Gervacio Santos

Gervacio Santos is a Filipino film editor. During his career, he was considered one of the most demanded in his field. Gervacio has worked under numerous pseudonyms including: George Santos, Gerry Santos, Herb Bas, Bas Santos, and Bass Santos. He has earned numerous awards, including three Famas Awards for Kalibre 45 (1957), Cavalry Command (1963) and Scout Rangers (1964). He won Best Film Editing Awards in both the Metro Manila Film Festival for "Remembrance" and in the Quezon City Film Festival for "Alyas Bagsik". Santos began his professional career as an editor in 1954 at Premiere Productions where he worked on Si Eva at si Adan directed by Gerry de Leon. In 1967, he left the studio and started freelancing. During this time he worked with several independent film companies including Tagalog Ilang Production, AM (Amalia Fuentes) Productions, JE (Joseph Estrada) Productions among others. By this time, Santos had edited several hundred full-length Filipino movies. Santos shifted his attention to American film producers, working with Cirio Santiago Film Organization and several other American movie companies who came to shoot their movies in the Philippines.

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