Arleen graduated BA Film, cum-laude at the University of the Philippines-Diliman and finished her Masters degree in Communications at Nanyang University, Singapore. She worked in different production companies, such as Furball, Industria, Bigfoot, Ignite Media; Bicycle Pictures and now Cinematografica.
Since 2005, she has produced over 20 feature films and documentaries, which premiered in Cannes, Toronto, Rotterdam and Pusan Film Festivals. She also teaches at Breda University in the Netherlands.
Film Producer and Educator
1980, Manila Philippines
drama, action, arthouse, historical, Asian, suspense, LGBT, short documentaries
Breda, The Netherlands
Cannes Film Festival Official Selection for the films, Independencia and Manila
Director’s Fortnight Official Selection for the film, Now Showing
Hubert Bals Fund Award for Independencia
Cinemart Co-Production Winner for the project Independencia
Berlin Co-Production Market Project Selection for The Empire
Guadalajara Co-Production Market Project Selection for the Empire
Participant, Berlinale Talent Campus
ASEAN Scholarship Awardee, Nanyang Technological University , Singapore