THEO VON ASNMUTH
Theo von Asmuth is a freelance TVC / Film Director born in the Philippines. Theo von Asmuth moved to Berlin, Germany at the age of eight. The new life in Germany was a challenge at first, but Theo von Asmuth soon coped with heavy traffic, the German language and an unknown surrounding with many new people. Moving to Germany and experiencing two different cultures influenced Theo von Asmuth’s character and thinking to date. With a lot of experience both in directing and in cinematography, he decided to focus more on directing.
Based in MNL.
Jonathan Jose Zamora Olarte is an independent filmmaker, human rights activist, and installation artist based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His films have been screened in In Signes Nuit, Film Festival in Paris France, His work has also been screened for the Interfilm festival in Berlin, Germany. Recently his work was screened in the 31st Gawad Alternatibo Experimental Film Festival, the longest-running experimental film festival in Asia. He actively exhibits works in art galleries and institutions around the metro.
J.A. Tadena is a director, photographer, and cinematographer who has been working in the industry for almost two decades. J.A.’s talent and hard work have led him to work with the biggest brands and local celebrities in the industry. Well known for his lighting and photography skills, his body of work also includes numerous print ads, magazines, and portraits of recognized personalities. Apart from his commercial work, he also loves working on creative and passion projects in which he is able to showcase and express a more distinct style of his work.
Dominic Bekaert is a young Filipino-Belgian director who lives and works in Manila. He was previously based in Paris, France where he studied cinema at ESEC (Ecole Supérieure d’études Cinématographiques) and graduated with a Masters Degree at the French National Audiovisual Institute. While living in France, he directed short films, ads, music videos, and documentaries, and worked as a second assistant director on big-budget commercials and a feature film.