About Oscar Yema
WHERE IT ALL BEGUN...
With more than two decades of television and film experience, Oscar Yema rose from the ranks from being a researcher, segment producer, writer, director to executive producer for both GMA 7 and ABS-CBN 2 - two of the biggest channels in the Philippines from 1992 to 2002.
In ABS-CBN, programs under his belt includes top-rated news of current affairs such as INSIDE STORY with Senator Loren Legarda, HOY GISING with Korina Sanches, COMPANERO Y COMPANERA with Senators Rene Cayetano, Allan Peter Cayetano and Pia Cayetano, MAGANDANG GABI BAYAN, with Former Vice President Noli De Castro, ASSIGNMENT with DFA Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. and USAPANG BUSINESS with Ces Drilon.
In GMA Network, he handled shows such as BRIGADA SIETE with Jessica Soho, EMERGENCY with Arnold Clavio, IMBESTIGADOR with Mike Enriquez, SAKSI with Mel Tiangco and as Merchandising Producer of EAT BULAGA.
In 2003, he became Director Ellen Ongkeko's protege acting as Assistant Director and Line Producer for her films, ANGELS under Cinema One and STRAY CATS under Erasto Productions.
Other film project includes PARADISE - a 13 episode TV series shot in film produced by Stages Production for SINGAPORE Television.
AND THE REST IS HISTORY...
In 2005, he moved to Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. He served as Tan Holdings Multi-media Manager producing documentaries, promotion and training videos for all its affiliates. He later served as Events Manager for Tan Holdings' ASIA PACIFIC HOTELS (Fiesta Resort and Spa now Crown Plaza and Saipan Grand Hotel, now Kanoa Hotel). He conceptualized and staged hotels sponsored events for the community through SAIPAN SINGING SUPERSTAR and POP MUSIC Original Music Composition Contest.
In 2010. he moved to Qatar as Producer of ADABISC Advertising filming TV commercials, corporate films, photography, branding projects, radio ads and fashion events.
Later on, he pioneered the relaunching of QATAR TELEVSION to HD Channel as CHIEF PRODUCER of the major station-produced programs.
Also in Qatar, he produced and organized big events for the Filipino community:
- Sarah Geronimo Perfect 10 concert at the West End Park
- Gary V Live Concert at Qatar Sports Club
- Yeng Constantino, Kamikaze Concert at Qatar Sports Club
- PBA Legends friendly game at Al Gharafa Stadium
In 2015, he wrote eight full length screenplay under RED DOT FILMS and ADVOCACY FILMS:
- The Beauty and the Best
- Cinderella Man Wears Nike
- The Fabulous News - "Balitang Fab!"
- The Last Musical Conduction - " Huling Kumpas"
- The Three Widowers - " Tatlong Biyuda"
- The Eventologist - "Ang Pagbabalik"
- The Detention- "Qosa"
Oscar Yema is married to Mitzi Vera Cruz Yema with five children, Ralph Roland (32), Mihiko (25), Zachary (24), Mitziko (16) and Zianne Yema (7).
RED DOT FILMS / March 2015 - Aug 2020
Senior Producer - Doha, Qatar
Acts as project manager of TV and Film projects, marketing manager, writer and director for corporate films and other video projects.
QATAR TELEVISION HD / November 2011 - March 2015
Chief Producer - Doha, Qatar
• Acts as Chief Producer of the following TV shows:
- Munawaat Reality Show Season 1 and 2
- Al Galayel Reality Season 1
- 48 Hours Reality Show Season 1
- Al Senyar Reality Show Season
- Expats Magazine Show Season 1 and 2
- Builders Magazine Show Season 1 and 2
- We try it for you Reality Show Season 1 and 2
- Career Show Magazine Season 1
- Qatar Foundation Documentary
- Qatar National Day Celebrations 2012. 2013.2014
- Qatar Sports National Day Celebrations 2012, 2013, 2014
ADabisc Future Qatar / January 2011 - November 2011
Producer - Doha, Qatar
- Qatar University Corporate Film and TVC 2011
- Hukumi TVC 2011
- Salam Corporate Film 2011
- Qatar Media Corporation Corporate Film and HR Video 2011
- Salam Mall Photography Requirement 2011
- Mathaf Photography and Corporate Films 2011
ASIA PACIFIC HOTELS / Sep 2006 - Dec 2010
PR & Marketing - Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, USA
Producer of multimedia materials for Tan Holdings Conglomerate's video projects, training videos and corporate videos for the affiliate companies in Guam.
In-charge of promotional collaterals for the group of companies and promotional events such as corporate parties and events.
Acts as Banquet and Events Manager for Kanoa Hotel formerly Saipan Grand Hotel and Crown Plaza Saipan formerly Fiesta Resort and Spa.
TAN HOLDINGS / January 2002 - September 2004
Executive Producer - Philippines
• Produces video projects for the company and its affiliates in Saipan, Hong Kong, and China
• Acts as writer, video editor and director.
GMA NETWORK Inc. / January 1998 - January 2002
IMBESTIGATOR - Segment Producer and Video Editor
COMPANERO Y COMPANERA
Drama Director and Executive Producer
EAT BULAGA - Merchandising Producer
EMERGENCY - Director and Writer
BRIGADA SIETE - Writer / Segment Producer
SAKSI - Writer and Segment Producer
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
June 1991 - November 1998 / Philippines
COMPANERO Y COMPANERA - Drama Director and E.P.
ASSIGNMENT - E.P. (Executive Producer)
MAGANDANG GABI BAYAN - Writer / Segment Producer
HOY GISING - - Writer / Segment Producer
TV PATROL - Writer / Segment Producer
INSIDE STORY - - Writer / Segment Producer