Eduardo Roy Jr.

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Eduardo Roy Jr. (6 August 1980 - 21 February 2022) was a film and television director, screenwriter, and executive producer.

Acting awards

Roy won several awards at prestigious local and international film festivals for his works such as Bahay Bata, Quick Change, Pamilya Ordinaryo, Lola Igna and Fuccbois. He won the best director award at the 2012 Las Palmas De Gran Canaria film festival in Spain for his film Bahay Bata.[1] Quick Change bagged the special jury prize and the best screenplay award at the 2013 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival.

During the 2016 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, Roy was hailed the best director for Pamilya Ordinaryo, which also won the best film award in the same festival.[1] The film also bagged the best film award in the 2016 Hanoi International Film Festival.[1] Returning to the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in its 2019 edition, Roy once again won the best director award, for his film Fuccbois. Meanwhile, during the 2019 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, Roy's film Lola Igna won the best picture, best screenplay and best musical score awards.[2]

Roy also worked in television, directing episodes of drama anthologies Wagas, Ipaglaban Mo, and Maalaala Mo Kaya and the series Oh, Mando.[3]


Roy died of massive pulmonary embolism due to hospital acquired pneumonia on 21 February 2022 at St. Lukes Medical Center in Quezon City. He was 41. He had been diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma Stage IV in late 2021.[4]