We were told that we were going to be informed if we got into the graduates program of the University of the Philippines (UP) before December 1. December 1 was supposed to be the orientation for new students. I didn't get an email and so I thought I didn't get in. My view from my…Read more Graduate Studies — I’m starting in January!
In about two hours, I'm going to be closing up my unit for a few days as I head out for the beach. This is going to be my only beach trip for the year. For me, that's horrible. I used to go thrice a year with friends or family. For the past three years,…Read more beach bound
Last Saturday, Ida del Mundo and I held the first day of a 5-day workshop on screenwriting that we are giving 15 freshmen of the Digital Film Department in Benilde. They all applied and they are the ones that we had chosen after our screening of their works. I was super excited to be meeting…Read more freshmen
Just this morning, my colleague and the chairperson for the department, Joey Reyes, called me to talk about some important department activities we are setting up but also to tell me that he is judging another festival and he remarked that "there is a need for scriptwriters because people don't know how to write scripts."…Read more the need for Scriptwriters
It's back to school for me today. The third term at the College of St. Benilde begins today and it's been hot, I'm broke, I'm mentally exhausted, but I'm so happy to be back in class and teaching. I've got two classes of FILM4TV this term and I know I've got some of my old…Read more first day, third term
I woke up early today to go to a meeting for a new client. It's another freelance job. It's writing a concept and a script for a corporate anniversary video. The agency I'm working with is new but the client that we both have is an old one that I had worked for before. After…Read more something stable and constant
Today, I ended my last class for the second term. I taught nine units this term -- two classes of FILM4TV and one class of SCRIPT2 -- and I enjoyed every minute of it. When my students handed over their final work (for SCRIPT2) or after they had heard my comments over their pilots/trailers (for…Read more Second Term: Done