Archives: Speakers

Tin Velasco

Tin Velasco is an assistant director and production manager, known for Block Z (2020), Eerie (2018) and 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten (2016).

Jerome Dulin

Jerome Dulin is the Founder and Managing Director of North Luzon Cinema Guild, Inc. since 2015. He is the Program Director for Online Film Lab for Regional Stories, Quarantimes: Short Films from the Regions and the Panday Pluma— the Online Educational Programs for the Guild..

Joseph Arcegono

He is a graduate of Development Communication in the University of the Philippines Los Baños and is currently the External Affair Officer of the Guild for program implementation and film distribution.

Seymour Sanchez

Seymour Barros Sanchez is an advocacy filmmaker, communication and film lecturer, freelance writer, content and creative producer, creative consultant, and a former producer for news and current affairs programs. He is a fellow of the 17th Lopez Jaena Community Journalism Workshop (organized by the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication), 21st Iligan National Writers Workshop (organized by the Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology) and 9th Palihang Rogelio Sicat (organized by the UP Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas). He is also a graduate of the 14th Ricky Lee scriptwriting workshop and the first Active Vista film and media for human rights advocacy workshop.

Cha Escala

Director/Producer Cha Escala is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, producer and editor from the Philippines. Her first feature-length film “Nick and Chai” has competed at international film festivals such as International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Busan International Film Festival, and New Caledonia Film Festival, where it won the Audience Choice Award. Cha has attended numerous film workshops and pitching fora such as Berlinale Talent Campus, Docsport Incheon, Tokyo Talents, AsiaDoc Documentary Scriptwriting Residency among many others. A film graduate of the University of the Philippines Fim Institute, her thesis film “Intoy’s Christmas” was awarded best production thesis in 2007.

Kristoffer Brugada

Director/Producer Kristoffer “Tops” Brugada is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and professional lecturer from the Philippines. Kristoffer has over a decade of experience in Philippine broadcast industry and has led film productions that have won international awards such as the Peabody Award, the New York Festivals Gold and Silver Medals, and Japan Prize for TV. A film graduate of the University of the Philippines Film Institute, Kristoffer also writes narrative films, and he recently won Best Short Film at the 3rd Quisumbing Escandor Film Festival.

Carla Pulido-Ocampo

Carla Pulido Ocampo is a Filipino filmmaker and cultural worker. She is co-founder of associations that are purveyors of alternative cinema culture in Northern Philippines: Habi Collective Media, Balay Habi Studio, and Pelicula Union.

Mark Lester Valle

Lester is an Ilokano-Pangasinense and an adopted son of the Bontok Igorot community in Mountain Province, Central Cordillera. As a son of intersecting bloodlines from Philippine northern territories, he speaks three languages in the vernacular: Iloko, Pangasinan, and Bontok. This makes him a sought-after community organizer and regional arbitrator, in the national sphere of culture and the arts.

Audrey Vicencio

Audrey Vicencio is a recent graduate of the Far Eastern University Department of Communication in Manila, Philippines. She served as Chief Photographer of FEU Advocate, official student publication of FEU-Manila.

Alphie Velasco

Alphie Velasco is film student from Asia Pacific Film Institute (Batch 19), born on August 12, 1994 and currently resides at Imus, Cavite Philippines. My fascination with films began when I was working as an auditor in a bpo company. I hated my previous work so I ditch most of my office hours just to watch movies . That’s when I fell in love with the art of cinema.