Is there anything Atom Araullo can’t do?!
He poses for magazine covers, does live reports right in the middle of Tacloban during Typhoon Yolanda, and gives tips on how to survive a sinking boat (complete with video). Now, he’s showing off his directorial skills, as his documentary was recently selected as one of the finalists of the New York Festivals Awards in the World’s Best TV and Films category.
The former newscaster’s documentary is called Warmer, and is about global warming told through the perspective of two different countries.
It is one of 12 entries from the Philippines, which covers a variety of topics from typhoons to education and the current war on drugs.
New York Festival’s World’s Best TV & Films competition awards the best programming about global trends from over 50 countries.
The winners will be announced at a gala in Las Vegas on April 25.
Atom Araullo is a noted journalist for ABS-CBN, but got his start as a reporter for the show 5 and Up. In August last year, he resigned from ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs to “explore other areas of media and to grow as a journalist.”
Congratulations to Atom for being a finalist!
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