PAOLO DY is an Asian freelance film and commercial director based in the Philippines.
He has directed over a hundred commercials in the region, including spots for Procter & Gamble, Colgate-Palmolive, Sun Cellular, Asia Brewery, SC Johnson, Shakey’s Pizza, Ajinomoto, Mister Donut, and Kenny Rogers Roasters, among many others.
He directed the first stereo 3D commercial to air in the Philipipnes, and he is also the co-creator of "VANGIE, The Pinoy Virtual Assistant" a virtual online character whose video hit one million views on YouTube in 3 days.
His work as a director and screenwriter has won recognition from the Anvil and Gold Quill Awards, the New York Festivals, Spike Lee's Babelgum Online Film Festival, the Bogen International Short Film Competition, and MTV Asia's THE PITCH screenwriting competition. In 2010 his film Creative License won first place in the US National 24-Hour Filmracing Competition.