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University of the Philippines
Broadcast Comm
1. Tyler School of Art,Temple University
Master's

Education

University of the Philippines (Broadcast Comm)

1. Tyler School of Art,Temple University (Master's)

About Hercules

I have taught film to college students at the Georgia Film Institute (SCTC-GFA in Griffin, GA) and De La Salle University in the Philippines. Many of my students are film festival winners, and many of them landed jobs in the film and tv industry, with good careers with some making it as Director of Photography or TV producers. I have also taught young children to enjoy photography and film animation. In Georgia, our courses prepare students to work in the film industry.

I just came back from Atlanta, GA and now live in Leesburg, VA with family. I worked on special film projects and digital media at my own time.

Many of my students twenty years back are still contacting me and telling me about their success in their careers. Teaching is most gratifying when students tell you even years after graduation that they learned a lot from you.

There are two essential things you need to develop when you deal with art subjects like photography, video production and film. One is technical. You have to get the right technological training which you can take in a technical school. But the more important thing is to learn how to see and feel. It is like writing, you might know the ABCs but that doesn't make you a writer. Some say it is hereditary. What I know is it can be developed. It can start with appreciation. My film and photography students learn how to see by learning the properties of light for instance. While doing a film production, I could teach different techniques on camera work that makes it more effective in coming out with content. It becomes part of you because you learned what is essential - you learn to see and feel and therefore communicate. In art, passion is important because you cannot develop your love for art if you have not learned to be passionate.

Do get in touch with me so we can talk about what you want to accomplish. We have to establish goals, and mutually agree on it. Ultimately, I want your learning to matter so that you can use it to foster your career.
I have taught film to college students at the Georgia Film Institute (SCTC-GFA in Griffin, GA) and De La Salle University in the Philippines. Many of my students are film festival winners, and many of them landed jobs in the film and tv industry, with good careers with some making it as Director of Photography or TV producers. I have also taught Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Leesburg, VA 20176
Computer:
Video Production
Sports/Recreation:
Chess

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Chess

I have taught young players to be excellent in chess. I love chess myself, learned it when I was six years old. I taught my three children to play chess. They are all high level players, have good jobs as software engineers and top mechanic, and one is a FIDE master. We have travelled around the world to participate in tournaments. I founded and organized the Ashburn Chess Club and made it as the best training ground for chess in this part of the East Coast. We had students who are now masters and play in state championships, national tournaments and in the world youth championships. I even sent one of our top students to the Moscow Open. To make chess matter, a child should get the proper training at a young age. I have done that, and like to teach chess further.

Film

I have a Master in Fine Arts in film and television from Temple University, Philadelphia. I have taught college level in Southern Crescent Technical College-GFA (Georgia Film Institute) as a video/film production and post-production teacher. I also taught cinematography college level at De La Salle University. I have also taught video/film production and animation to young students. I deal with techniques as well as development of content to make a good production. I encourage students to love films and discover what they like, because it takes passion to excel in production.

Video Production

I am a graduate of Master in Fine Arts in film and television from Temple University, Philadelphia. I have taught college level in Southern Crescent Technical College-GFA (Georgia Film Institute) as a video/film production and post-production teacher. I also taught cinematography college level too at De La Salle University. I have also taught video/film production and animation to young students. I deal with techniques as well as development of content to make a good production. I encourage students to love video and discover what they like, because it takes passion to excel in production. I also teach cool techniques such as using iPhone or smartphone movies, and preserving quality to be good for theatrical presentations.

University of the Philippines
Broadcast Comm
1. Tyler School of Art,Temple University
Master's

Education

University of the Philippines (Broadcast Comm)

1. Tyler School of Art,Temple University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $80.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Hercules will travel within 25 miles of Leesburg, VA 20176.