JURY

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Keith Deligero
Quark Henares
Carlo Ledesma
Antoinette Jadaone

 

Keith Deligero

Keith is a Cebuano filmmaker. He met Bill Murray at the Berlinale 2018. He is currently developing his first ever blockbuster tagalog hugot movie.

 

Quark Henares

Quark is a multi-awarded filmmaker known for having written and directed feature films such as My Candidate, Rakenrol and Keka. He also created the cult TV series Rakista for TV5 and has helmed music videos for everyone from Gary V. to Sandwich to Taken by Cars. When he isn't filming he's also a musician, columnist, DJ, entrepreneur and professor at the Ateneo de Manila University. He is currently the head of Globe Studios, the film and television arm of Globe Telecom.

 

Carlo Ledesma

Carlo is an award-winning filmmaker with a career that spans over fifteen years in film, radio, theatre, and television. Originally from the Philippines, he moved to Australia in 2004 to pursue a Masters degree in Film. In 2007, his short film THE HAIRCUT was awarded the Mini Movie Channel Award for Best Short Film at the Cannes Film Festival.

Carlo made his feature film debut in 2011 with Distracted Media’s THE TUNNEL which was distributed in Australia by Paramount Pictures and in North America through Blackrock Films.

Carlo is a screenwriter as well, with his most recent work being co-writer for the animated Filipino film SAVING SALLY. Carlo is now based in Manila and his other job is co-founder and director of the TVC production company MAKINA. A genre fan by heart, Carlo’s next movie project is the horror film SUNOD, produced by Ten17 Films and Globe Studios.

 

Antoinette Jadaone

Antoinette is an award-winning Filipina film writer and director. Her debut feature, Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay (2011) has traveled to several international film festivals.

She directed one of the highest grossing independent films in Philippine cinema history, the Palanca award-winning That Thing Called Tadhana (2014). She has then helmed romantic comedies and romantic dramas supported by the biggest studios in the Philippines.