Ice Idanan graduated with honors from the University of the Philippines Film Institute. Her thesis film, Limang Libo, was the National Winner for the Kodak Filmschool Competition and was one of the finalist in the Young Cinema Category of the Cinemanila Film Festival, both taking place in 2009. It was also the rand Prize Winner of the Quisumbing-Escandor Film Festival for Maternal Health 2010. Limang Libo was her first major directorial film.
Ice has recently graduated as on of the fellow in the Asian Film Academy Programme under the 15th Pusan International Film Festival in 2010. She has experienced a broad spectrum of the filmmaking process, from screen-writing, producing, directing and editing. A lot of this was done while helping her friends with their own theses and volunteering for several feature films. Believing in the discipline of shooting in film, she hopes to make another short shot on 16mm in the near future. via IMDB