Jag Garcia began professional media work during his sophomore year in college and has since spent 30 years in various fields of the media industry. Has been teaching with the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde for 20 years where he was, among other things, the Founder and former Chairperson of the Digital Filmmaking Program.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts, is a candidate for a Master’s Degree in Communication Major in Applied Media Studies from De La Salle University, and he’s a recipient of the Senior Artist for Asia Fellowship at the University of New South Wales in Sydney where he earned a Masters in Cross Disciplinary Art & Design.
He is the former Vice Head of the National Committee on Cinema of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and since 2011 has been collaborating with the NCCA and the Department of Education towards the development of TESDA Training Regulations in Video and Film Production, and Curriculum Guides for the Special Program for the Arts and Senior High School Arts and Design Track.
Jag Garcia is the author of The Media Kit: A Frame by Frame Guide to Visual Production, a contributor to The Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, a developer of DepEd and TESDA curricula for Media Arts, a teacher and corporate trainer, and an avid underwater photographer.
I, Labyrinth is his first animated film.