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Leonor Will Never Die will make its local premiere as the opening film of the 2022 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival on August 5, 2022, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This is the first time in two years for the festival to run a live on-site screening alongside a virtual one. After winning the Special Jury Prize

Winning at Sundance is just the beginning for Martika Ramirez Escobar’s debut feature film, Leonor Will Never Die. Since winning, this film within a film has been traveling the world at various international film festivals such as the Kosmorama 2022 in Norway, 23rd Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea, Taipei Film Festival 2022 in Taiwan, and Neuchâtel

Monster Jimenez, Arkeofilms’ in-house producer is a script mentor for the Malaysian Development Lab for Feature Films or mylab.   mylab is an incubation lab for emerging Malaysian filmmakers, directors, scriptwriters, and producers. Through the guidance of chosen international and regional experts in film–particularly scriptwriting, producing, direction, and distribution–mylab helps aspiring filmmakers develop scripts and film projects. At the

Two of Arkeofilms’s projects continue their journey in development.   Joel Ruiz’s science fiction drama Mando’s Better World participated at the film incubation lab Full Circle Lab Philippines, held in Cebu City in late April. Attending with director Joel is the project’s producer, Rajiv Idnani, a long-time Arkeofilms colleague. Full Circle Lab Philippines is a project of the Tatino

Arkeofilms’ Leonor Will Never Die won the Special Jury Prize for Innovative Spirit at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival after premiering in the festival’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition.  The section  features “emerging filmmaking talents around the world that offer fresh perspectives and inventive styles.” The Sundance jury citation says, “Switching in-between genres, this film within a film follows

Viu premiered its first Filipino original streaming series, Still. Still is an eight-episode musical narrative series produced by Viu Philippines and This Side Up, in collaboration with Arkeofilms, TheaterFansManila.com, FlipMusic, and Black Box Collab. The series is directed by Treb Monteras II and produced by Monster Jimenez who are also the people behind the internationally acclaimed hip-hop musical

  Treb Monteras III’s Respeto (2017) was listed in Gawad Urian’s best films of the last decade (Mga Natatanging Pelikula ng Dekada).   The Gawad Urian Awards is one of the most prestigious film awards held in the Philippines. The awarding is judged by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (MPP) or the Filipino Film Critics, a group of film writers,