Jowee Morel is an independent Filipino filmmaker. His credits include several full-length features: Ec2luv (2005); Mga Paru-parong Rosas (2006); Mona Singapore Escort with Iza Calzado (2007); When a Gay Man Loves (2007); Latak (2008), and Moving Dreams (2008). The director is currently shooting his latest film Strictly Confidential Confessions of Men, otherwise known as Men Having Sex with Men, a film dedicated to raising awareness of AIDS and HIV.
Some of his films were deemed controversial because they were classified as X-rated by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board.
Morel was commissioned by non-governmental organization Asia Pacific Network Plus in 2008 to film a series of short 15-minute films to raise public awareness of HIV in Southeast Asia. Morel filmed in Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, and Papua New Guinea.