IMEE R. MARCOS Popular

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Provincial Capitol, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, 2nd Termer, Nacionalista Party, Female
Telephone
(077) 772-1211; 770-3966
Fax
(077) 772-1772; 770-3966
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MISS IMEE MARCOS


Maria Imelda Josefa Romualdez Marcos or Imee Marcos is currently the Provincial Governor of Ilocos Norte. Before this, she served three terms as representative of the 2nd district of Ilocos Norte from 1998-2007. She is the eldest child of the late President Ferdinand Marcos and former First Lady now Congresswoman Imelda Marcos and the sister of Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos, Jr. and Irene Marcos-Araneta.

As a young girl, Imee Marcos attended Poveda Learning Center, then Assumption Convent and later the International School, where she was always on top of her class. She continued her schooling in London where she attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts Acting and Playwriting. She took up acting at the Royal Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in London UK. She also went to the Convent of the Holy Child of Jesus. Marcos completed her secondary education at Santa Catalina School in Monterey California where she graduated Valedictorian. She earned her BA in religion and Politics in New Jersey USA. She got her Bachelor of Laws from UP College of Law where she finished cum laude. Then she earned her MA in Management and Business Administration from Asian Institute of Management. She did graduate studies in Anthropology, Sociology, Literature, Arts, History, and Theater at Princeton University and UP. Apart from her being conversant in several languages, she also studied French and Dialectical Arabic Language. She also took up screenplay writing, children’s literature, painting and art, and interior design at the National University of Singapore.

Prior to politics, she was producer of Filipino children shows Kulit Bulilit and Kaluskos Musmos where Batibot originated. She was Director General of Experimental Cinema of the Philippines which produced movies like Oro, Plata, Mata, Misteryo sa Tuwa, Soltero, and Himala. She co-produced with Marilou Diaz-Abaya the movie Brutal, with Peque Gallaga, Scorpio Nights, and with Tikoy Aguiluz, The Boatman. She also produced and wrote animation featuring Nonoy Marcelo’s Da Real Makoy and Lam-ang, among others.

She started in politics as Chairperson of the Kabataang Barangay

She also held the following positions:

• Counsel at the Center for Legal Aid UP College of Law
• Consultant for corporate taxation for several corporations
• Columnist of Manila Bulletin
• Publisher of Filipino Film Review
• Special consultant to the Chairmen of the Board of ABS-CBN, RPN 9, and IBC 13
• Consultant to the Minister of the National Media Production Center
• President/Executive Producer of Renegade Filmmakers
• Producer of Metro Magazine
• Consultant/Writer of the Children’s Television Workshop for Asia and New York

In 2007, she established Creative Media and Film Society of the Philippines (CREAM) which evolved into a production company specializing in animation, game, and film production which she now heads as President

She is a mother to three youn
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