Dale is a freelance TV, film, and events director with more than 15 years of experience in the production of audio-visual projects for television (ABS-CBN, GMA, TV5), film outfits (Star Cinema, Regal Films), ad agencies, government institutions, and private corporations. He has received various recognition for his directing, photography, and writing projects.
At the 2008 Cinemalaya, his film made it to the semifinals. He won first place in a short film competition and second prize in a photography contest during his student days at the UP Film Institute. A TV news program he directed was nominated Best News and Information Program at the 2013 Social TV Awards in the USA. One of his music videos was nominated Best Indie Video of the Year at the 2005 MTV Pilipinas Awards and was hailed as one of the 50 Greatest Pinoy Music Videos by FHM Philippines.
Aside from the UP Film Institute, he had further training at the Mowelfund Film Institute, International Institute for Film and Arts, Reality Film Lab, Associated Press TV, Bloomberg TV, GMA Network, and Philippine Center for Creative Imaging. He also has more than 10 years of teaching experience in a number of universities and colleges.