Erik Matti

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Erik Matti
Occupation director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1995–present

Erik Charles Matti (born 1965) is a Filipino filmmaker. His most notable achievement in film is Magic Temple, which won top honors for Best Screenplay (shared with Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes) during the 1996 Metro Manila Film Festival. He has also been nominated as Best Director in the Gawad Urian Awards and Film Academy of the Philippines Awards.[1]

Matti also co-founded (and co-owns) Reality Entertainment, a film production company, with Lily Monteverde's son Dondon.[2][3]



First Assistant Director[edit]

  • Gangland (1998)

Second Assistant Director[edit]

  • Baby Love (1998)


  • The Arrival (2010)
  • Binibining K (2006)
  • Pa-Siyam (2004)
  • Gagamboy (2004)
  • Scorpio Nights 2 (1999)
  • Magic Kingdom (Alamat ng Damortis) (1997)


  • Yanggaw (2008)
  • Gagamboy (2004)
  • Scorpio Nights 2 (1999)
  • Magic Hut (1997)


  • On the Job (2013) (co-producer)
  • Rigodon (2012) (co-producer)
  • Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles (2012) (co-producer)
  • Pa-siyam (2004)
  • Banyo Queen (2001)
  • Cat Hairs (2001)


Year Award Category Work Result
1996 Metro Manila Film Festival Best Original Story (with Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes) Magic Temple[4] Won
Best Screenplay (with Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes) Won
2014 30th PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Cinematographer of the Year On the Job Won
Movie Director of the Year Won


  1. ^ "Erik Matti - Awards". Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  2. ^ Starring Piolo Pascual and Gerald Anderson and co-produced by Matti’s Reality Entertainment with Star Cinema, “On the Job” is among the 21 films announced on Tuesday as part of the festival’s prestigious Directors Fortnight section. ("Erik Matti’s ‘On the Job’ joins Cannes filmfest Directors Fortnight section". April 23, 2013. Retrieved April 28, 2013. )
  3. ^ Information about Reality Entertainment on its official Facebook
  4. ^ "Metro Manila Film Festival:1996". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.

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