Hans Rivera is a film collaborator, film scorer, and multidisciplinary artist from the Philippines. He produced experimental films that screened in both local and international festivals. He is a fellow of Cinemalaya’s Intensive Scriptwriting Workshop and the SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab 2022. Together with his peers, he nurtured Pothos Collective—a colorful group of storytellers exploring emancipative and novel approaches to filmmaking cultivated by the community’s lived experiences and struggles. His artistic endeavors center on sensory approaches to spaces and the environment, and he aims to create art cultivated by compassion.