Ed Lejano

Ed is a faculty at the UP Film Institute where he served as Director until 2012. He was also the former Program Director for Film at the IAFT/Bigfoot in Cebu from 2007–08.

He finished his M.A. Broadcast Communication from UP Diliman (2004) and a Certificate in Film Production from New York University (1996).

His third feature film (as writer/director), QWERTY, garnered the Grand Jury Prize in the 2012 Sineng Pambansa of FDCP.

As a resource person for filmmaking, he has conducted screenwriting lectures and workshops at Star Cinema/ABS-CBN, UP Film Institute, Bacolod Arts Council, Mint College, Adamson University and DLSU College of St. Benilde.

Ed’s other current designations include: Executive Director, Quezon City Film Development Commission (2012–present) and Vice Chair for Training & Development, CILECT - Asia Pacific (International Association of Film and Television Schools).