Jude Gitamondoc is a two-time Awit Awards recipient, a two-time Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs TFC Choice Award recipient and the Grand and Second Prize Winner of the 28th Cebu Pop Music Festival. He is a professional songwriter, record producer and musical director based in Cebu City. An advocate of Bisaya pop music, he is the co-founder and proponent of the highly successful Vispop Songwriting Campaign, the bookwriter and musical director of the hit Bisrock jukebox musical Gugmang Giatay, the creative director and in-house producer of Fatboys Production and the co-writer and producer of the Bisaya hit song HAHAHAHasula. He dreams of helping build Cebu as an alternative music capital in the Philippines and hopes for the day when other Philippine languages and dialects can be represented in OPM, not just Tagalog. Aside from his work in the local scene, his songs have also been recorded by established OPM artists such as Gary Valenciano, Regine Velasquez, Jed Madela, Erik Santos, Christian Bautista, Juris, Nina, Kyla, among many others. His musical Siddhartha has been staged in China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and the US.