The UP Film Institute holds its 2nd “SineMaestra,” women’s masterclasses on March 7, 14, and 28 to mark the Women’s Month.
The five sessions of masterclasses discuss various aspects of the film scene like planning, shooting, and promoting films.
SineMaestra is open to the public on a first come, first served basis.
The featured speakers are:
Teresa Barrozo (Film Music Masterclass / 9 am -12 nn / March 7 / UPFI Videotheque)
Teresa Barrozo is a film music composer. She is the winner for Best Aural Design for the film “Birdshot” by Mikhail Red at the Filipino Arts and Cinema International (Facine24) in San Francisco, USA and the winner of the Best Original Soundtrack for the film “Kinatay” directed by Brillante Mendoza at the 42nd Sitges International Film Festival 2009 in Spain. She also earned recognition for scoring films such as “10,000 Hours” directed by Joyce Bernal at the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival and “Ka Oryang” directed by Sari Lluch Dalena at the CinemaOne Originals Film Festival 2011.
Tey Clamor (Cinematography Masterclass / 2 pm – 5 pm / March 7 / UPFI Videotheque)
Tey Clamor is a cinematographer who received her BA in Film from the UP Film Institute and has participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus, Germany in 2006. She received her first break as a Director of Photography in 2015 with the film “Sleepless” and since then completed 18 local feature films including recent films “Tayo Sa Huling Buwan Ng Taon,” “Metamorphosis,” “Isa Pa With Feelings,” and “Babae at Baril.” Her first international nomination came in 2018 for the film “Maestra” (Teacher) in the Philadelphia Independent Film Awards.
Marielle Hizon (Production Design Masterclass / 2 pm – 5 pm / March 14 / UPFI Film Studio)
Marielle Hizon is a freelance production designer and actress. She won production design awards for “Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon” (2018) at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, “Blue Bustamante” (2013) at the Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival, “Baconaua” (2017) at the Young Critics Circle, and “Lila” (2016) for Sinag Maynila Film Festival.
Angeli Bayani (Acting Masterclass / 9 am – 12 nn / March 28 / UPFI Cine Adarna)
Angeli Bayani is best known for starring in Philippine art-house and independent films notably those by Lav Diaz: “Melancholia” (2008) and “Norte, the End of History” (2013) for which she won the 2014 Gawad Urian Award for Best Actress. She also appeared in the Camera d’Or-winning Singaporean film “Ilo Ilo” (2013) by Anthony Chen.
Irene Villamor (Directing Masterclass / 2 pm – 5 pm / March 28 / UPFI Cine Adarna)
Irene Villamor is a director and assistant director known for “Camp Sawi” (2016), “Meet Me in St. Gallen” (2018), “Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story)” (2018), “Ulan” (2019) and, most recently, “On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets” (2020). Her films earned her nomination for best screenplay and best direction from various award-giving bodies such us Asian Academy Creative Awards, FAMAS Awards, FAP Awards, Gawad Urian Awards, and Star Awards for Movies.
Interested participants may register through this link: https://bit.ly/39taxvD
Confirmation and payment details will be sent once the registration process is complete.
A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who will participate in all five masterclasses.
Early bird rate is at Php 500/head per masterclass.
For walk-ins, we will be charging Php 1,000/head per masterclass.
PWD and Senior Citizen discounts will be honored.
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