Borlasa, Jeneth

Assistant Professor

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Jeneth Borlasa is an Assistant Professor at the University of the Philippines Cebu, where she teaches Communication Theory, Broadcast, and Research subjects. She is a producer and writer for Above the Line Productions. She has worked on several award-winning films such as Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria (2010) and My Paranormal Romance (2011) as producer, Confessional (2007) as associate producer, and also co-produced the documentary Eskrimadors (2010). She also co-wrote  the journal article “Alternative Modes of Distribution and Exhibition: Cebuano Cinema from the Perspective of Cebuano Filmmakers” (Plaridel, 2020).  She is also a published creative writer and is the current chair of the Women in Literary Arts Cebu, the longest-running women writers organization in the country. Her research interests include crisis communication, the postcolonial body in literature and cinema, and Asian popular cinema. She acquired her MA in Literature from the University of San Carlos Cebu.


Published/Creative Works

  • Coming Home. WILA Femi.nest. 2015. Poetry   
  • Bisan Karun Lang. WILA Femi.nest 2015. Poetry   
  • Ang Sinugdanan sa Poro. Bisdak Magasin. 2014. Non-fiction. 
  • Mga Simbahan sa Pilar. Bisdak Magasin. 2014. Non-fiction.
  • The History of Pilar. Cebu Province History Book Project. 2015. Book.
  • Utan Bisaya. WILA Babayeng Sugid. 2010. Short Story


  • Women in Literary Arts
  • Motion Picture Academy of Cebu


  • My Paranormal Romance                
    • Best Editing, Best Production Design, and Special Citation for Directing  
    • Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival 2011
    • Full-Length Film, Producer   
  • Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria (The Dream of Eleuteria)        
    • Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Musical Score 
    • GawadUrian Awards 2011 
    • Special Jury Prize at Jeonju International Film Festival 2011
    • Best Film, Southeast Asian Category, Cinemanila 2011
    •  Special Jury Prize and Best Musical Score
    • Cinema One Originals 2010.
    • Full-Length Film, Producer
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