Armi Rae CACANINDIN (Producer)

Armi Rae CACANINDIN is a producer from the Manila, Philippines specializing in international co-productions. An alumna of Asian Film Academy, Berlinale Talents, Talents Tokyo, she has presented projects in La Fabrique des Cinema du Monde, Torino Film Lab, Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum, DMZ Docs, Cinefondation’s L’Atelier, IDFA Forum, IDFAcademy.
Raya MARTIN’s “How To Disappear Completely”, the first feature film she produced, had its world premiere at Festival del Film Locarno in 2013. Two short films she produced, “Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month” (Semaine dela Critique 2017 and Best Southeast Asian Short at SGIFF 2017, Special Mention of the Jury, USA Golden Gate Awards) and “The Imminent Immanent” (Toronto IFF 2018, SGIFF 2018) both by Carlo Francisco MANATAD are co-productions with Singapore.
Her latest film, “Aswang”, a creative documentary by Alyx ARUMPAC, had its world premiere at IDFA 2019, and won FIPRESCI Award at IDFA, Amnesty International at Thessaloniki, Beyond The Screen Award at Docaviv and the White Goose Award at DMZ Docs. Aswang was funded by CNC’s Aide Aux Cinema du Monde, IDFA Bertha Fund, Sundance, World Cinema Fund, Doha Film Institute, SGIFF Seadoc grant, Purin pictures and Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program.
She is currently in post-production of “Whether the Weather is Fine”, Carlo Francisco MANATAD’s first feature film about the aftermath of the typhoon Yolanda. It is a Philippine, French, Singaporean, Indonesian co-production, and is supported by CNC’s Aide Aux Cinema du Monde, World Cinema Fund, Vision Sud Est, Asian Cinema Fund and Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program for both script development and promotion. It was awarded the TorinoFilmLab’s Co-production Award and the Film Development Council of the Philippine’s Co-Production Award.