Festival. SUPOT had its World Premiere at the Busan International Film Festival, the biggest festival in Asia and has gone on to screen at several Oscar Qualifying festivals all over the world.


Phil is also an award winning commercial director. He has created commercials for Porsche, Johnnie Walker, Dolce & Gabbana, KFC, Nestle, VICE and Universal Music. He is currently developing his first feature film titled BRED IN MANILA which was selected to the Southeast Asian Film Project Market and was a finalist in the 2018 Rotterdam CineMart and Sundance Screenwriters Lab.



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2017      Hollywood Foreign Press Award

2017      First Prize - Wasserman Award - First Run Film Festival

2017      Best Director - Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival

2016      World Premiere at the 21st Busan International Film Festival for SUPOT

2016      Grand Jury Prize New York Screenplay Contest for SUPOT.

2016      Finalist Starz Denver Screenwriting Competition for SUPOT 

2016      Semi-Finalist SHOWTIME Screenwriting Competition for SUPOT

2015      Mofilm Award for 'National Youth Council: We Made It' Commercial 

2014      Zooppa Award for 'RedMart: We Deliver To You' Commercial

2011      Mexico International Film Festival Golden Palm Award for 'The Empty Playground' 

2010      Francis Ford Coppola Screenwriting Competition 'Best Of' for "Wednesday's Farewell"


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