Phil Giordano earned his MFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia. 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.
Phil specializes in fast food commercials and short web documentaries.
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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"