Rotterdam Lab

Kim Timan

Kim Timan is a producer by day and a director by passion. Currently, she has directed 3 short films that have screened internationally and locally. Her third and latest short HM HM MHM (2022) paved the way to create the independent collective Baño Folks, which aims to produce more films leaning towards semi-experimental cinema. As a person with bipolar disorder, she is also an advocate of mental health. She aims to explore more stories about one’s constant struggle with their own psyche and sense of self.

Baño Folks Independent Film Collective – Philippines

Baño Folks is an independent film collective conceived during a bathroom smoke break in 2022. It is composed of various talented individuals with specialities in every aspect of film production; from producers to animators to sound designers. The collective mainly focuses on the unique storytelling of underrepresented groups.


Projects in development

Jhona Tan and The Wonderful World of Disassociation by Kim Timan (feature)

BB Gurl Marie by Eru Petrasanta (feature)

Purok Dose by Joshua Caesar Medroso

Scream Queen by Maria McGee


Released films

HM HM MHM by Kim Timan and Sam Villa-Real (mixed-media short)

Noontime Drama by Kim Timan and Sam Villa-Real (short)

Caramel Child by Kim Timan (mixed-media short)

Kim Timan

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.