Kenneth Lim Dagatan
is an independent Filipino filmmaker and writer, best known for directing and writing his award-winning first short film, Sanctissima (2015); it was premiered at the 11th Cinemalaya Philippines Independent Film Festival where it won the audience choice award, as well as awards at other film festivals, including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Director. His feature film, “Ma
” (2018), was well received by the critics locally during Cinema One Originals Film Festival where it launched, and this striking horror debut had its international premiere at Nyaff
On this occasion, we spoke with him about how he became interested in horror movies, we heard a number of interesting stories about his childhood, his previous works and how they shaped him as a director, and other topics.
What was the beginning stages of your interest in horror movies? What really started your love of these films?
Actually, I started watching horror