Randal is a Filipino-American writer/director of award-winning films seen at festivals worldwide. His films range from genre creature-features to historical drama, with a consistent focus on dynamic visuals and socially relevant themes.
His 2014 feature Faraway was called by FilmThreat “a varied and unique cinematic flavor” and screened in festivals worldwide such as the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, the Singkuwento International Film Festival in Manila, winning Best Feature at Indie Fest USA.
Randal’s 2021 feature The Monsters Without is a selection at the 37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Another Hole in the Head film festival in San Francisco, and won Best Foreign Feature at the Santa Clarita International Film Festival.
No Dogs, a 2021 short film about the 1930’s Watsonville riots, is a selection at the Twin Cities Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, and Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. ‘No Dogs’ has also won the Short Film Audience Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Short Film award for Ian Coleman, and the Petite Prix Best Short Film Award at the Chelsea Film Festival in New York City.
Randal teaches Honors Video Production at Fillmore High School and creates Visual Effects for commercials and movies.