Meet the Negrense Filmmakers Headlining Technical Courses at Bacollywood 2024 – adobo Magazine

BACOLOD, PHILIPPINES — The Bacollywood Summer Workshopsall set for the 2024 edition from June 17 to July 13, has revealed that two renowned Negrense filmmakers will take the helm of the technical courses this year.

Manny Montelibano will suffer Film production classes, which take place Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. With a solid background in the industry, Manny has held key positions at the University of St. La Salleincluding technical and artistic director from 1994 to 2015, while also teaching mass communication from 2005 to 2011. Active in cultural organizations such as the Association for Black Artists in AsiaHis contributions have earned him prestigious awards such as the Garbo sa Bisaya Award and the Excellence Award in the Arts of Bacolod City in 2016.

Manny’s artistic endeavors have also achieved worldwide acclaim and have been featured in exhibitions and festivals around the world, including The ocean after nature And Synchronization, memory: video space and video image. In addition to his artistic pursuits, he has played a crucial role in film projects, as a director, producer and cinematographer, in addition to conducting workshops, seminars and conferences on film production, curatorial practices and arts management.

Meanwhile, the multi-talented one Jay Abello will teach in the Cinematography class. The class is scheduled Monday through Friday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

With a bachelor’s degree in film and audiovisual communication from the University of the Philippines and a distinguished career in Philippine cinema, Jay brings a depth of knowledge and creativity to the Bacollywood Summer Workshops. He is currently lighting director of GMA Network‘S Asawa Ng Asawa Ko. He previously held the same role I left my heart in Sorsogon in 2021 and Ika-Anim-na-Utos from 2016 to 2018.

Jay directed Flotsam in 2015 and served as cinematographer for Herring Tondo in 2014, a Cinemalaya finalist directed by Carlitos Sigeon-Reyna. He also worked as Director of Photography for A moment in time in 2012 and Appearance in the same year, both under different directors. He also has experience with documentary films and fulfills the role of Director of Photography Puurza And Kano: the American and his haremamong other things.

In addition to technical courses, the workshops also offer acting courses for different age groups and skill levels. As Bacollywood prepares for another exciting summer, participants can look forward to a hands-on journey of learning, creativity and collaboration – guided by the expertise and passion of instructors like Manny and Jay.

Those interested in registering for the Bacollywood Summer Workshops 2024 can visit the official Facebook page or contact 09564084504.