Mikhail Red

Mikhail Red

Philippines

Biography

Born on December 11, 1991, Mikhail Red is an independent Filipino filmmaker based in Manila, the Philippines. Growing up under the guidance of his father Filipino filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner Raymond Red, Mikhail was exposed to cinema at an early age. He wrote and directed his first short film at 15 and immediately earned recognition in local and international film festivals. As a young up-and-coming filmmaker he continued making short films throughout his teenage years, screening his works at film festivals in Hong Kong, New York, Berlin, Seoul, Austria, and Canada among others. At 21, he wrote and directed his first full-length feature film entitled RECORDER which had its international premiere at the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival. The film continued its successful run throughout the international circuit, screening and competing in more than ten international film festivals and winning five international awards including the Best New Director prize at Vancouver International Film Festival 2014. At 23, Mikhail is now developing two feature film projects: an ambitious thriller genre film entitled AMERICAN SERIAL KILLER IN MANILA and a mystery genre film entitled BIRDSHOT.

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