About the Authors

Albert Michael M. Idioma is the owner and sound recordist of the AMI Wildsound Services and Rentals Company, which boasts the only Dolby Atmos certified mixing studio in the country. Mike has mixed over a hundred film titles which include Jose Rizal, Muro-Ami, El Presidente, Babae sa Septic Tank, and National Geographic’sAsia’s Titanic. As of this trimester, he has received 48 wins and 101 nominations from various major award-giving bodies in the Philippines, including an induction to the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences  (FAMAS) Awards  Hall of Fame.

Mike has been involved with the UP Open University (UPOU) since 2012, handling and developing the lessons in Audio in Multimedia, as well as doing consultation work for the Multimedia Center. Prior to UPOU, he has also taught in the Marilou Diaz-Abaya Film Institute, as well as Don Bosco Technical College, his alma mater.

His filmography can be reviewed at the Internet Movie Database website.



Al Francis D. Librero is an assistant professor for the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS) in UPOU, teaching a wide variety of bachelor’s and master’s level courses. He managed UPOU’s Diploma in Computer Science (DCS) program from 2007 to 2014, before being promptly reassigned to perform the same duties in the Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies (BAMS) program. In nearly the same span of time, Ihe has acted as the university’s IT manager and is currently designated as Director for the Information and Communication Technology Development Office (ICTDO)

Al has assisted Mike in teaching and developing Audio in Multimedia since the beginning.

His curriculum vitae, as well as information on his other professional and personal projects and blog can be found in his website.