Kent Donguines is a Filipino-Canadian narrative and documentary filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. He is the CEO of Aimer Films Inc. and has produced the award-winning CBC short documentary, THIS INK RUNS DEEP, which premiered at the 2019 Toronto International FilmFestival. He also wrote, directed, and produced the Telus Storyhive short film KALINGA(Care), a documentary about the sacrifices Filipina nannies make to work in Canada. The short documentary had its World Premiere at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival and won the Kathleen Shannon Award from Yorkton FilmFestival. Kent has worked for production companies in Canada and the Philippines, including Cedar Island Films Inc., Black Cap Pictures (Ten17p), Viva Entertainment, and Star Cinema.
His latest short film, funded by Harold Greenberg Fund, BC Arts Council, Canadian Film Centre, CreativeBC, and the National Film Board of Canada, PACO received the Grand Prize in the 2022 Stage32 Annual Film Contest and has secured a broadcast license with CRAVE. He’s currently developing the feature film, CROSS-COUNTRY BABY, and his feature documentaries, TREASURE OF THE RICE TERRACES and CANADIAN ADOBO.