Carla Pulido-Ocampo

About the Filmmaker


Carla Pulido Ocampo is a Filipino filmmaker and cultural worker. She is co-founder of associations that are purveyors of alternative cinema culture in Northern Philippines: Habi Collective Media, Balay Habi Studio, and Pelicula Union.

Currently, she is best known for her filmography centering on the culture and lore of Northern Philippines. She is writer, researcher, and editor for the seminal documentary Walang Rape sa Bontok (international title: Bontok, Rapeless); and is the editor, writer and director of the short film Tokwifi (translated title: Star) which won the Special Jury Prize at the 7th QCinema International Film Festival in 2019, and achieved a grand slam in the year 2020 by winning Best Short Film honors in the 16th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, and in the prestigious Gawad Urian and FAMAS Awards.