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Libay C. | Elance
 
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Libay C.

Efficient and reliable writer of many things
   Philippines
  |   Marikina City, Metro Manila
  |  8:54 pm Local Time

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Overview

Experienced feature writer/reviewer/columnist covering various aspects of the lifestyle and entertainment beats for newspapers and magazines. An award-winning literary writer of fiction and non-fiction. Seasoned film, TV and video scriptwriter. Knowledgeable writer of academic, non-profits and corporate set-ups.

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Dec 25, 2012|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

A feature article on the plight of incarcerated women in Australia. Published in Women...
A feature article about women playwrights. Published in a nationally-circulated...
A feature article on indigenous women supported by UNICEF programs.Published in an...
A restaurant review published in an English-language women's magazine.

Skills (10)

Tested
Lifestyle and entertainment feature writing / reviews
Content Writing
Cultural Journalism
Film & TV scriptwriting
Feature Writing
Online Writing
Travel writing
Film/literary criticism & review
Creative Writing
Grant Writing

Service Description

Writing experiences:
Reviews - films, restaurants, literature, and any other aspect of pop culture
Articles - short and long feature articles for magazines, webzines, newspapers
Blogs - formal or conversational tone of writing covering various topics
Essays - informal articles or formal criticism of various topics
Screenplays - for short/feature-length films, TV series, documentaries, drama
Ebook - ghostwriting services for ebook publishers
Textbook - chapters or modules for academic institutions
Copywriting - press releases, public relations materials, SEO
Speech writing - formal/informal tone for various speakers in different fields

Editing experiences:
Entertainment section editor of a nationally-circulated newspaper
Newsletter editor of an Asia-Pacific circulated publication by an intl-NGO
Editorial adviser of a nationally-circulated lifestyle and entertainment magazine
Co-editor of a cultural webzine

Translation experiences:
From Filipino to English - translating interviews for a Princeton University book
From English to Filipino - popularizing United Nations-level documents

Writing-Editing mentor:
I could conduct one-on-one tutorials/coaching to help writers fine-tune their material (from whatever kind of material identified above in my writing experiences sample). All kinds of writing accepted but my main area of expertise in coaching is on articles/essays/fiction (literary/creative writing) and film/TV scripts.







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Employment

University of the Philippines Film Institute
Assistant Professor
2005 - Present
I teach basic filmmaking courses and film criticism classes.
Manila Times newspaper
columnist, lifestyle-entertainment section writer
2008 - 2010
I had a weekly column about all aspects of writing and literature. I also contributed feature articles covering various lifestyle and entertainment stories.
GMA 7 news and public affairs division
scriptwriter of children's TV shows
2005 - 2010
I wrote the scripts for various Saturday morning children's educational television shows.

Education

University of the Philippines (Film Institute)
BA Film and Audiovisual Communication
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University of the Philippines (Arts and Letters)
MA English Studies major in Creative Writing
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