Armi Rae Cacanindin
Armi Rae Cacanindin is an award-winning Filipina producer based in Manila. She focuses on a number of high-quality fiction and documentary film projects from filmmakers with distinct voices.
Her films have premiered in A-list film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno, Toronto, Sundance, Shanghai, and Busan, among others.
Her last three projects include the Venice FIPRESCI winner Autobiography, the debut feature of Indonesian director Makbul Mubarak. It won the top prizes in Tokyo, Singapore, Jogjakarta, Stockholm, and Taipei. The other is the critically acclaimed epic first feature of Carlo Francisco Manatad, "Kun Maupay Man It Panahon" (Whether the Weather is Fine), which won the Youth Jury Award in Locarno 2021 and then went to over 40 international film festivals and was a big winner at the 2021 Metro Manila International Film Festival. The last one is the multi-awarded drug war documentary, "Aswang," by Alyx Arumpac, which won the FIPRESCI award at its IDFA 2019 premiere, and later on bagged top awards in Montreal, DMZ Docs, Thessaloniki, Jogjakarta, Corsica Doc, DocAviv. In the Philippines, it made history by being the first documentary that got both the Best Documentary and Best Picture Award at the Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Science 2020 and Gawad Urian 2021 and was eligible for the Oscars in 2021.
She is currently producing a Dutch–Philippine–Belgian feature film, “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” by director Morgan Knibbe. Entirely shot in the Philippines, it is now in post-production.