is an award-winning music video director from the Philippines, who has also been a drummer for her bands Boldstar and Blast Ople for more than a decade. Since 2001, she has directed 45 music videos for multi-awarded Filipino musicians, which have had over 30 nominations and 8 wins from the MTV Pilipinas Awards, NU107 Rock Awards, Awit Awards, and the MYX Music Awards. In 2005, she received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film from Columbia University, NYC.
As a Director, her undergraduate short film adaptation of a Roald Dahl short story, PATA ‘YAN/PATAYAN (A POUND OF FLESH/THE KILLING), won Best Narrative Short at the Ateneo Video Open. Her Columbia experimental short film, DIRTY LAUNDRY, was in exhibition at the Cinemanila International Film Festival. Her 2004 Columbia short film, QUEZON CITY, about a man who keeps his life in street syndicates hidden from his unsuspecting wife, was in competition at the Cinemanila International Film Festival, the University of the Philippines Cineastes INDEO Short Film Festival (winning Best Actor), and was in exhibition for IFP West’s Buzz Cuts in NYC and the Women In Film Festival in Singapore. In 2007, she produced Ming Kai Leung’s thesis short film, THREE BOYS, and in 2008, she challenged herself by directing the first season of PROJECT RUNWAY PHILIPPINES, building the show from the ground up. The show got nominated for Best Adaptation of an Existing Format at the 14th Asian Television Awards. She is currently an in-house director at Gung Ho Films, and has been a film teacher at the Ateneo de Manila University for the past five years. WHAT ISN’T THERE is Jamora’s debut feature film, which won grants from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. In the 8th Cinemalaya Film Festival last July 2012, it won the Audience Choice Award, as well as Best Original Score in the New Breed Category.