DRAMA DEL ROSARIO is a Filipinx documentary filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He is the winner of the inaugural BAFTA-GSA Commissioning Grant in 2019 for his documentary, I'm Okay (And Neither Are You). He is also the winner of the Loni Ding Award in Social Issue Documentary at CAAMFest 2019 and was shortlisted for the BAFTA Student Film Awards in 2018 for his documentary In This Family.
As a queer filmmaker, Drama directs documentary films that challenge the conservative Filipinx Catholic background that he grew up in. He has over a decade of experience in video production and has received numerous international awards from countries including the USA, UK, India, Australia, and the Philippines.
Currently, Drama is directing I'm Okay (And Neither Are You), a documentary film about mental health and sexual assault trauma from the perspective of a gay couple.
Drama graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Communication, Magna Cum Laude. He graduated from the New York Film Academy (Los Angeles campus) in 2019 with a Master of Fine Arts in Documentary, Summa Cum Laude. He is a documentary film fellow for Youth FX's Next Doc Fellowship for 2019.
He also loves donuts and sausages.