The 24th Graphics & Publishing Seminar 2018

Date: November 15 - 16, 2018
Location: AIM Conference Center, Makati City, PH

The 24th Graphics & Publishing Seminar 2018

Learn from the Masters. Learn from the Pros.

The seminar aims to improve your skills and productivity in creating design and marketing for print, web and videos. Learn how to create effective design and videos for your communication projects. Learn the fundamentals and creatively break the rules upon mastery.


November 15, 2018, Thursday

Designing Logos, Labels, and Product Packaging For Branding
09:30AM – 12:30NN (half-day)

Resource Speaker: Tony Bucu, Independent Graphic Designer, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)

Know the origin and background of how brands came about, how they evolved through the years, and how their branding and marketing affect consumer purchasing decisions. See how big brands have sustained its popularity and how they influence consumers through the power of media, pop-culture, and corporate branding. This session is for graphic artists and designers, layout artists, product designers, brand developers, sales and marketing professionals and those involved in branding and packaging.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Designing For Printed Flyers, Brochures and Marketing Collaterals
01:30PM – 04:30PM (half-day)

Resource Speaker: Tony Bucu, Independent Graphic Designer, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)

A quick study on the basics of flyer, brochure and collateral design — from media types/sizes, preparation of materials, text for layout, proper use of grids, white space, and typefaces/fonts. This session is for graphic artists and designers, layout artists, and those involved in print media production.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

November 16, 2018, Friday

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018: Video Editing In Photoshop CC
09:30AM – 12:30NN (half-day)

Resource Speaker: Mario J. Ramirez, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI)

Whether you’re a photographer, designer or just want to learn the basics and use the video features available in Photoshop, this seminar is for you. Begin with the basics of video production, then go into editing and color correction of footages, work with audio, add animation and motion effects, and finally, export the final project.

The seminar includes video features and workflow methods, useful techniques and details for creating videos, and enhancing Photoshop projects

Level: Basic to Intermediate – Participants are expected to already understand Photoshop basics and have experience using it.

Editors Bootcamp: Video Editing Made Easy With Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018
01:30PM – 04:30PM (half-day)

Resource Speaker: Dennis Lucero, Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Apple Certified Pro, and Apple Mentor Certified Trainer

A detailed walk through of Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 using the same software used to edit ‘Marvel’s Deadpool’ in 2016. Attendees who are beginners, new users, switchers and seasoned veterans, will benefit through a detailed interface tour, various functions of different panels, techniques to speed-up and optimize editing, working with transitions, effects, round-tripping to Adobe After Effects, color grading, and finally, finishing with output in various formats for the web, TV, and film.

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Who Should Attend

Graphic artists and designers, digital artists, creative directors, photographers, art directors, web developers and designers, webmasters, programmers, illustrators, AV Producers, publishers, layout artists, print managers, production artists, animators, multimedia specialists, corporate communicators, digital marketers, educators, IT Professionals, and those involved in marketing and creative industries.

Registration Fee

PHP 6,999 + VAT per day
Fees are inclusive snacks, lunch, and seminar kits.

Discount Scheme (Choose 1 discount scheme)

Package of 5 + 1 (send 5 delegates and get additional 1 for free)
5% Discount to Past Delegates of Fiera seminars
20% Discount to Academe/ Students/ Government/NGOs

Reviews – What They Say About the Program

1. The session was effective! 🙂
– Mic Demetillo, Innoland.
2. Quality seminar speakers.
– Sheng Hermano, Radius Telecoms, Inc.
3. It was very informative.
– Chriselle Quizon, Philippine Airlines.
4. I liked the speaker’s topics. The speakers are really experts and credible.
Basically, they are really knowledgeable.
– Victoria Bautista, VXI Global Holdings B.V.
5. The seminar details are very helpful in our activities in our company.
– Darryl Domingo, Phoenix Publishing House.
6. The topics are well-explained with some sample.
– Emmanuel B. Albino III, St. Jude College PHINMA

Resource Speakers and Experts

Mario J. Ramirez

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI)

Mario Ramirez is an experienced instructor and speaker in the field of graphics software applications. He is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) for Photoshop CC. He teaches Photoshop to designers, photographers, business professionals as well as casual users. He is on the faculty of the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging (PCCI), the only Adobe Authorized Training Center (AATC) in the Philippines. He has taught at the ISO-certified MMLDC training facility and at The Garage: Jescom Creative Technologies, the Ateneo De Manila University in Katipunan.

Aside from teaching at PCCI, he regularly presents at prestigious conventions like the Graphic Expo and DLSU-D Graphic Convention.

Dennis Lucero

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
Apple Certified Pro, and Apple Mentor Certified Trainer

Multimedia Producer , Lead Programmer , Web Developer, Video Production Specialist , Non-Linear Video Editor, Motion Graphics Specialist, IT Systems Manager & Support and Digital Cinema Production Specialist at Mediastreak Computer Development.

Trainer at the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging. Had worked at MGA Productions in Galveston, Texas, USA as a Graphic Designer, Multimedia Programmer, Web Developer and Non-Linear Video Editor.

He studied Associates Degree in Multimedia (3.6 GPA with Honors) at Art Institute of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA. Bachelor of Arts Communication, Major in Film and Audio Visual Communications at University of the Philippines Diliman Campus, Plaridel Hall, College of Mass Communication.

Professional Certifications includes: Apple Certified Trainer (ACT) for Apple Final Cut Pro X (Level 1) Apple Certified Trainer (ACT for Apple Final Cut Pro X (Level 2) Apple Certified Pro (ACP) for Apple Final Cut Pro X Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) for Premiere Pro Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) for Premiere Pro.

Antonio ‘Tony’ Bucu

Independent Graphic Designer
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)

Studied electrical engineering at Mapua Institute of Technology, and never thought he would end up as a graphic designer. After college, Tony decided to explore his artistic skills and worked as an artist for a garments factory, designing shirt graphics. He has never looked back since then as he became a designer for the last 15 years. Tony has worked as a freelance consultant/designer for Fiera de Manila, Inc., Bozell, Basic FCB, Campaigns and Grey, and Leo Burnett, and as a full-time designer for Pixel Magic and Gimenez Group. He has art directed photo shoots for BPI and Equitable, and is an experimental photographer in his own right. Tony is an instructor at the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging.


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