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Alberto "Treb" Monteras II is a Filipino Film director and music video director.[1][2] He is best known for his work on the film Respeto.[3]

Treb Monteras II
OccupationFilm director, music video director

Treb has amassed a large number music video credits directing music videos for Bamboo, Rivermaya, Sugarfree, Hale, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano and Regine Velasquez among other notable artists.[4][5]

Life and careerEdit

Treb graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Major in Advertising and pursued his passion for filmmaking and studied at the Mowelfund Film Institute, and at the International Institute for Film and the Arts. Later in 2016, he attended the American Society of Cinematographer’s Masterclass.[6]

Treb´s debut feature film Respeto, starring Abra, Dido de la Paz and Loonie, premiered at the New York Asian Film Festival.[7] It also won the awards for best feature length film, Best Supporting Actor, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, and Best Sound at the 2017 Cinemalaya Film Festival.[8]



Year Film Director Writer Note
2017 Respeto Yes Yes Feature Film


Year Film Director Writer Note
2011 Party Pilipinas Yes No TV Musical Variety Show
2012 Chef Boy Logro: Kusina Master Yes No TV Cooking Show
2012 Sarap Diva Yes No TV Talk Show
2014-2015 Myx Ambushed Yes No TV Show


Year Film Award Category Result
2018 Respeto International Film Festival of India Centenary Award - Best Debut Feature Film Won[9]
Exground Film Festival Jury Prize - Youth Days Category Won[10]
Carrousel international du film de Rimouski Best Youth Feature Won[11]
New York Asian Film Festival Silver Tiger Uncaged Award for Best Feature Film Won[12]


  1. ^ "[Herald Interview] Hip-hop film seeks to show realities of life in the Philippines". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  2. ^ "Alberto Monteras II at IFFR". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  3. ^ "Film Review: Respeto (2017) by Treb Monteras II". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  4. ^ "Treb Monteras Music video's treblemaker". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  5. ^ "Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid shows off cooking skills via sarap Diva". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  6. ^ "Interview with Treb Monteras: It's an exciting time for Filipino cinema, because somehow the line between mainstream and independent cinema is blurred". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  7. ^ "'Respeto': Film Review". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  8. ^ "'Respeto' bags Cinemalaya 2017 Best Film award". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  9. ^ "Centenary Award for the Best Debut Feature Film of a Director". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  10. ^ "Press Release: Prize Winners at exground filmfest 31". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  11. ^ "Cinemalaya's 'Respeto,' 'Bagahe' win in international festivals". Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  12. ^ "17th New York Asian Film Festival". Retrieved 2019-07-22.

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