Wenn Deramas, Box-Office Filipino Director, Dies of Cardiac Arrest

The Filipino showbiz industry woke up to a sad news that box-office Filipino director Wenn Deramas died due to cardiac arrest on Monday. He is 49 years old.

The news was confirmed by the director’s friend, June Rufino, who revealed that Deramas was rushed to the Capitol Medical Center at 2AM Monday.

Local celebrities immediately took to their social media accounts to expressed their shock and relay their condolences to the family of De Ramas.

Ruffa Gutierrez said “I can’t even celebrate and enoy #88thOscars because I’m so devastated and shocked!!!”.

Deramas was a graduate of University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. While studying at UST, he was involved in acting and was a member of Teatro Tomasino.

Deramas worked as a waiter in The Aristocrat Restaurant and was promoted as food and beverages coordinator after two years.

In 1990, he worked as a production assistant in the TV show “Tatak Pilipino”. He also worked as a writer for the show Teysi ng Tahanan and was promoted as the executive producer of Calvento Files. Since then, Wenn Deramas has been directing different soap operas and movies.

He received his first Best Director Award in 2010 at the Metro Manila Film Festival for the movie “Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na ‘to!)

Here is a list of the movies that Deramas directed:

Maalaala Mo Kaya (1997)
Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita (1998)
Mula Sa Puso: The Movie (1999)
Kung Ikaw ay Isang Panaginip (2002)
Ang Tanging Ina (2003)
Volta (2004)
D’Lucky Ones (2006)
Kapag Tumibok Ang Puso: Not Once, But Twice (2006)
Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo (2007)
Pasukob (2007)
Apat Dapat, Dapat Apat (2007)
Ikaw Pa Rin, Bongga Ka Boy! (2008)
Ang Tanging Ina Nyong Lahat (2008)
BFF: Best Friends Forever (2009)
Ang Tanging Pamilya: A Marry Go Round (2009)
Hating Kapatid (2010)
Petrang Kabayo (2010)
Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na ‘To!) (2010)
Who’s That Girl? (2011)
The Unkabogable Praybeyt Benjamin (2011)
Moron 5 and the Crying Lady (2012)
This Guy’s In Love With U Mare! (2012)
Sisterakas (2012)
Bromance: My Brother’s Romance (2013)
Momzillas (2013)
Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy (2013)
Maria Leonora Teresa (2014)
Moron 5.2: The Transformation (2014)
The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin (2014)
Beauty and the Bestie (2015)
Aswang (2015)-Upcoming
Shake Rattle & Roll 16 (2015)-Upcoming

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