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Carlo Francisco Manatad

Carlo Francisco Manatad


Scriptwriter, Film Director


FeatureLab 360 Participant 2017


Carlo Francisco Manatad is a Filipino film director and editor based in Manila. His films have been screened at international film festivals such as Locarno, Clermont Ferrand, Upssala,Winterthur and Busan to name a few. One of the most prolific editors in the Philippines today, he has collaborated with numerous filmmakers for independent and mainstream film projects; bagging awards in local and international fests. Manatad is also an alumnus of the Asian Film Academy, the Berlinale Talent Campus, and the Docnet Campus Project. He is currently working on his first feature film, "A Wrong Season" (Diri Maupay na Panahon)—about the devastation of his hometown by a supertyphoon.