The indie comedy film "Ded Na Si Lolo" was chosen by the Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) to be the country�s entry to the 82nd Oscar Awards in 2010.
Produced by APT Entertainment and directed by Soxie Topacio, Dead Na Si Lolo stars Roderick Paulate, BJ Forbes, Elizabeth Oropesa, Gina Alajar, Manilyn Reynes, Rainier Castillo, and Dick Israel.
Ded Na Si Lolo also received an "A" grade from Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB) when it was shown in limited theaters May of this year.
It bested 11 other films contending for the right to represent the Philippines in the 2010 Oscars. Other films which were considered were:
Pitik Bulag (ALV Entertainment)
The Last Viewing (Davis Entertainment)
Kamoteng Kahoy (APT Entertainment)
Concerto (Solito Arts Productions and Seiko Films)
Baler (Viva Films)
Jay (Pasion para Pelikula Productions)
Bente (APT Enterainment)
100 (Martinez-Rivera Films)
Lola (Centerstage productions)
Manila (MJM Productions and Bicycle Pictures)
Adela (Bicycle Pictures)