- 1st Filipino filmmaker to direct the first Filipino-American movie released by Sony, a division of TriStar and Columbia Pictures (The Debut, 2001)
- 1st Filipino-American Movie Director to win the 1st Best Feature Film about Filipino-Americans (The Debut), Hawaii International Film Festival (2000)
"There are so many stories within the Filipino-American experience, the Filipino experience, the Asian experience."
DATE OF BIRTH
FATHER: Renato Cajayon
USEFUL LINKSGene Cajayon on his long journey to Hollywood
Wikipedia Article on Gene Cajayon
Pinoy and proud of it