ABOUT

Carlo Valenzona,  formerly works as an online media publisher for news channel (now CNN Philippines) previously Solar News Channel

Studied Associate in Arts and Multimedia Studies in University of the Philippines Open University until 2003 and currently in Busan Asian Film School taking up the program for Asian Producers: International Film Business Academy. He started in the industry as an assistant line producer to the late Larry Castillo who was Brillante Mendoza’s producer.

He also started on producing short films IMAGO (Cannes 2016) and JUDGEMENT (Cannes 2017) both directed by Mendoza’s protege Raymund Ribay Gutierrez, both competed for Cannes shorts main competition.

Since then he steps up as a producer of the films; UNDERGROUND (San Sebastian 2017), ALPHA, THE RIGHT TO KILL (Grand Jury Prize in San Sebastian 2018) and the Netflix series AMO (2018).

His latest works  as a producer includes the film VERDICT by Gutierrez in competition to Venice orrizonti and Toronto contemporary.

Took up the Found story filmmaking workshop under renowned screenwriter Armando ‘Bing’ Lao, who is also Mendoza and Gutierrez’ mentor.

He is currently working on Brillante Mendoza’s latest projects: MINDANAO, BANGSA RESBAK, all in the works.

He previously attended Cairo IFF, Busan AFM, TIFF Japan, HAF Forum and Cannes Producers’ Network.

For inquiries email film@carlovalenzona.com

We dedicate this film to all the Filipinos in the world.

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY

VERDICT – Feature (Venice Orrizonti 2019)
ALPHA, THE RIGHT TO KILL – Feature (San Sebastian Jury Prize 2018) AMO – Netflix Series (2018)

LAKBAYAN – Filipino Omnibus Feature (Busan 2018)
UNDERGROUND – Feature (San Sebastian New Directors 2017)
ART THROUGH OUR EYES – Southeast Asian Omnibus (Singapore 2016)

MA’ROSA – Feature (Cannes Best Actress 2016)
TAKLUB – Feature (Cannes Ecumenical Jury Prize 2015)

Has a great scope of work for the following projects since it’s year one.

BRILLANTE MENDOZA PRESENTS (television series)

BRILLANTE MENDOZA FILM WORKSHOP

BRILLANTE MENDOZA FILM FOUNDATION

BRILLANTE MENDOZA FILM FESTIVAL

SINAG MAYNILA FILM FESTIVAL

Watch AMO on NETFLIX, the first filipino series to land in the platform.

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2 thoughts on “ABOUT

  1. Hello, Mr. Valenzona!

    I am Jason, a first year Broadcasting student of Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Manila, and currently, the director of this year’s Broadfest; a yearly event which showcases Television Drama Pilots made by the Fourth Year Broadcasting students, which will also be pitched to judges.

    We would like to invite you as one of our judges on the said event on the 30th day of March. May I ask for your email address so I can send you a formal letter and other details regarding the event? ?

    Thank you very much! Hoping you could join us!

    1. Dear Jason Kyle, it is my honor to be a judge to your school fest, but I am currently in Busan studying producing until October. I wish your event the best and hope to meet you soon.

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