All Posts by EJ Mijares

About the Author

A graduate of the UP Film Institute, EJ has directed award winning documentary films tackling issues of environment and society. He has further studied advanced documentary filmmaking under German, French and Dutch filmmakers in various workshops and specialized courses organized by Goethe Institute-Manila and Goethe Institut-Hanoi. EJ also directs commercials, advertisements and corporate image films. EJ has filmed hundreds of weddings when he became an owner of a wedding film studio in 2010-2012. This was when he dreamed of a Videography School that offers special courses for budding artists.

Oct 06

How to capture “magic moments”

By EJ Mijares | Uncategorized

Last June of this year, we gave a workshop at the 22nd Graphic Expo called “Wedding Videography 101”. Apart from the basics of wedding videography, we also discussed a technique often taken for granted: how to capture the magic in candid shots. CLICK HERE to watch a video snippet from the workshop. If you want […]

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Oct 06

TRAVEL + VIDEOGRAPHY + ADVENTURE

By EJ Mijares | Uncategorized

I was hired as a DOP (director of photography) for a Singaporean TV documentary. We stayed in Kalinga to film Apo Whang Od’s work as the oldest traditional tattoo artist along with the other elderly Kalinga and their culture. It’s a 1-hour docu which was scheduled to be filmed in a span of nine days. […]

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Oct 06

What’s In Your Bag?

By EJ Mijares | Uncategorized

I had a week-long documentary shoot in Mindanao. Because many people are asking about the gears that I use, I decided to reveal to you guys the content of my bags. In this 10-minute video, you will witness me unpack my bags and hear about my thoughts on the gears that I commonly use. For this […]

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