Mark Meily

Active - 2003 - 2012  |   Born - Aug 18, 1967 in Manila, Philippines  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • 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.