Before she moved to the USA in 2005, Josephine Atienza had a concurrent career in film archiving and movie/TV production in the Philippines. A film archiving pioneer trained in Germany and Australia, she is a founding member and past president of the Society of Film Archivists (SOFIA). In 1994, she helped set up the ABS-CBN Film Archive and was its consultant until she left the country in 2005. At the same period of time, she was active in movie production as assistant director/production manager/assistant producer, doing films for Regal Films and Star Cinema. Included in her filmography are Olivia Lamasan’s Sana Maulit Muli, Jose Javier Reyes’ Pare Ko and Nag-Iisang Bituin, and Chito Rono’s Curacha, among others. A director and writer herself, she started her production career right after graduating with a Broadcast Communication degree at the UP College of Mass Communication by directing and producing live action feature and animation for Batibot. One of her animated shorts, “Nguyamyam,” was acquired by United Nations Development Programme and won top prizes in New York, Colombia and Japan. Now living in Burbank, she has reinvented herself working on digital media, handling video operations for Disney Interactive since 2008.