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Brian Patrick Lim is a director and cinematographer based in Manila, Philippines. His film credits include MARIAN, a short horror film played in local and international film festivals and won Best Horror Film at both Asian on Film Festival and Vancouver Horror Show. Marian was acquired by Blumhouse’s CryptTV and Gun Powder & Sky’s Alter Channel. 


NENE a film he worked on as a cinematographer and also co-produced received various awards and nominations including Best Cinematography during its festival run at ReelWorld Film Festival. His first feature film CHASING FIRE, won Best Screenplay at The Barcelona International Film Festival.


Brian has also worked on a series entitled NIGHT OWL HIGH as a costume designer and was featured on Air Canada's onboard shows; as well as a production designer for a short film entitled CROSSROADS which played at the Cannes Film Market and was acquired by Vidsee.


Brian’s commercial work includes collaborations with brands such as Nestle, Coca-Cola, Lady’s Choice, KFC, PLDT, Unilab, Merck Pharmaceuticals, L’Oreal Paris, Skechers, and Complex Lifestyle Store.


Currently, Brian is on early pre-production work on his 2nd full feature film entitled, FOOL FOR YOU. A story about an insecure aspiring song writer who falls head over heels for a charming narcissist.

Awards & Nominations

Reel World Film Festival 2021

Best Cinematography Nominee

Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2021


Best Cinematography Nominee

Sinag Maynila Film Festival 2019

Special Citation

Asians On Film Festival 2019


Best Horror/Thriller

Vancouver Horror Show 2018

Best Film, Best Director, Best Writing,

Best Cinematography

Spotlight Horror Film Awards 2018

Platinum Award - Best Horror Short

Globe Independent Film Fest 2017

"The Harvest"
3rd Place, Best Short Film

Barcelona International Film Fest 2013

"Chasing Fire"
Best Screenplay

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