Valfrie Tabian Jr is originally from Manila, Philippines. Studied Digital Filmmaking at De La Salle College of St Benilde and He moved to Los Angeles to study Cinematography at New York Film Academy. He worked in a commercial production house as a Creative Associate, and did various jobs as a Cinematographer, Editor (offline) and creating original content. He worked with international brands like Uniliver products (Sunsilk, TRESemmè, Dove etc), Rogue Magazine, Skyflakes etc. He also worked with Philippine local brands like Belo Essentials, Redhorse etc. As a cinematographer, he believes that when shooting a film, narrative or documentary, the story always comes first and the look and the style of the film will eventually develop.