About the Director
Kaj Palanca is a writer, researcher, and filmmaker. At sixteen, he co-wrote and co-directed the short film Contestant #4, which won the Audience Choice Award at the 2016 QCinema International Film Festival and the Best Film Award at the first Shanghai Queer Film Festival. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. He hopes to teach cinema someday.