SineMaestra: Women’s Masterclasses for the Philippine Cinema Centennial

| Written by UP Media and Public Relations Office

Dip into all aspects of filmmaking in front of and behind the camera, from planning, to shooting, to promoting films. Enroll in our 4 masterclasses! In celebration of Women’s Month, UP Film Institute brings you SineMaestra: Women’s Masterclasses for the Philippine Cinema Centennial. Open to the public!

Monster Jimenez (Producing / March 9)

Monster Jimenez is a screenwriter, director, producer, and editor best known for her work on Big Time (2005), Kano: An American and His Harem (2010), Apocalypse Child (2015) and Respeto (2017).

Sue Prado (Acting / March 16)

Sue Prado is an actress best known for her performances in Philippine New Wave films such as Oro (2016), Barber’s Tales (2013) and Himpapawid (2009). Her filmography also includes The Boat within the Two Rivers (2012), Thelma (2011), Patikul (2011), Layang Bilanggo (2010), and Ganap na Babae (2010).

Antoinette Jadaone (Screenwriting / March 23)

Antoinette Jadaone is a director and writer known for Alone/Together (2019), Never Not Love You (2018), Love You to the Stars and Back (2017), The Achy Breaky Hearts (2016), You’re My Boss (2015), All You Need is Pag-ibig (2015), That Thing Called Tadhana (2014), Relaks, It’s Just Pag-ibig (co-directed by Irene Emma Villamor, 2014) and Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay (2011).

Shireen Seno (Directing / March 30)

Shireen Seno is an artist, curator and filmmaker whose debut film Big Boy (2012) was screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam and won the prize for Best First Film at the Festival de Cine Lima Independiente in 2013. Nervous Translation is her second feature which won the NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018.

All Masterclasses will be held at the UPFI Film Studio, Media Center bldg. Ylanan Ave. UP Diliman from 1-5PM. Fee for all four Masterclasses is Php 2000.

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