Marie Jamora

She is the President and Executive Producer of Indie Pop Films, which aims to provide production and post production services for live-action and stop-motion films. An award-winning director, producer, editor, writer, and colorist, she has worked across various forms of media, from films both long and short, commercials, music videos, documentaries, and more.

Among her notable work as a TV director is the first season of Project Runway Philippines in 2008. Her first feature film, Ang Nawawala (What Isn’t There) made it as an official selection to multiple film festivals both locally and internationally. It ultimately won the Audience Award and Best Original Score (New Breed) in the 2012 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Her latest short film, Isobel (2015), won Honorable Mention for the Digital Bolex Competition at the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival.

Her most recent works include TV spots for Maybelline and Unilever, along with the stop-motion animation segments for the Lego Build Zone Season 4. She also worked as a co-editor for The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? (2015)

Watch her short films Isobel, Si Dexter Calliope at ang Ibong Adarna, and Quezon City below!

Flip the Record (2017)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
In this 1980s coming-of-age story set to pulsing hip-hop music, a Filipino-American teen discovers her identity through a budding talent for turntablism.

Cast
Courtney Bandeko
Michael Rosete
Jon Viktor Corpuz

Role
Writer | Director

Production House
IndiePop Films
Twice Told Films

Isobel (2014)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
She was a 4 year old actress, an 8 year old animator, and a 12 year old abstractionist painter. This young girl from Manila is just finding out who she really is.

Cast
Isobel Garceau
Jenny Jamora

Role
Director

Production House
Indie Pop Films

Awards
Sundance Film Festival 2015 Fearless Filmmaking Grand Prize – Honorable Mention

Ang Nawawala (2012)

Film type: FULL LENGTH

Synopsis
Gibson Bonifacio stopped speaking as a child. He is now twenty years old, returning to Manila from his studies abroad, his first visit home in three years. He finds his family trying to keep it together, his mother still hurting from a tragic loss in the past. In the backdrop of the vibrant local music scene, his childhood best friend reaches out to him, and he finds a chance at his first real romantic relationship. Amidst the holidays, Gibson reconsiders and redefines his relationships with his family, his friends, and with himself.

Cast
Dominic Roco
Dawn Zulueta
Felix Roco
Boboy Garovillo
Annicka Dolonius

Role
Writer | Director

Production House
Brainchild Studios

Awards
Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2012 Audience Award – New Breed, Balanghai Trophy Best Original Music Score – New Breed

Quezon City (2003)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
Set in modern day Philippines, Quezon City is an urban love story about a man struggling to keep his life in organized crime hidden from his unsuspecting wife.

Cast
Jeffrey Quizon
Julia Clarete
Cyrus Valdez

Role
Writer | Director

Production House
IndiePop Films

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