"I love telling stories, exploring characters and their headspace and expanding that world beyond the script. I love the wide range of decisions involved in production design and I see every opportunity to explore the range of emotion through architectural details, colors, patterns, lighting and furniture. My goal is to collaborate with other filmmakers with meaningful and multicultural stories that push the boundaries of the imagination."

Filipino born and raised in Manila, Berlin-based Trinka Lat, received her BA in communication Arts degree with honors at the Ateneo de Manila University in 2002. She started the film production company Brainchild Six soon after and went on to study production design at the Mowelfund Film Institute. She started her design journey with a lot of learning by doing -- designing music videos, commercials, short films and features and series for cinema and TV. 

With twenty years of industry experience as a production designer, set decorator and member of the art department, she continues to seek out projects that push the boundaries of storytelling.

Trinka Lat is also a producer, director and multi-media + sound enthusiast. She is the curator of the First Reel Philippine Film Festival Berlin, which aims to bring transformative content to the Filipino diaspora and other communities of color.

She continues to explore all kinds of adventures in sound, image and space.


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