Chito S. Roño

Chito S. Roño
Born Sixto Kayko
(1954-04-26) April 26, 1954
Occupation director, writer
Years active 1986–present

Chito S. Roño (born April 26, 1954), also known as Sixto Kayko, is a Filipino writer, film producer and film director known for his expansive vision and special-effects-heavy films, most notably Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure (2001) for which he won the Metro Manila Film Festival for best director.[1] He is also known for his 1997 film Nasaan ang Puso which earned him his first MMFF for best director.[2]







Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
1997 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Director Nasaan ang Puso?[3] Won
2001 Yamashita: The Tiger's Treasure[4] Won
Best Original Story (with Roselle Monteverde-Teo and Roy Iglesias) Won
Best Screenplay (with Roy Iglesias) Won


  1. Capino, Jose B. (November 10, 2010). Dream Factories of a Former Colony: American Fantasies, Philippine Cinema. U of Minnesota Press. pp. 89–. ISBN 978-0-8166-6972-1. Retrieved May 8, 2011.
  3. "Metro Manila Film Festival:1997". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  4. "Metro Manila Film Festival:2001". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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