Monday, February 18, 2019

#MegaGandaAngBuhay MEGA Sardines’ ‘First Day’ delivers a mega dose of ‘kilig’

MEGA Sardines’ “First Day” short film offers lighthearted moments that ultimately lead to an ending that viewers won’t see coming.

Do you still remember your first day at your very first job?

In the wake of its first two viral videos “Adulting” and “Tipidity,” MEGA Sardines, the Number 1 sardines brand in the Philippines, treads lightly into 2019 with “First Day,” its third short film under its #MegaGandaAngBuhay trilogy.

MEGA Sardines, the No. 1 sardines brand in the Philippines, launches its third short film under its #MegaGandaAngBuhay trilogy titled “First Day” starring Jindric Macapagal.

“First Day” tells the story of Joseph, an idealistic, fresh-out-of-college young man from Cebu (played by Jindric Macapagal) who is caught in an awkward situation on his first day at work in a Makati office.

What could go wrong—or right—on Day 1?
MEGA Sardines’ “First Day” short film tells the story of Joseph, an idealistic young man played by Jindric Macapagal, who encounters an unexpected situation on his first day at work.
“‘First Day’ reveals the answer in an unexpected and heartwarming manner, delivering a mega dose of ‘kilig’ on a hugely relatable slice of life,” says film director and public relations specialist Chris Cahilig.
What could go wrong—or right—on your first day at work? MEGA Sardines presents yet another relatable slice of life in its third short film under the #MegaGandaAngBuhayTrilogy, “First Day.” 
As shown in its first two short films, the MEGA Sardines’ #MegaGandaAngBuhay campaign, Cahilig points out, reinforces timeless Filipino themes and values. While “Tipidity” brought humor and “Adulting” delivered drama, “First Day,” the third and last film in the trilogy, offers lighthearted moments and wraps up with a plot twist that the audience won’t see coming.

“Whether at work or at home, there’s very little doubt that intriguing conversations—and relationships—can be sparked by delectable comfort food,” Cahilig hints at what’s coming.
MEGA Sardines’ “First Day” short film can be viewed on MEGA’s official Facebook page,, along with other #MegaGandaAngBuhay videos “Adulting” and “Tipidity.”

However one looks at it, “First Day” fits right into the #MegaGandaAngBuhay campaign by depicting how MEGA Sardines, as a staple viand, has fortuitously figured in the unforgettable “firsts” of its Filipino patrons.

“First Day” was made possible by Tiu Lim Foundation (executive producer), Rommel Sales (cinematography), Yuji Gonzales (screenplay), Jegs Morales (offline editor), Kenneth Amparo (online editor), Melai Entuna (line producer), Clark Lopez (assistant director), Kat Salinas (sound design), Richard Gonzales (scoring), Det Moldera (accounts manager), Yani Bautista (production manager), and Johanna Evangelista (production coordinator). “First Day” can be viewed on MEGA’s official Facebook page and YouTube channel (Mega Global).
MEGA Sardines wraps up its #MegaGandaAngBuhay trilogy with “First Day” short film, which tells the story of an unforgettable “first” of a very relatable main character.
Meanwhile, “Tipidity” and “Adulting” have garnered, to date, almost 3 million views on YouTube alone. Both short films can also be viewed on MEGA Sardines’ official Facebook page.

Manufactured by Mega Global Corporation, MEGA Sardines offers the freshest and most delicious sardines packed within 12 hours from catching to canning. It is available in easy-to-open cans and pouch formats for convenience.
In MEGA Sardines’ “First Day” short film, delightful conversations and relationships start with delectable comfort food.
MEGA Sardines is available in supermarkets nationwide, with a wide array of variants like MEGA Sardines in Tomato Sauce, Tomato Sauce with Chili, Paksiw Style, and Spanish-Style; MEGA Sardines Creations in Natural Oil and in Spanish-Style; MEGA Extra Hot Sardines; MEGA Fried Sardines Tausi and MEGA Fried Sardines Hot and Spicy.

For more information about MEGA Sardines and its #MegaGandaAngBuhay campaign, visit or

No comments:

Post a Comment

Get Widget