Asia Pacific Film Institute
|Asia Pacific Film Institute (APFi)|
|Type||Private film school|
|Location||185 EDSA, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines|
It is the first independently-ran and self-supporting film school in the country. It offers full educational services and training facilities in classic and modern film making with neither funding nor alliance from any college, university, agency or film association.
The film school offers comprehensive filmmaking programs and short training courses in allied fields.
1 Year Diploma Program Motion Picture Production
First Term: 1) Directing 101 2) Scriptwriting 101 3) Cinematography 101 4) Production Design 5) Production Management 6) Editing 101
Second Term: 1) Directing 201 2) Scriptwriting 201 3) Cinematography 201 4) EDITING 201
Third Term: 1) Thesis - Individual a 15–20 minutes short film - 35mm or HD Camera 2) Visual Effects 3) Sound
WORKSHOPS are under UFO WORKSHOPS for people who don't have time for a One year comprehensive Film making Program.
Celso Ad Castillo Resident Director Directing/Scriptwriting
Reginald Vinluan Visual Effects
Manny Morfe Professor Production Design
Boy Vinarao Professor Directing/Editing(Linear)
Robert Quebral Professor Cinematography 35mm
Nap Jamir Professor Cinematography
Jade Castro Professor Scriptwriting/Directing
Raymond Lee ScriptWriting
Emman Dela Cruz Directing
Edber Mamisao Directing
JD Domingo Editing
Mads Adrias Production Management
The institute draws its faculty from experienced professionals in the film industry.
No. 239 G/F & 2/F Corporate House Building 239 Santolan Rd. Cor Benitez St., Bonny Serrano Avenue, Quezon City
- Press release, Asia Pacific Film Institute, 2006. APFi/UFO WORKSHOPS also have film screenings called UFO sightings "CINEMA KNIGHTS" every last Saturday of every month, this is open to all filmmakers.
- Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Philippines. Last accessed June 2007.
- Official Website, Asia Pacific Film Institute Last accessed June 2007.