Dreamcatchers is a travel documentary television series created and presented by Philippe Estiot and Iva Agüero in collaboration with Malaysian production company Trifecta Collective. The series is a quest for "dreamcatchers", people that have changed their life to pursue a dream. Throughout the series, Dreamcatchers showcases the local culture of each destination as the search expands across Southeast Asia.

GenreTravel documentary
Created byPhilippe Estiot and Iva Agüero
Country of originMalaysia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes28
EditorsEva E. Zahar, Bobby Tan, Eman Azrin Azhar
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesTrifecta Collective Sdn. Bhd., Phil and Iva Productions Sdn. Bhd.

Dreamcatchers season one was filmed in Indonesia, first premiered in July 2017 and went on to air in over 45 countries worldwide. The first season of the series was named a National Winner in the Asian Academy Creative Awards and represented Malaysia in the Best Non-Scripted Entertainment category.[1][2]

Dreamcatchers season two premiered on May 9, 2019, with episodes filmed in East Malaysia.

Dreamcatchers season three was shot entirely in the Philippines and premiered in October 2019 on ABS-CBN's Metro Channel,[3] before continuing to air around the globe.


Dreamcatchers is a factual entertainment series where each episode introduces a different "dreamcatcher" character and their story. The episodes begin with Phil and Iva traveling from one destination to another in search of a "dreamcatcher" to interview. [4] As they seek out dreamcatchers, Phil and Iva also become immersed in the local culture of a region, exploring food, learning about traditions and learning from the local people.[5]


Dreamcatchers is produced by Phil & Iva Productions Sdn. Bhd. a full-service production company registered in Malaysia.[6] Philippe Estiot and Iva Agüero founded the production company. While Dreamcatchers is still the company's main production, today they also produce commissioned shows for cable television,[7] feature-length documentaries and corporate videos.


  1. ^ "2018 Asian Academy Creative Awards: Full National & Regional Winners List". E! Online. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  2. ^ "List of National/Regional Winners 2018". Asian Academy Creative Awards. 2018-12-10. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  3. ^ Corp, ABS-CBN. "Dreamcatchers Season 3 Premieres Tonight on Metro Channel". Metro.Style. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  4. ^ Jul 5, Ysa Singson |; 2017 (2017-07-05). "This Couple Quit Their Corporate Jobs To Live On A Sailboat". COSMO.PH. Retrieved 2020-05-08.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ by (2016-10-13). "Dreamcatchers: From the Concrete Jungle to the Rolling Seas". Our TAKE. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  6. ^ "Malaysia Business Directory". www.mysbusiness.com. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  7. ^ "My Zen People season 3 – MyZen TV". Retrieved 2020-05-08.

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