CV – Adrian D. Mendizabal

I am currently a full-time student of MA Media Studies (Film) [2014 – present] at UP Film Institute, UP Diliman and presently affiliated with Cinema and Moving Image Research Assembly (CAMIRA) as the country delegate for the Philippines. I am also part of the blog editorial board of the organization. I have worked as a freelance technical writer for more than two years [2012 to present] and has been involved in several NGO-related projects as project coordinator or technical staff.

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Education

M.A. Media Studies (Film), College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines – Diliman (2014-present)

B.S. Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines – Diliman (2006-2011)

Professional Experience

Writer/AVP Editor, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Information and Fisherfolk Coordination Unit. Manila, Philippines. (Aug 2016-present.

Technical Writer, DILG-Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) Survey – Metro Manila.  Department of Interior and Local Government: Manila, Philippines. (Apr-May 2015)

Field Data Enumerator & Operations Head, PROJECT HUSTISYA. Berkman International, Inc.: San Juan, Metro Manila. (May to Aug 2014)

Technical Writer, a certain DOE Project. Philippine Information Agency: Quezon City. (Mar to Aug 2014)

Technical Writer, a technical blog. FEECO International, Inc. (Mar to April 2014)

Technical Assistant, various projects w/ EMB-DENR. Innogy Solutions, Inc. (Feb to Dec 2013)

Licensed Chemical Engineer, Professional Regulation Committee. (April 2012 – present)

Editorial Experience

Blog Editor, Cinema and Moving Image Research Assembly (CAMIRA) Blog – ‘CAMeRa‘. (2014-present)

Editor-in-Chief, Indiocine: A Journal on Philippine Cinema. (Aug – Dec 2011)

Contributing Film Reviewer, Next Projection. (June – Dec 2011)

Essays and Articles

“What is a Scar?: A Spectral Study.” NANG 2 (2017 – upcoming): 20-28. Print.

“Lav Diaz and Time: Emergence of the Open Image.” Kino Punch 3 (2015): 30–35. Print. [HTML] [PDF]

“The Nonface in Class Picture.” Kino Punch 3 (2015): 10–13. Print. [HTML] [PDF]

“The Monstrosity of Ars Colonia.” La Furia Umana (Paper Issue) 8 (2015): 90–96. Print. [PDF]

Time and Cinema.” New Durian Cinema 1.1 (2014): 21–30. Print. [PDF,edited]

New Sites of Resistance in Art Slave (2014).transit: an online journal. N.p., 2014. Web. [HTML] [PDF]

Raya Martin and His Visions of Postcolonial Realities.MUBI Notebook. N.p., 2012. Web. [HTML] [PDF]

“Without a Face, Without a Name.” Sinekultura 6 (2014): 45–49. Print. [HTML] [PDF]

Conferences, Panels and Talks

“The Epistemology of the Open.” The 2016 UP CMC Graduate Student Conference on Communication and Media Studies. Quezon City: University of the Philppines – Diliman, forthcoming – April 2016.

“Lav Diaz’s Open Image as a War Machine: The Gift of Nomadic Time in the Digital Era.” Digital Divide: Departures, Ruptures, & Futures. Quezon City: University of the Philippines – Diliman, June 2015.

“Lav Diaz and Time: A Cartographic Sketch of Critical Possibilities.” Graduate Research Colloquium. Quezon City: University of the Philippines – Diliman, Mar 2015.

Panel Moderator. Intellectuals, the Public Arena, and the Nation. Quezon City: University of the Philippines – Diliman, Sept 2014.

Speaker. Amalgam: Unauthorized Introduction to Contemporary Visual Surplus. Quezon City: Discussion LabSept 2014.

Radio guest. Tinig Kabataan. Santolan, Quezon City: DWDD (1134 kHz Metro Manila, “Ka-Tropa Radio”). July 2014.

Working Papers

The Constitution of Time in Lav Diaz’s Cinema. Quezon City: N.p., 2015. Web.

Three Opening Scenes of Lav Diaz. Quezon City: N.p., 2014. Web.

Lav Diaz: A Critique of Time. Quezon City: N.p., 2014. Web.

Jury Duties

Nov 2015 — Jury Member, Asian Cinema Section, SalaMindanaw Asian (International) Film Festival 2015, General Santos and Cotabato Cities, Philippines.

Nov 2015 — Jury Member, Asian Shorts, Binisaya Film Festival 2015. Cebu, Philippines.

Oct 2014 — Jury Member, Asian Shorts, Binisaya Film Festival 2014. Cebu, Philippines.

Oct 2012 — Judge, UPFI Black Beret Awards 2012. Quezon City: University of the Philippines – Diliman.

Dec 2011 — Judge, UP CINEMA: Piling Obrang Video 8. Quezon City: University of the Philippines – Diliman.

Oct 2011 — Judge, PUP Film Aficionados Circle: “SSHH…” Silent Short Film Festival 2011. Sta Mesa: Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Organizational Linkages

Philippine Delegate. Cinema and Moving Image Research Assembly (CAMIRA), 2014- present.

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last update: March 28, 2017

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