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Judges

Nachi Ugarte

Nachi Ugarte

Creative Director and one of the founders of GRID Magazine. Before starting GRID, Nachi worked abroad in Advertising agencies in San Francisco, California and Barcelona Spain. During this time, Nachi worked with some of the top international photographers in creating award winning works for various multi-national clients. Since moving back to the Philippines, Nachi has been able to see the Philippines through the eyes of the country’s top photographers and writers.

Jacob Maentz

An American documentary photographer based in the Philippines. He is passionate about documenting issues related to the human condition, culture, and humanity’s interactions with the natural world. He is currently working on a long term project (Project Katutubong Pilipino), creating compelling and comprehensive photo documentaries about the different indigenous groups throughout the Philippine archipelago. His photographs have been published world-wide including; Discovery Channel Magazine, National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Asian Geographic, Lonely Planet, The Telegraph, and The Guardian and a lot more.

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Jacob Maentz airasia

Jacob Maentz

An American documentary photographer based in the Philippines. He is passionate about documenting issues related to the human condition, culture, and humanity’s interactions with the natural world. He is currently working on a long term project (Project Katutubong Pilipino), creating compelling and comprehensive photo documentaries about the different indigenous groups throughout the Philippine archipelago. His photographs have been published world-wide including; Discovery Channel Magazine, National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Asian Geographic, Lonely Planet, The Telegraph, and The Guardian and a lot more.

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Wawi Navarroza

An artist/photographer from Manila, Philippines. She graduated from De La Salle University, Manila and attended continuing education at the International Center of Photography, New York. In 2012, Navarroza completed her scholarship, European Master of FineArt Photography at the Istituto Europeo di Design, Madrid. She has received a number of awards such as the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship Grant in New York, Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Thirteen Artists Awards, Lumi Photographic Art Awards Helsinki, and was a finalist for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize and Singapore Museum Signature Art Prize.

Rudy Khaw

AirAsia Group Branding Head. Since joining in 2007, Rudy has been a core member of the team that has built the AirAsia brand from a small Malaysian airline into the globally recognized brand we are today. With Rudy’s passion and drive, AirAsia has been named the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier for eight consecutive years.

Rudy Khaw airasia
Rudy Khaw airasia

Rudy Khaw

AirAsia Group Branding Head. Since joining in 2007, Rudy has been a core member of the team that has built the AirAsia brand from a small Malaysian airline into the globally recognized brand we are today. With Rudy’s passion and drive, AirAsia has been named the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier for eight consecutive years.

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Tracy A. Abad

Tv Host/ Events Host /Radio DJ (Mellow94.7) Undeniably one of Metro Manila’s most recognizable faces, Tracy Abad goes beyond her good looks and has quite a list of accomplishments tucked under her belt. Apart from brightening up a listener’s afternoon as a radio DJ with her infectious laughter and quick wit, she is also an in-demand host, model and product endorser.

Dubbed “Radio’s Sweetheart”, Tracy has been a staple in the local entertainment industry spring boarding from her stints as a DJ with 3 of Metro Manila’s top FM radio stations. From there, she’s landed several TV hosting jobs with her taking the lead in shows such as MallDiva, BasketBall Crazy and as a UAAP court side reporter for the University of the East. She is also marketing savvy – having conceptualized events and campaigns for the radio stations she worked at.