A 25-year-old government worker has gone viral since early this month after he created a hilarious spoof of the reality show Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) that was inspired by his family’s experience of going under quarantine.
Neil John Audan posted the video on April Fool’s Day which shows him and his family members speaking to Kuya, the omniscient character on PBB that determines each housemate’s fate on the show.
In PBB, a housemate goes to a confession room where he votes for a contestant whom he thinks deserves to be evicted from the reality show. Audan’s video shows him and his family doing this, and the result is hilarious.
“Kuya, I’m giving two points to Mama because she keeps believing in fake news, those which circulate on Messanger and she forwards it to our group chat. And that is unforgivable,” Neil said in English and Filipino in the video.
Audan then turns his ire to his baby niece, Naomi Magaway.
“One point for Naomi because she just keeps eating our stock of food for the community quarantine,” he said in his viral video, which has been shared almost 16,000 times.
Watch the cheeky video below.
A resident of Davao del Sur, Audan told Coconuts Manila in a Facebook Messenger interview that he was inspired to create the video after seeing a post written by DJ Cha Cha, a former PBB contestant.
“[I] saw a post of DJ Cha of [radio station] MOR…saying that the set up of the enhanced community quarantine is similar to PBB, where nobody is allowed to go out,” Audan said.
“So we thought why not make a video of it. It was just so suited to show how funny my family is. They were so willing to do it,” Audan added.
Audan edited his family’s photos using Adobe Photoshop and created the video using Sony Vegas Pro. He used a Sony A6000 camera to shoot the two minute and seven-second video. He said he has been editing videos since he was in high school and has acquired the skill by watching tutorials online.
With the quarantine extended in his province up to May 15, Audan is planning to create more lockdown-inspired content.
“But I’m not sure yet what home quarantine-related ideas will attract people’s attention. I’ll do some research first,” he said.
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