Joyce Bernal ‘Pinoy na Pinoy’ Direction of SONA 2020 Elicit Comments

The ‘Pinoy na Pinoy’ direction of Joyce Bernal in President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2020 elicited comments from the netizens.

Joyce Bernal 'Pinoy na Pinoy' Direction of SONA 2020 Earns Comments
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On Monday, July 27, Duterte delivered the 5th SONA in a televised speech that lasted for more than one hour.

It was directed by Bb. Joyce Bernal- a known comedy director who has been directing the 2018 and 2019 SONA of President Duterte.

“Para sa mga tao naman (ito) so ibang flavor naman. Pinoy na Pinoy. Mas maiintindihan, mas magaan,” she said before the SONA kick off.

However, Filipinos were disappointed by the “Pinoy na Pinoy” direction of Joyce Bernal in the 5th SONA.

Netizens went to social media particularly on the micro-blogging site, Twitter wherein they slammed the renowned director.

Other netizens attacked Joyce Bernal and poked fun her direction of SONA.

According to, netizens also noticed some of the technical flops in Duterte’s 5th SONA.

These include camera angles which seemed to be nauseating, the applause of the attendees which appears to be in a variety show, attendees being zoomed while sleeping, zooming of Duterte’s facial pores, and the president’s difficulty reading his speech via visual cue or teleprompter.

Here are the comments of some netizens:

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