Dabadaba: a YouTube sensation

Peter Solis Nery’s “Dabadaba,” a short film about a very special friendship between an American volunteer and his Filipino guide has become a new YouTube sensation. Here are some stats:

Posted on YouTube: 10/21/2010

First day hits: 435 views

Second day hits: 1,496 views

Third day hits: 1,866 views

Fourth day hits: 2,220 views

Fifth day hits: 2,472 views

Total pages of shooting script: One

Total footage taken: 107 minutes

Film length: 5.26 minutes

Shooting days: Four

Editing days: Three

Principal cast: Four

Crew/Assistant to Mr. Nery: One

Revenue-sharing offer: One


Dabadaba can be seen on YouTube. Search tags: ‘dabadaba: dumangas 2010,’ and ‘peter solis nery.’

It can also be accessed via Mr. Nery’s website, www.petersolisnery.com – videos section.

Facebook users can check out the movie link from the wall of ‘Peter Solis Nery.’


© Randy Gradyon & Panay News Sunday: October 31, 2010