About Us

Festival Committee


Marie Grace Dimaranan

Festival Director


Manrique Orellana

Program Director


Marlyn Montano

Ways and Means Director

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Rene Misa

Technical Director

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Micah Ronquillo

Festival/Admin Coordinator


Raul Boncan, Jr.

Creative Head

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Patrick Astilla

Poster Designer

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Jan Yolec Homecillo

Poster Designer

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Nino Jose Seriosa

Graphic Designer


Joey Villete

Event Manager

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Ellen Estrada

Teaser Editor

Jeremy Reyes

Video Editor

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Jazzinette Aguilar

Graphic Designer

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Terrence Balderama

Graphic Designer

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John Paul Valerio

Graphic Designer


Board of Directors


Juan Miguel Del Rosario

President - Toon City


Marlyn Montano

Vice President - TeamApp, Inc.


Nestor Palabrica

Treasurer - TOEI Animation Philippines, Inc.


Manrique Orellana, Jr.

Corporate Secretary - Mowelfund Film Institute


Marla Rausch

Board Member - Animation Vertigo


Weena Espardinez

Board Member - iAcademy

Marie Grace Dimaranan

Board Member - Top Peg Animation and Creative Studios

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Geraldine Yumul

Board Member - ASI Animation Studio


Omar Aguilar

Board Member - Ateneo de Naga University

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Rodany Merida

Board Member - University of the East-Manila

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Daniel Enriquez

Board Member - Dela Salle - College of St. Benilde


Animahenasyon is an annual Filipino Animation festival that features the different animation works of both aspiring and professional animators in the country through a competition.

Also part of the festival is the animation conference, workshops, and exhibit on the life and works of the lifetime achievement awardee.

Animahenasyon serves as a venue for Filipino animators to present their world-class ideas, to open doors of opportunities,  and a chance for the, to meet and be inspired by the finest names in the industry.

Animahenasyon is the Filipino equivalent of ANIMAGINATION, as a result of combining the words “animation” and“imagination” (imahenasyon).  It is also about the image (imahe) that we want to portray as a nation (nasyon) of animators to the world. But Animahenasyon is more than just a showcase of what the Filipino animators can do.




An industry forum about the growth prospects, trends, and opportunities in the animation industry will also be part of Animahenasyon 2016. The forum targets to invite industry leaders and players of the animation industry. 



The festival also boasts of its exhibit area where ACPI member studios and partner companies showcase their services to investors. 



All pre-selected entries for the animation contest and existing original works of the association’s members are programmed for daily screenings from November 11, 2017 at Samsung Hall, SM Aura and November 17-19, 2017 at Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) and Tanghalang Manuel Conde Theater (Dream Theater). Also, selected animated works from around the world will be shown through partnerships with the different embassies and cultural agencies.