Mark Meily

  • Birth Name: Edward Mark Afable Meily
  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Director
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Fast Facts

  • Directed TV commercials for 12 years before entering show business.
  • His film, Crying Ladies (2003), was Philippines' official entry at the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
  • Has won Best Director awards at the Metro Manila Film Festival for Crying Ladies (2003) and Baler (2008).
  • His film, El Presidente (2012), based on the life of the first president of the Philippines, won seven awards at the Metro Manila Film Festival.
  • Teaches filmmaking at the De La Salle University, Asia-Pacific Film Institute and Marilou Diaz-Abaya Film Institute in Manila.

Relationships

  • Dominic Meily — Brother

College

  • University of the Philippines, Philippines; École supérieure d'études cinématographiques, Paris, France

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Details

  • Birth Name: Edward Mark Afable Meily
  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Director