Production Team

At the heart of Lumina’s successful endeavors is a reliable and meticulous team who has driven every sequence, step to absolute perfection.

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EMIR DELOS SANTOS
THE COMMAND POST MASTER
EMIR DELOS SANTOS
Production Administrator

Emir's function in merging the smooth flow of activities for the different department is vital to the company.

BERNARD MAYBITUIN
THE MASTER BEHIND THE SCENE
BERNARD MAYBITUIN
Stage Director

Direk Bernard holds pageants and shows sacred that he can passionately and meticulously transform them into a world-class spectacle under his command.

MIKEL MENDOZA
THE STAGE AUTEUR
MIKEL MENDOZA
Assistant Director/Floor Director

Young and promising. Mike takes control of staging procedures. He is a stickler for details because he holds the stage sacred. He may be a protégé but he is ripe enough to be pro.

BENJIE ALESNA
THE DESIGN MASTER
BENJIE ALESNA
Production Designer

Benjie is a veteran in production design, creating set-ups that are truly breathtaking. He is also a favorite supplier among corporate clients and companies.

RAY ALDRIN VILLANUEVA
THE MIX MAESTRO
RAY ALDRIN VILLANUEVA
DJ/ Musical Spinner / Music Editor

Ray’s musical genius resonates from the young and the hip to classical ariahs. His knowledge of different genres blends with the on-stage routine ultimately brings the house down.

DEINIEL CUVIN
THE MOVER AND SHAKER
DEINIEL CUVIN
Head Choreographer

From stage blocking styles to dance movements, Deiniel's knowledge in artful body manipulation is the core of every performance.

THE VISUAL GROUP
GEL APLAL OF ROUGE STUDIO
THE ADROIT
GEL APLAL OF ROUGE STUDIO
Fashion Videographer

Gel himself is more of a storyteller than an event videographer. Sure, he sets up the cameras, edits and colors the videos himself, but he strives to be more than just a guy behind a camera.

KEVIN LOBREN
THE VIDEO VIRTUOSO
KEVIN LOBREN
Motion Graphic Artist

With a Mac FCP (or his editing program) as his palette, and the screen as his canvass, Kevin’s tech know-how have had audiences glued, if not magnetted to his works.

JENNEL LOPEZ
THE VISUAL HONCHO
JENNEL LOPEZ
Visual Editor

Jennel assembles recorded raw materials into a finished product that can really win hands down. This young blood can turn a blank screen to a feast that joys the eyes.

NIO INFANTE
THE SURREALIST
NIO INFANTE
Visual Spinner

Nio is primarily concerned with the aesthetic of Lumina’s shows. It’s what drives him to make visuals above and beyond.

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS
FILBERT KUNG
THE SHUTTER KING
FILBERT KUNG

Technical know-how and an eye for detail make Filbert as one of the most dependable and sought-after photographers in the industry.

MARK NETO DIAZ
THE SNAPSHOT IMPRESSARIO
MARK NETO DIAZ

Mark Neto’s visual expertise has enabled him to expand his portfolio from simple photoshoot to advertising and campaign materials.

ARTHUR TSELISHCHEV
THE PHOTO BUM
ARTHUR TSELISHCHEV

Arthur captures a certain mood in every frame. Each still conveys and expresses a singular mood or message.

MYK YCO
THE PHOTO CRACK
MYK YCO

Myk is in charge with determining the best ways to visually represent the clients’ identity through his photos. He masterfully develops design concepts that exceeds his market’s standards.

EVENT WRITERS
ARMA BACAR
THE LORD OF THE PROSE
ARMA BACAR

Arma's track record of writing for award-winning and high-rating television shows and high-impact events contributed immensely to Lumina's list of accolades.

GIGI MORALEDA
THE GIG WRITER
GIGI MORALEDA

Gigi's experience in broadcast, entertainment, business and politics enabled her to cover various fields and to pen works that are apt for the occasion and hit the target audience.

MARKETING AND PR
JANINE LIEZL CASTILLO
THE PR DIVA
JANINE LIEZL CASTILLO

More than integrating USPs' and 4P’s, Janine effectively merges marketing of events vis-avis with advertising and public relations component that are beneficial to the client.

STAGE MANAGERS
JULIUS UY
THE MOTHER HEN
JULIUS UY
Backstage

Julius can wield up blocking formulas and on-the-spot choreography to stage performers. Protective yet caring of her ward, he can effectively herd beauty pageant candidates like a mother hen.

JIM SANTOS
THE PACE-SETTER
JIM SANTOS
Stage Right

On his sleeve is an ensemble of multiple disciplines (TV, stage, corporate shows) from in the Philippines and abroad, Jim directs the hosts and the talents in an edifying manner.

MARY LOURDES MEMBREBE
THE TASKMISTRESS
MARY LOURDES MEMBREBE
Stage Left

Lourdes handles the crucial and often unpredictable station of the stage – the left wing. From commanding performers, cooling the nerves of VIPs and handling props, Lourdes definitely flies high in backstage performance.

AMBER PARAYNO
THE PODIUM BOSS
AMBER PARAYNO
Hosts

Clear, crisp communication is the basic tool for Amber who is passionate in putting up events, especially those that promote worthy causes and advocacy.

ASHLEY PALAGANAS
THE ASSET KEEPER
ASHLEY PALAGANAS
Presenters/ Awards

Ashley‘s interest in culture and travelling proves to be an asset as he conducts the management of his wing in grace and style.

REX TEODORO
THE MINISTER
REX TEODORO
Judges / Tabulation

Administering to one of the hardest jobs in staging pageants and competitions, Rex is an exemplary of 'grace under pressure'.

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHERS
LUCAS DAVID
THE AWESOME OZ
LUCAS DAVID

Lucas David is a young Australian photographer from Brisbane now based in Manila. Not content with modelling and banking on his good looks, he feels best with his work behind the camera and producing breathtaking images.

RAYMOND ORDOÑEZ
THE KEEN EYE
RAYMOND ORDOÑEZ

Raymond views photography as art, craft and even science. The fact that we all see it so differently, he also interprets it with an underlying ideas or themes of the season.

HAIR AND MAKE-UP TEAM
JIM RYAN ROS, RAYMOND GALANG, DAVE GRONA, ARCHIBALD TOLENTINO
THE STYLE SOLDIERS
JIM RYAN ROS,  RAYMOND GALANG,  DAVE GRONA,  ARCHIBALD TOLENTINO

Jim Ryan Ros and The Glam Team have perfected the art of styling after years of working in the fashion industry. Truly, they make people and life fashionably beautiful.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS
TAN TEODORO
THE SPEED RACER
TAN TEODORO

A biking enthusiast, he mustered athletic values that helped him to stay focus, achieve tasks fast and to be competitive in every effort.

HARVEY PARADO
THE TOUGH GUN
HARVEY PARADO

Harvey is an effective team player who can work effectively in a fast-pace, high-pressure environment.

VHON AGBAYANI
THE HARBINGER
VHON AGBAYANI

From delivering items to delivering messages, Vhon’s presence in the field is definitely a piece of good news.